Wright Park will come to life with two community-curated stages, 16 food trucks and dozens of stalls ranging from arts to health. Formerly known as Ethnic Fest, Tacoma has been offering this family-friendly event since 1986. After two years off due to COVID, the festival is back with a new name and revitalized image. The festival now hosts two artist stages, 16 food trucks and dozens of arts and health-related stalls. There will be a beer garden hosted by Redefine You Foundation.
In addition to these ongoing activities, here are two highlights of the festival:
march of fate (Saturday, 11 a.m.): Participants are encouraged to wear traditional clothing from their heritage and come together to celebrate the people and community of the city. The procession around the park will begin at the main stage and end with a welcome event.
movie in the park (Saturday, dusk) The film “Selena” (PG) will be screened.
Lady A (Saturday Night) The main stage headliner on Saturday night is Lady A, voted Women’s Blues 2020 and 2021
Performer of the Year by the Washington Blues Society. Other performances on the main stage will include dance, drums and music from many countries; the Vision Dance Team and the Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center; and Mariachi Guadalajara.
Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24, 12 p.m.-7 p.m.
Wright Park, 501 SI Street, Tacoma