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Don’t miss the Plano International Festival this year!

The Plano International Festival


October 14 from 11am – 5pm.


Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75074. Historic Downtown Plano 


Totally free

They’re bringing another fun-filled day of multicultural food, entertainment, and education to Historic Downtown Plano’s Haggard Park, with more of everything that makes the event unique – art, culture, food, music, dancing, wellness, fitness, kids’ activities, and more.

25,000 people travel from miles around to attend the event, a one-of-a-kind in North Texas, which brings together 100 cultures. It’s one of our favorite Fall Festivals around Plano.

Tour the world and improve your wellness in Plano, TX.

Admission is free.

Plano International Festival

What’s happening at the Plano International Festival?

Here’s a breakdown of what will happen and when on festival day:

  • 10 am-1 pm Wellness Fair in the Courtyard Theater
  • 10 am-1 pm Fitzone fitness demos take place on the patio of the Saigling house
  • 11 a.m. festival begins in Haggard Park with the naturalization ceremony
  • 12pm on-stage entertainment begins with dances from around the world, plus an international fashion show
  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. cultural booths, food trucks, children’s area, STEAM activities, and art exhibit is still on display
  • 4:30 pm Dancing with the Symphony program in the Courtyard Theater (Plano Symphony ensemble will accompany an Irish dance group, ballet, and an Indian fusion dance group; all are local groups)

What will you find at the Plano International Festival?

  • On the stage outside the Art Centre, you’ll find shows all day from some incredible performers, some of them talented kids with cultural backgrounds from all over the world.
  • Don’t miss the multicultural music and dance performances and the various Cultural Exhibits around Haggard Park and inside the Arts Centre.
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What Fun Activities are there for Kids?

A Children’s global village will have interactive programs and games and hands-on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Activities

Events in Plano
  • Food trucks! Features many ethnic food types – including Indian, Mediterranean, Mexican, and more, plus turkey legs, shaved ice, and other classic festival fares
  • The ever-popular Passports to the World encourages kids to visit country booths and learn about the language, geography, and other fun facts.

What can I expect to see at The Wellness Fair?

Head there for Free flu and COVID shots, health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, spinal health, bone density, dental health, and more.

Vision screening for all ages will also be available, from 6 months to adult.

Be sure to stop by the Fitzone with interactive fitness demos.

Admission, parking, and all services are free.

10am – 1pm at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 Avenue H Plano, 75074

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Come experience the world all in one day at the Plano International Festival!

Plano International Festival

Some History! 

The Festival was conceived by the Plano City Council’s Multicultural Outreach Roundtable in 2005 to showcase and celebrate the many cultures represented by the people of Plano. It is designed to promote awareness of cultural diversity and facilitate communication between all cultural groups in the community. It also serves to advance Plano’s visibility and standing as an international city.

The Plano International Festival is sponsored by the Plano International Festival Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The festival’s variety of offerings for attendees and strong community partnerships have helped it win the Plano ISD Diversity Advisory Committee’s 2014 Community Diversity Leadership Award.

And the Festival’s comprehensive Zero Waste program has helped the Festival win the City of Plano’s Environmental Star of Excellence Award four times. 

They also have over 100 grassroots volunteers and welcome PISD students and Community Teens to come and volunteer at the event.

Come learn some culture and more about other countries and enjoy this family-friendly event in downtown Plano!

Plano International Festival

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for another great Plano Fall Festival,  Prost, Plano! Are you ready for Steinfest?