Culture Fest – A Festival of Nations
After a sold out first year, the premier collection of the international food, music and crafts returns to showcase what makes Utica the International City of Central New York… Food Sampling from many of Central New York’s local and international restaurants, a collection of artisans and craftsmen and demonstrations of dance, music and art and that bring a world of culture into one place.
Each attendee gets a sample card good for one sample at each restaurant. If you have a business or restaurant who would like to participate, or a group who is interested in performing on the stage, please call Ryan at (315) 272-2839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door; $5 kids 11-18; Kids 10 and under are free.
A limited number of food sampling tickets will be available (700) but those interested in enjoying the live music, dancing, and shopping can purchase Non-Sampling tickets for just $8.
Available at the Stanley and by clicking the link below.
Entertainment and Demonstrations
Some of our Participating Restaurants
Della Vita Olive Oil
Mother Marianne’s Kitchen
… and more to come.
Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees
ReSource Traditional Artisans
The Palm Reading Lady
Thousand Islands Winery
The Oneida County Farmers Market
The Oneida County Board of Elections
Yemeni American Culture
Enjoy Entertainment from around the world!
Ritmo Caribeno – Mohawk Valley Latino Association, music and Dance
Adi Shakti – Belly Dancing
Baptist Tabernacle Church-Youth Dancers (Karen Dancers -agricultural dance and bamboo dance)
Bhutanese-Nepali Folk Collective
Bhutanese-Nepali guest dancer Nima Tamang
…more to come.