The Cleveland and Northeast Ohio area is a diverse. multi-cultural region and Clevelanders have the opportunity to celebrate the diversity and travel the world without ever leaving the Northeast Ohio area by attending the 5th annual Medina International Fest on Saturday, August 24. It is approximately a 40 minute drive from Cleveland to Medina.
Medina International Fest Taking place at the downtown Medina Public Square, the Medina International Fest will feature a wide variety of international entertainment and food celebrating many cultures of the world. There will also be an International Bazaar with more than 70 vendors offering fine, art, clothing, ethnic art work, jewelry, handmade crafts and fair trade goods for sale.
Musical and dance performers at the Medina International Fest include Moises Borges Brazilian Jazz Trio, Callahan & O' Connor Irish Folk Music, the Harmonix Steel Drum with carnival puppets, the Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Fan Dancers, Zydeco Kings, the Cassandra Belly Dancers in addition to a Mariachi Band where there will be Argentine tango and Salsa dancing.
Make sure you don't miss the Children's International Parade of Nations at 2:15 p.m. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in heritage or native clothing.
Some of the cultures of food being offered for purchase are Italian, Indian, German, Middle Eastern, Greek, Hungarian, French and American BBQ. There will also be some vegetarian and family-friendly food items for sale.
Among the participating restaurants are Zydeco Bistro, Mad Mouth Gyro, Old World Foods, Thyme 2, Umani Moto, Bombay Grill, Buehlers and Bruno's Ristorante. For desserts, there will be Schloneger's Ice Cream and Rito's Bakery.
Hours for the Medina International Fest are 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
For more information about the Medina International Fest call 330-952-0910 or get online at www.mainstreetmedina.com.
All activities for the Fest will take place on the historic Medina Public Square in downtown Medina, approximately a 40 minute drive from Cleveland.