World Festival 2012

Friday April 13 and Saturday April 14
Mayo High School

Allow us take you around the world in one weekend. Every year we have something new and fresh for you to explore. It is a wonderful time to spend in Rochester and feel like you are traveling the world. View our press release.

Register online(Please do so before April 9, to give us enough time to plan accordingly)

Friday Program

April 13, 2012,  7PM – 9PM
Admission (Adults $8, Children/ Students $4, Family $20)

Download and print our Friday program guide.

Saturday Program 

April 14, 2012, 10AM – 3PM
FREE admission

Children’s activities and crafts. Visit the international community tables. Learn a few things and meet some great people. Buy some great souvenirs from around the world at our World Market. Check out all the diverse activities of groups in town. Saturday stage – interactive performers. Food Vendors

Download and print our Saturday program guide.


Thank you to our sponsors, without whom we would not be able to bring this festival to you!

* Mayo Clinic
* Olmsted County Human Rights Commission
* Judy and Jim Sloan Foundation
* US Bank
* Rochester Community and Technical College
* Fox 47
* Herold Flags
* Rochester International Dance Studio
* Culligan of Rochester
* Spectrum Pro Audio

Other Credits

We wish to thank all the many volunteers, who make this festival possible. Everybody participating volunteers their time and effort and contributes greatly to our community. A special thank you to Upward Bound, the John Marshall National Honor Society, and United Way.

Happy 100th Anniversary to the Girl Scouts! We hope you enjoy your annual visit to the World Festival and we wish you all the best for the future.

Thank you to Thien Kim Huynh for our lovely poster! Chairpersonss not mentioned otherwise: Sushital Chowdhury for facilities, flags and stage decoration; Thomas Yung for IT support and printing, for the latter we also thank Glen Saponari.