Celebrate Oxnard’s Diversity at the 23rd Annual Multicultural Festival 10-6-18


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OXNARD, California.– Celebrate Oxnard’s cultural diversity at the 23rd Annual Multicultural Festival on, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Plaza Park, 500 S. C. Street.  Admission is free.

The Multicultural Festival features a variety of fun, educational activities, entertainment and exhibits for all ages.  This year, the festival’s theme is Around the World in a Day.  Featured activities include:

  • Special performance by the Mini Driver Band, The Road Brothers, INSTONE, The Cousins and more!
  • Stop by the international booths to have your festival passport stamped and learn about the countries represented in the Oxnard community, including Kenya, Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Philippines, Middle East, Bolivia, India, Africa, Scotland, Chile and the Chumash.  Attendees who submit a fully stamped passport will receive a prize and be entered into the hourly raffle.
  • Kids can stop by and visit the Gamez on Wheelz game truck, enjoy adrenaline-pumping fun in the jolly jumpers, create your own silly hat from the Rad hatter booth and create your very own art canvas and more!
  • Art Display presented by students of the City of Oxnard.
  • Stop by the food trucks to indulge in cuisine and treats for sale including The Flip Side, Famous Tacos, Me Gusta Gourmet Tamales, Ventura BBQ Truck, Baby Bad Ass Burgers, Bollywood Bites Truck, Magic Churros Hotdogs, Kettle Corn, Dippin’ Dots, and Nothing Bundt Cakes and more!
  • Plug In America will have a display of electric vehicles you can ride-n-test drive.  The first 100 test drivers/ride along will receive a Free meal voucher to be used at one of the many Food Trucks onsite. 
  • Car Show at Plaza Park displaying over 100 classic cars.  The community is highly encouraged to stop by and vote for your favorite car.

The 2018 festival is sponsored by Players Casino, Gold Coast Health Plan, Hunt Ortmann Attorneys At Law, Kane, Ballmer and Berkman, Oxnard Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Gamez On Wheelz, are this year’s media sponsor.

The Multicultural Festival, www.oxnard.org/multicultural-festival-2018, was introduced to the community in 1995 by the Oxnard Community Relations Commission (CRC), a citizen advisory group whose mission is to promote understanding and respect among all racial, religious and nationality groups in the City and to discourage and prevent discriminatory practices. The festival is organized by the CRC, City of Oxnard staff and volunteers.

The City of Oxnard is a full-service general law city incorporated in 1903. Oxnard is the largest and most populous city in the County of Ventura, serving 200,000 culturally diverse residents. Read more about the City of Oxnard at www.cityofoxnard.org.

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