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Columbus International Festival

717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus Directions

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Report | 2 years ago
It was not nearly as good as when it was at Veteran's Memorial. Seems to be going down hill each year. If it is not better next time, I will probably quit going. I hope the people who organize it do a better job as I hate to see it go away.
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Report | 2 years ago
About the only thing redeemable about it was the food but the whole event used to be much better. I worked a booth during high school one year and thought it was really cool! So we thought it would be a great event to revisit for the whole family. There was hardly any diversity and the booths were just helter skelter. I wish it was better, but it was just disappointing.
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Report | 2 years ago
Too small; need more of everything: Entertainment Ethnic Groups Shopping Food Options
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Report | 2 years ago
I went on Sunday and there were no latin or Hispanic countries represented. There were only 6 food options (Indian, Jamaican, Ghanaian, Turkish, German, Chinese). There were mostly Turkish booths to be honest...those were cool, but I was hardly an international festival.
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Report | 2 years ago
Unfortunately not much to this show. Very few booths.
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Report | 2 years ago
It was a joke .Parking $5. Maybe 10 food vendors? Will never go again. It used to be great many years ago.
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Report | 2 years ago
When my sister and I went on the 12th, there was hardly anything there worth looking at. The food stands were totally limited, we saw lots of empty booths, looked like a horrible flea market. I feel I wasted my money buying 2 tickets. We are sorry we even went. Had to pay $5.00 parking to get into it too.
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Report | 2 years ago
It was nice to see what is going on in other cultures. I just wish there was more advertising to get more people to come out! What a nice experience many missed out on!
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I enjoyed the shows, food. Unfortunately, there weren't too many booths as expected. Some booths were empty. I didn't expect it would be indoor festival which was nice because it's too cold out side.
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Need more vendors and food choices
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Since 1955, the Columbus International Festival has brought together the multiple cultures of the world for a spectacular show with dancing, music, and fashion. A Parade of Nations showcases the many countries represented in the festival including India, Ireland, and Algeria. Ethnic food tastings excite the tongue with flavors from afar and a naturalized citizenship oath ceremony brings a patriotic moment to the weekend.

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