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3rd Annual Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival

Custom House Plaza 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
May 7, 2017

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  • Location: Custom House Plaza, 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
  • Phone: (831) 649-6544
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Description:

    Enjoy dozens of exciting international performances and unique cultural activities at the free 3rd Annual Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the Custom House Plaza in Downtown Monterey, CA.

    Held in the heart of historic Old Monterey, adjacent to Downtown Monterey and Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf, the 3rd Annual “Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival” will highlight Monterey's rich language, culture, and international affairs capabilities, as well as its Sister City relationships. Fun for all ages, the Festival will feature hundreds of performers of dances and authentic music from a variety of international cultures, representing many different languages. The performances will be coordinated for the third year by Sameera Sharif, Assistant Professor at the Defense Language Institute. The Festival will also offer an array of ethnic crafts, interactive exhibits from the flagship foreign language and culture institutions of higher learning, as well as language and culture mini-lessons. There will be delicious international food offered by many vendors from around the world as well as beer and wine.

    When: Sunday, May 7, 2017. The Festival kicks off with a very colorful procession on Alvarado Street in Downtown Monterey at 10:30 am. The Festival continues until 6:00 p.m. in the Custom House Plaza.

    Where: Custom House Plaza, 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

    Cost: Free

    More information: www.lcowfest.com or contact Jaclyn Jordan at jordan@monterey.org or Bob Massaro (831) 649-6544 Email: bmassaro@bostrommanagement.com

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