This year’s celebration of Loudoun’s rich cultural diversity features Scottish and Irish bagpipe performances, Reggae steel drums, Estonian folk dancers, a traditional Chinese Lion Dance and much more. The third annual Loudoun County International Festival will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Douglass Community Center, 405 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA.
The multicultural event, sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS), includes dance demonstrations, live bands and instrumentalists, food trucks, exhibits and merchandise vendors. Children’s activities include camel rides, a petting zoo, moonbounces, a rodeo rider, turbo tubs, a rock climbing wall, crafts, games and barrel train rides.
Admission is $5 for ages 13 and older and free for ages 12 and under. Limited parking is available at Douglass Community Center. Additional parking is available nearby and at Frederick Douglass Elementary School. Free shuttle buses will operate from the Leesburg Park & Ride Lot, 19730 Sycolin Road, Leesburg, VA.
For a schedule of performances and more information, visit www.loudoun.gov/dccfestival or call 703-771-5913.