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Multicultural Festival

Date & Time

September 09, 2023 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM


8230 Civic Center Drive, Elk Grove, CA, 95757


Category:Community Events

Recurrence:Custom/Single Event

The 11th annual Elk Grove Multicultural Festival will showcase the many cultures that make up our beautiful community through entertainment, dance, music, food, fashion, art and more. Come early and join our Parasol Parade where you and your family can walk with the parade to kick-off Opening Ceremonies.  Check out the 2 stages of entertainment including a diverse cultural display of dance and music, visit the Art Show and marvel at local creations, grab a bite to eat in our International Food Court, visit and shop the more than 60+ vendors at the festival, leave your mark on a community mural and so much more!

Travel the world without leaving Elk Grove and join us for this free family festival in at District56 on September 9, 10am-5pm.

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Festival Schedule

Enjoy live entertainment throughout the day

Time Event Stage
All Day

Kids Crafts

Sac Valley Vocals Student Singers

Art Show

10:00 - 11:00AM Parasol Parade and Opening Ceremonies featuring Koyasan Taiko Group, Lion Dancers and Neil Nayyar performing the National Anthem Starts on the Avenue then Outdoor Music Stage
  Art Show Opens Art Show
10:45 - 11:15AM Sinagtala Filipino Theatre & Performing Arts Association Indoor Dance Stage
11:00 - 11:45AM The Gary Mendoza Band Outdoor Music Stage
11:30 - 12:00PM Bayland Dance Arts (Chinese Folk Dancers) Indoor Dance Stage
12:00 - 12:30PM Sacramento Pow Wow Dance Group Outdoor Music Stage
12:15 - 12:45PM Future Lao Generation Dance Team  (Lao) Indoor Dance Stage
12:45 - 1:15PM HaumXeeb Band Outdoor Music Stage
1:00 - 1:30PM ScotDance Sacramento (Scottish) Indoor Dance Stage
1:45 - 2:15PM Nostalgias de Mexico (Folklorico) Indoor Dance Stage
2:00 - 3:00PM Don Gato Latin Band Outdoor Music Stage
2:30 - 3:00PM Bronze Girl MMC Productions (African Dance) Indoor Dance Stage
3:15 - 4:45PM Gokul Dance Academy  (Bharatnatyam, Bollywood) Indoor Dance Stage
4:00 - 5:00PM The LSB (LoveSomeBody) Band Outdoor Music Stage
4:15 - 4:45PM African Cultural Fashion Show Indoor Dance Stage

*Schedule performance subject to change

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Diversity Month Schedule

Celebrate diversity all month long with these special events

Diversity Month Proclamation at City Council
Wednesday, 8/9: 6pm in Council Chambers

Innersoul performance at the CSD Hot Summer Nights Concert Series
Friday, 8/11: 6:30pm at Laguna Town Hall

The Evolution Band at NeighborGood Market
Thursday, 8/18: 6:45pm at District56

Fridays in the Grove Movie Night “Luca”
Friday, 8/19: 8:00pm at District56

Makamea Melia ‘O Polynesia Performance at the NeighborGood Market
Thursday, 8/24: 6:45pm at District56

Fridays in the Grove Movie Night “Encanto”
Friday, 9/1: 8:00pm at District56

Diversity Dining with Explore Elk Grove
Sign up for the Elk Grove Local Pass and get discounts to try cultural dining in Elk Grove
September 1 - September 10

Elk Grove Multicultural Festival
Saturday, 9/9:  10am-5pm at District56


Art Show and Competition

Show off your artistic talents at the 2023 Multicultural Festival Art Show, in partnership with Elk Grove Artists. The show is open to all artists, including high school students and is free to enter.  

Eligible Art

Work should be original, conceived & created solely by the entering artist. No Gouche, Giclee or airbrush. Art previously entered in a Multicultural Art Show & Competition will not be accepted.

Learn More About the Art Show

Event Sponsors

Kaiser Permanente
My Kid's Dentist
Cosumnes Services District
Republic Services
Sutter Health
Ardent Magazine
Explore Elk Grove
outword magazine
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