Warrenville set to host its first Multicultural Festival on June 11

The Warrenville Park District will be bringing the community together to share a variety of cultures through an assortment of informational booths, performing arts, and food trucks during its inaugural Warrenville Multicultural Festival.

The festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at 28W701 Stafford Place, near the intersection of Route 56 (Butterfield Road) and Batavia Road in downtown Warrenville.

A highlight of the event is a great array of entertainment.

After the welcome ceremony at noon, the Harling School of Irish Dance will perform from 12:15 to 12:30 p.m. Enjoy Salsa del Norte from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Ayodele African Drum & Dance will perform from 2:15 to 3 p.m. and Funkadesi from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Kids of all ages can find free fun during the event with yard games and a coloring tent from noon to 5 p.m. and free face painting from 1 to 4 p.m.

Festivalgoers can also tempt their taste buds and visit the selection of food trucks: Serna's Grill (Chicken, Italian Beef, Gyros), Go Doggy Run (Burgers), Mamalicious (Soul Food/Cajun), El Zorro Tacos (Mexican), and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream-Naperville

"The Warrenville Multicultural Festival provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate some of the rich diversity that makes Warrenville a unique and thriving community," says Sheri Potter, marketing and special events supervisor for the Warrenville Park District.

The event is sponsored by: Warrenville Park District, City of Warrenville, Planned Financial Independence Co., Indie Art Park, Mr. Jim's Automotive, Montri Thai, Law Office of RSB LTD, NuMark Credit Union, Warrenville Ace Hardware, Platinum Partners Realtors, S & J Wellness, Boyer Corporation, Correct Handyman, and Sound and Fury Handmade Goods. Project sponsored in part by the City of Warrenville Hotel Tax Fund.

For more information, visit or call (630) 393-7279.

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