This year, Lawton’s International Festival will celebrate its 40th year of promoting greater awareness and appreciation of Lawton’s diverse heritage. The festival provides local, culturally-based organizations, groups and individuals an opportunity to display aspects of their culture, mainly through performances and demonstrations.
For vendor and/or volunteer performers information as well as the annual poster design competition, call the Arts & Humanities Division at 580-581-3470 or 581-3471 to check on applications and deadlines.
No Admission or Parking Fees with Free concerts & Entertainment!!!
•Friday, Sep 27: 5-10 pm, 5:45 pm Parade of Nations followed by Opening Ceremony with Naturalization Ceremony
•Saturday, Sep 28: 11 am-10 pm
•Sunday, Sep 29: 12-5 pm
•2 Stages with Entertainment and Interactive Area
•Dining Area Near Food Vendors with Tables and Chairs
•Information Booth, First Aid, & ATM with Food, Sales & Display Vendors
No pets (only service animals), bicycles, skateboards, drones and alcoholic beverages.
Vendor and Performer Inquiries: Call the Arts & Humanities Division Office at 580-581-3470 or 581-3471 to be placed on mailing list and for more information
Festival Volunteers Needed - Besides having fun, volunteering offers opportunities to meet new people, gain valuable experience for resumes or college applications, provides community visibility for organizations or businesses as well as great bonding experience for families and groups.
Please note: The festival will go on rain or shine and some events may be subject to change without notice.... More >><< Less