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Holiday Folk Fair International Celebrates Cultures of the World

Nov 03, 2019 11:36AM
The 76th annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premier multicultural festival celebrating the cultural heritages of the people living in southeastern Wisconsin, takes place from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, November 22; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, November 23; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, November 24. The event will be held at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center. Attendees can enjoy music, food, dance and art from over 50 ethnic groups in a welcoming atmosphere honoring culture and diversity.

Highlights of this year’s fair include the All Nations Theater, with traditional music and dance; the World Café, offering traditional dishes; the International Stage, where young people perform their ethnic dances; Tanzhauz, a dance and sing-along with traditional musical styles; and the Coffee House, Heritage Lane, International Bazaar and the Chef’s Stage.

Admission: $14; $10 for children and seniors; military personnel (with ID) and children under 5 free. Location: 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. For more information, visit FolkFair.org.

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