Multicultural Festival Wrap Up

By: Mollie Lair Email
By: Mollie Lair Email

"It's such a unique festival. It's about diversity and just learning about different cultures," says President Rick Rubin.

After three days of music and art the Multicultural Festival comes to an end. Organizers say this year set some exciting new records for the event.

"We had a fantastic year this year. We were blessed with perfect weather. We had a record crowd on Friday night. That was the biggest Friday night crowd we'd had in the history of the festival," says Rubin.

Friday night was the first ever theme night dedicated to the luck of the Irish. But that's not the only new feature that has people talking.

"Our international boulevard was very, very successful. We had a lot of good, positive feedback on that and I think you're going to continue to see that grow and get bigger. I think that people really like the idea of going in and learning about other people's cultures because that we strictly educational. There was no buying or selling on that end," says Rubin.

Fans of the festival can expect all this again and more thanks to the help of local businesses.

"Sponsorships. Se went after sponsorships this year and got a lot of support from local businesses which I think will grow as well because I had a lot of businesses that wanted to donate this year and come out to get a feel of the festival. I think a lot of them will come back on board with us and sponsor again this next year," says Rubin.

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