Welcome to the Second Annual
Charlotte World Parade & Festival
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to promote the diversity of cultures in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Our mission is to foster a larger understanding of cultures and a deeper appreciation of the many ethnic groups, cultures and perspectives of our world thereby promoting mutual respect and unity among the various people in our area.
This festival will encompass the similarities and differences of cultures through folklore, arts & crafts, food, displays and a fashionable parade of native dresses.
All cultures, all countries, all nations coming together.
We hope that this second annual event will be the continuation of a long tradition of promoting Charlotte as your hometown.
Make sure you sign up for the Parade of Continents!!
Some other activities:
Storyteller in different Languages
Parade of Nations
Art Contest NEW
Folklore and Entertainment
Rugby Game NEW
Flavors of the World
This walking Parade will give you the opportunity to show all native dresses from different countries of the world. The Parade of Nations will be called by continents; Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceanic, with participants wearing traditional costumes and a majestic salute of flags of the World. More than 30 countries will be represented in the multicultural festival. We urge everyone to wear their native or ancestral costumes to the Parade of Nations, whether they plan to march or watch.
Be there on time, 11:00 a.m. Participation is free of charge.
To participate in the Parade please complete online registration.