Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Mosaic Festival

Get ready for an exciting celebration of world cultures and the environment, beautifully interwoven through history, art, music and dances! This year’s Mosaic Festival will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., spanning across Mill Point Park and the vibrant Downtown streets.

1. Indulge in cultural music and dance 

Experience a mesmerizing showcase of dance at the Mosaic Dance Stage, featuring the Filipino Duck Dance, a captivating Polynesian group in full costume, a traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, and more.

Meanwhile, the International Stage will pulsate with rhythms from West African Drummers, Groupo Ritmo Son, the Mosaic Steel Orchestra, and other groups proudly representing their cultures and heritage. 

2. Celebrate Earth Day 

In honor of Earth Day weekend, immerse yourself in an array of nature displays, exhibitors, and resiliency activities highlighting Hampton’s unique culture and commitment to sustainability. From boat rides on the harbor with the James River Association and other opportunities to learn about our rich waterways, this festival is a great way to show some love to the Earth we live in.

3. Treat yourself to culinary delights from around the world 

Indulge your taste buds with a diverse array of flavors from around the world! Savor Mediterranean, Italian, Egyptian, and Soul Food dishes, alongside classic festival favorites like BBQ, corn dogs, shaved ice, cotton candy, and funnel cakes.

Don’t forget to explore the international market, showcasing handcrafted jewelry, clothing, and more from our talented local artisans.

4. Enjoy hands-on arts & crafts stations 

Celebrate the richness of cultural art throughout the festival. Engage in arts and crafts stations and witness captivating art demonstrations. Enjoy the numerous art exhibits sprinkled across the festival grounds.

5. Experience a sense of belonging

Above all, this festival is designed to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can come together to celebrate diversity, heritage, and community spirit. The Hampton Mosaic Festival is a family-friendly event, and we encourage everyone to proudly don their cultural attire.

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