Cleveland World Festival, a Feast of  of Fun, Music and Sports from Around the Globe, will return to the vast expanse of fields, forests and gardens of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on Sunday, August 2, 2015 from 11 am to 9 pm. Celebrating Cleveland’s diverse community with its over 120 different ethnic groups, the spectacular event will once again offer visitors a unique opportunity to sample a smorgasbord of the customs, costumes, music, food, and sports reflecting the diverse cultures that make up Cleveland’s heritage.

Photo Credit: Steve Wagner

Sponsored by Famicos Foundation, the free one-day event taking place amidst the gorgeous curving contours of Rockefeller Park (on MLK Jr. Boulevard between St. Clair and Superior Avenues) will have something for everyone including:

  • Performances from some of the city’s most talented international singers and dancers on three stages
  • Kids Village offering an escape from the heat with sprinklers and fun arts & crafts activities,
  • Sports Village featuring games of world sports competitions,
  • Food Village with a flotilla of food trucks & vendors offering delicious ethnic food and drinks.

Click here to see our schedule as of July 29, in a PDF.

Click here to see our schedule in Google Docs.

Fast becoming one of Cleveland’s most popular and diverse annual outdoor events, this past September, the 2014 Festival drew over 20,000 attendees.

The One World Festival from Tim Figueira on Vimeo.

More details to come.
Please check back with us!

Check out our new promo video by Jumpstart Video Productions and Time Warner Cable Media.

When & Where
August 2, 2015: 11am-9pm
Cleveland Cultural Gardens in Rockefeller Park
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Parking: Free parking at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center new parking garage at Magnolia Dr and E 105th St. Free shuttle service will transport attendees from the garage to the festival.

ADA parking: Attendees who use wheelchairs can park right on MLK Blvd at north of Irish Garden (going north on MLK) and at the African American Garden (going south on MLK).

Non-wheelchair ADA parking is available at VA Garage.

Shuttle service: From 11:00 AM to 9:45 PM. Shuttle stops at VA Garage (Magnolia Dr and E 105th St), Upper Italian & Upper Hungarian Gardens (on East Blvd)

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Contact Info
For more information regarding volunteering, applying to be a vendor or a performer, signing up for sporting events, or the Festival in general, please email us at contact@clevelandworldfestival.com

James Levin, Executive Director

Randi Cone, Public Relations


Donations can be mailed to:

Famicos Foundation
1325 Ansel Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106

Please include "Cleveland World Festival" on the memo line on the check.