2nd Annual International Culture Fest

Cultural food, vendors, displays, and performances will excite the whole family!


Join us, July 12, 5:00-9:00 pm for the musical kick off, then Saturday, July 13, 10:00 am-4:00 pm for non-stop culturally enriching run!


 Parade of Cultures July 13, 11:00 am. 


Free admission and parking at Fishermen's Village! 

Highlights

Help us bring people together

  • Receive a limited edition CHC alphabet bracelet with a $3 or more donation
  • Buy a limited edition CHC t-shirt for just $20 (supplies extremely limited)
  • Learn more about us, and join us! You needn't be a member of a cultural group to join, all are welcome!
  • Have a piece of candy :)

Several Chances to Win Great Stuff!

  • Fill out and return--by 3:45 pm, as the drawing is at 4:00 pm!--an ICF Passport for a chance to win an mega basket with gifts from Fishermen's Village merchants as well as cultural treasures from CHC members, valued at over $850!


  • Fill out a (very short) electronic survey for a chance to win a deluxe international wine basket, courtesy of The Gilded Grape Winery & Wine Bar, valued at $150.

Food, Glorious Food

 Enjoy everything from secret Filipino family recipes to Bubble Tea, Serbian delicacies, Caribbean delights and Hungarian Firebread with an American twist.

Fishermen's Village eateries may be featuring special eats and treats as well, come on over and see!

Shop and Learn

 So many fascinating vendors, so little time! Everything from truly unique and beautiful contemporary modern art to authentic Indian treasures and henna tattoos, to breezy, beachy women's sandals and coverups and bohemian and oil-infused bracelets, you're sure to find something you love! 

Vendor and Participant List

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Asian Professionals Association of SWFL: Cultural/Informational
Display and Performances

Blanchard House Museum: Cultural Display

Bohemian & Oil-Infused Bracelets: Merchandise Vendor

Candy Ent., LLC: Merchandise Vendor

Children’s Network of Southwest Florida: Informational Display

Contemporary Modern Art by Lionel Lewis: Merchandise Vendor

Cultural Heritage Center of SWFL Welcome Table: Merchandise
Vendor and Informational Display

Epicure Tours & Travel: Informational Display

Florida Gulf Coast University: Informational Display

Filipino American Assoc. of SWF Inc.: Cultural Display and Food/Drink Vendor

Filipino-American Society: Cultural Display

Gerry’s Firebread: Cultural Display and Food/Drink Vendor

Hispanic-American Citizens Council and https://www.facebook.com/Spanish-American-Club-of-Citrus-County-Florida-321342976057/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Spanish-American
Society of Charlotte County: Cultural/Informational Displays

India Artisans and Henna Tattoos: Cultural Display and Merchandise Vendor

Indian Culture, Sushila Cherian: Cultural Display

Islamic Community: Cultural Display

Jamaican Culture, Clover Virgo: Cultural Display

Mapalus Kawanua Florida, Indonesian Association of Florida: Cultural Display

Mariachi Juarez Int: Cultural Display 

Modern Woodmen of America: Informational Display

New World Celts - Sarasota: Cultural Display

Pansy’s Caribbean Kitchen: Cultural Display and Food/Drink Vendor

Paradise Smoothie Bubble Tea Shop: Cultural Display and Food/Drink Vendor 

Punta Gorda Historical Society: Informational Display

Sisterhood of St. Petka of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church of
North Port: Cultural Display and Food/Drink Vendor

Event Schedule

Friday, July 12, Center Court

5–8 pm: The Bird Tribe

8 pm: Chakacha (Fire Dance) by Tampa Bay AfroFit

8:20–9 pm: The Bird Tribe


Saturday, July 13, Center Court

10 am: DJ Louie

11 am:  ~~~~ Parade of Cultures (Entire Village) ~~~~

11:25 am: Blue Skye Pipes & Drums

11:45 am: Andinos Son

12:30 pm: Shankh & Friends

1:30 pm: DJ Louie

2 pm: AfriJemma, FAASWFL Dance Group, Hula Connection, Kharizma, Putri Mandalika Indonesian

          Dance Club, Sultan’s Dreams Cultural Troupe, SWFL BellyDance Connection, SWFL

          Chinese Association                                                   

3 pm: Tampa Bay AfroFit / DJ Louie


Saturday, July 13, Section 1                                                    

11:45 am: Asante Afrika

Noon: Ragady Lapsey

12:45 pm: Asante Afrika

1 pm: Ragady Lapsey

1:45 pm: Asante Afrika

2 pm: Ragady Lapsey

2:45 pm: Asante Afrika

3 pm: Ragady Lapsey


New World Celts in the Parade of Cultures, 2018

New World Celts in the Parade of Cultures, 2018

Our Partners

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