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About Us

Celebrate your Culture with us!

The week-long festival begins the last full week of June every year, with numerous separate events taking place mainly in downtown Lorain. Various nationalities, cultures and our community are celebrated with the sharing of gifts from our many homelands through food, music, costume and tradition.
The three day bazaar takes place along the scenic Black River Landing site, and features a multitude of foods with a wide variety of ethnic cuisine to sample. There is wonderful entertainment throughout the weekend including on-going live performances. Stop by the different cultural booths that feature crafts and items from many homelands. There are covered dining areas, paved walkways and free parking.

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Our Mission 

To promote Lorain, Ohio as an international port and center of international commerce. To develop pride in the cultural and spiritual heritage of the people of the city and surrounding areas by honoring customs and traditions of the lands of their origin and ancestry.


Festival Map

Click the link below to see our festival map.

The event

Admission is $3 a person at the North and South Gates. We now offer credit card payment at the gates. Kids 12 and under are free of charge! No Group Rates. Anyone under 18 needs to be accompanied by an adult after 6pm.


We are unable to allow pets at our event unless they are a registered service animal please contact us for more information.


City of Lorain Police patrol our event and issues are to be reported at the central tent. Wristbands will be provided for our 21+ guests at the Beer Tent.


Parking can be found along Broadway Ave. and around our festival site.

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Keep our Park Green & Clean
Trash bins are placed in various locations around Black River Landing! 

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