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Columbia International Festival 2022

May 21 @ 10:00 am - May 22 @ 7:00 pm


Columbia International Festival 2022
Sat-Sun, May 21-22
All Ages — $5-$7 adults/Kids FREE


Note: Not hosted by Cola City Homeschoolers Click HERE for more information and to get the discount admission coupon.

Located at the State Fairgrounds. Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22. No Global Education Day on Friday this year.

The Columbia International Festival showcases the music, culture, food and performing arts of the various cultures, nationalities, races and language groups represented in South Carolina. Since 1996, the event has been bringing together all of the area’s international communities to build better community/race relations between various ethnic/cultural/language groups and with the South Carolina community at large.

International Food Court (Saturday & Sunday) Sample the exotic flavors of foreign cuisines from around the world. You’ll come back for more!

Cultural Entertainment Throughout each festival day, groups representing many countries will delight you with staged performances of their national dances.

International Fashion Show Enjoy this show of the traditional costumes which uniquely garb people from around the world.  Saturday – 4 pm: Adult fashion show, Sunday – 4 pm: Children’s show.

International Bazaar Shop the many booths for authentic clothing, crafts, jewelry, and souvenirs imported from around the world.

Cultural Demonstrations Learn how to do something new, like origami, use chopsticks, write in another script, play other cultural games, say Hello, Thank You, Good-bye, or count in another language.

Parade of Nations Traditionally dressed representatives from nearly 100 countries proudly present their home country’s flag at the 2 p.m. Saturday parade.



May 21 @ 10:00 am
May 22 @ 7:00 pm
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Columbia International Festival
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