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September 6, 2021
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100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before.
Venue: Downtown Louisville, located at the Belvedere at 5th and Main Streets
Start Date: Sep 3rd, 2021
End Date: Sep 6th, 2021
WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, celebrates with four days of world food, music, dance, culture and education
“Cities that embrace and encourage their international citizens and cultures will thrive, have a stronger quality of life and will attract new growth and jobs,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. ‘WorldFest is a great event for exploring and celebrating Louisville’s many faces and cultures and we always look to make it more vibrant, diverse and educational. So, it’s exciting to add many new features and attractions to the WorldFest celebration this year.”
With over 100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and 35 percent of the city’s population growth over the past 18 years coming from international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before.
WorldFest receives Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s, Judge’s Recognition Award for its Fall Top 10 Festivals and Events.
The International Festival and Event Association named Louisville the Top Festival City in North America in 2010 and 2015. WorldFest was one of the events recognized in the award.
WorldFest was named a Top 20 Event for the summer and fall by the Southeast Tourism Society in both 2010 and 2011.
See the World without ever leaving our city, take advantage of these special rates from our host hotel, The Galt House.