Enjoy entertainment, food, crafts and souvenirs, vendors, raffles, and our language corner! Share pride in your heritage and learn about other cultures.

Overview

The ninth annual Toledo Sister Cities International Festival will be held on Saturday, April 14,2018 at the Toledo Seagate Center downtown Toledo at 401 Jefferson Street. Toledo, Ohio 43604. From 11:00am - 8:00pm.

Doors will open at 10:30 with the opening ceremony beginning at 11:00. Parking is available on the street for free, or in the Seagate underground parking garage for $7. for the whole day. See the map for locations.

Details: The International Festival is a Toledo celebration of cultures from around the world. We will have performances representing not only the 10 countries of our sister cities, but also some of the other ethnic groups that make up the city of Toledo. We  have Sister Cities in Spain, China, Hungary, Poland, Japan, Tanzania, Germany, Lebanon, Pakistan and India. There will also be authentic ethnic food available from many of those countries.. World beers will be available, and vendors will be on hand to offer crafts and other goods. Last year, the festival had some 2,000 participants in this celebration of international diversity. Merchandise representing many other countries will be available to purchase and all the sister city clubs / committees and other local organizations with an international interest will have information and activities. There will also be an opportunity to learn a bit of a different language every 1/2 hour. A new attraction this year is Hero's inflatable bouncy house. Come celebrate this festival of music, people, and culture! 

Admission in advance is $5. At the door general admission is $7. Seniors and students with ID's are $5. and Children 10 & under are free.  

 

 

Directions and Parking to TSCI International Festival

Location of Festival

Highlights

  • Eight hours of music, dance and martial arts!
  • Ethnic food and crafts!
  • A celebration of people and diverse cultures!
  • Beer, wine, coffee, water, and soft drinks are available for purchase.
  • Every ½ hr. there’s an opportunity to learn a little bit of a different language
  • Entries for the national sister cities Young Artists and Authors Showcase will be on exhibit with prizes being awarded during the festival.

Involvement