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Celebrate Culture In the Ozarks at the 27th SGF Multicultural Festival

Springfield, MO—Unite of Southwest Missouri proudly presents the 27th Annual Springfield Multicultural Festival, a celebration of diverse cultures in the Ozarks. The event is set to take place on Monday, January 15, 2024, from 12 pm to 4 pm, coinciding with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, at the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center.

“In our 27th year, we continue our tradition of honoring music and dance performances that represent cultures from around the globe. The Springfield Multicultural Festival serves as a bridge connecting diverse communities while offering families an

enjoyable way to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday,” stated Samuel Knox, the event coordinator.

Knox emphasized, “Our festival remains dedicated to our mission of promoting community, as well as enhancing understanding and appreciation for the diverse talent, resources, and opportunities available in the Springfield area.”

In addition to the captivating on-stage cultural presentations, attendees will have access to local financial services, healthcare information, career and employment opportunities, and various community resources. “Our partnering organizations recognize our diverse audience as an excellent way to demonstrate their commitment to outreach and support for the diverse populations residing in Southwest Missouri,” added Knox.

Musical performances will start at 1:00 pm and continue throughout the day.

General admission tickets are priced at $7, and children ages 12 and younger can attend for free. Traditional foods will be available for purchase at the event.  For more details, go to or check out the festival’s Facebook page.

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