The 2017 World of Montgomery Festival celebrates the rich diversity of the DC Area through international music, food, dance, culturally authentic arts demos, hands-on activities, and more. Join us on October 15, 2017 from noon to 4pm at Montgomery College Rockville, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD. Free admission and free parking.

Take part in harvest-themed activities from all over the world.

Enjoy live music, dance, and performances on two stages.

Try delicious, traditional foods.

And don’t miss the amazing Parade of Cultures (beginning at 1:30 pm)!

Highlights from across the globe include:

  • Ethiopia: experience a traditional coffee ceremony
  • China: pestle seeds from grain
  • Egypt: learn to make papyrus
  • India: Kolam painting (made from rice flour)
  • Jamaica: make burlap coffee bags
  • South Korea: play jegichagi, Korean hacky sack

KID Museum’s harvest-related interactive activities include several communal projects: weaving a giant basket; drilling and assembling a giant drum; creating a mosaic using rice, beans, wheat, and other harvest materials; and “harvesting gratitude” by inviting participants to help build a communal art project centered on what they are grateful for.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at our Facebook event page here.

Download a printable program, including the schedule and festival map here.