This event is a celebration of diversity and culture, featuring music, dance, food, and art from around the world. We invite everyone to come and experience the rich tapestry of traditions and customs that make our community so unique.
Enjoy food trucks, fun activities, contests & games, Kid's Zone, and free live entertainment from our cultural partners.
Plus, ArtSpace/Lima will join us with their touch of local creativity and excellence!
Admission is free and open to the entire community!
Free parking is available at the following locations:
Allen County Children Services, 123 W. Spring Street
YMCA, 345 S. Elizabeth Street--lots *WEST* of Elizabeth Street *only*
Parking lot on the corner of North and Union across from Allen County RTA
Special Event Emcee: Ms. Carla Thompson, 3rd Ward Lima City Council
Our theme this year is Regalia From Around the World so please come dressed in the attire of your heritage!
Cultural Community Exhibitor Information: Reserve your 10x10' exhibitor space now!
Cultures represented at the event include:
Panama, Puerto Rico, India, Latin and South America, Japan, Guyana South America, Dominican Republic, Nigeria, Trinidad, and many more!
Exhibitors have the option of stage time to showcase their culture and lead a simple children's activity in the Kid's Zone.
A limited amount of grant funding is available for those who wish to apply. Contact the Chamber for more information.
Food Truck Information:
Electricity and water availability information: **not available at this location**
To maintain variety, only one type of food truck will be confirmed for the event.
An application and contract will be required by all registrants.
A complete list of registered food trucks can be found on this page--check them out!
*We have reached our food truck capacity--food truck registration is closed!*
Each exhibitor can register for stage time to showcase their cultural talents.
A full entertainment schedule will be available at the event!
We are pleased to announce our headliner will be: Stedic Music Volunteers are needed! The link to register to volunteer is coming soon!
Online registration for exhibitors and food trucks closes on Friday, September 22, 2023.
Cancellation policy: If the Chamber cancels the event, refunds to food trucks and exhibitors will be given. If food trucks or exhibitors wish to cancel, refunds can be made if completed by 9/15/23.
Sponsorships are NOW open!
Looking for the best sponsorship to fit your growing business priorities?
Click HERE for the event sponsorship flier, or
call Julie Klingler at 419-222-6045 today!