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WorldFest receives Kentucky Travel Industry Association's, Judge's Recognition Award for its Fall Top 10 Festivals and Events. 



WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, celebrates its 12th anniversary with four days of expanded world food, music, dance, culture and education this Labor Day weekend. Worldfest takes place in downtown Louisville at the Belvedere at 5th Street and Main Street. Map this location.

Admission to WorldFest is free all four days of Labor Day weekend.

Cities that embrace and encourage their international citizens and cultures will thrive, have a stronger quality of life and will attract new growth and jobs,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. 'World Fest is a great event for exploring and celebrating Louisville’s many faces and cultures and we always look to make it more vibrant, diverse and educational. So, it’s exciting to add many new features and attractions for the 12th Annual WorldFest.” 

With at least 90 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and 50 percent of the city’s population growth over the past 15 years coming from international residents, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before.