Uniting the country with food & performances from 36 cultural groups at St. Petersburg’s Vinoy Park
SPIFFS 44th Annual International Folk Fair will be held from October 25 – 28, 2018 at Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg, FL. The 4-day festival showcases food and culture from 36+ member organizations, each representing immigrants from nations across the globe. The groups will unite in a Grand Parade of Nations, culminating in a swearing-in ceremony of new American citizens.
Additional entertainment in the Main Stage/Beer Garden area includes performances by Urban Gypsies, Brazilian Samba by O Som Do Jazz, New Horizon Band of Gulfport, Irish Lift Band, and The Islanders Greek Band. Folk dancing and music will be performed throughout the festival on two stages.
Over centuries, people across the globe chose America to become their home. SPIFFS invites Tampa Bay to experience the raw tastes, sounds, and experiences that have blended together to create American society. Help support this experience by sponsoring a school group, purchasing an ad, or reserving a vendor booth.
The mission of SPIFFS is to preserve and support Tampa Bay’s ethnic cultures through educational and cultural activities. Founded in 1975, we are an umbrella organization of over three dozen local cultural groups who hold special events throughout the year, including the annual SPIFFS International Folk Fair. SPIFFS has been recognized by the Library of Congress and is found in its Local Legacies in Washington, D.C. Learn more: www.spiffs.org | email@example.com | 727-804-3492
School Group reservations, Sponsorships, Both vendor booths and tickets are now available. Visit online http://www.spiffsFolkFair.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727-804-3492 for more information.