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Eighth Annual International Festival of North Alabama (iFest 2017)

September 16, 2017 in Huntsville , AL

9:30am - 5pm


Expect Cabbage Rolls (Gołąbki)...they go quickly!

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Each fall, the International Society of Huntsville presents the ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF NORTH ALABAMA. This one-day, family-friendly spectacular―Open to the Public―features a wealth of global performances, from folk dance and traditional instrumentals to ethnic song and martial arts demonstrations; food trucks – a festival favorite; free hands-on children’s activities (fun AND educational!); an Open Air Market; and table displays featuring cultural artifacts, travel/historic literature, handicrafts, native apparel, educational videos, and so much more…from around the world! Nations as diverse as Poland, Mexico, India, China, Pakistan, Ireland, Australia, Yemen, Turkey, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Egypt, Ukraine, Gambia, and more have been represented…and each year is bigger and better than the last! Bring the kids and join your friends and neighbors in celebrating the MOSAIC that is NORTH ALABAMA and THE TENNESSEE VALLEY!