The Springfield Multicultural Festival is an annual performing arts and community resource expo designed to provide access to cultural enrichment through the visual and performing arts.
The festival features two main components: A performance stage featuring up to seven local performing artists groups representing a variety of international and native cultures. The event also features a community resource expo with over 40 exhibitors sharing information about employment opportunities, health care access, financial and educational services and a variety other business resources from non profit organizations to area craft makers.
Attracting more than 1,500 visitors each year, the event is recognized as one of the region’s premier multicultural celebrations, the festival features ethnic foods, non-stop dance and music originating from all over the world. Admission and all entertainment is free. It is our hope that festival guests will come away with a broader understanding and appreciation of the diverse resources and opportunities available in the Springfield/Greene County area.
The festival is scheduled for January 15, 2018 (on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday) at the Juanita K Hammons Hall from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Admission and parking is free and the event is open to the public.