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International Festival & Kids Day 2013

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Name: International Festival & Kids Day 2013
Date: September 8, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Description:
The City of Peabody will celebrate the 29th International Festival on Sunday, September  8th.

It's a celebration of cultural diversity for the whole family!  Enjoy many food specialties representing the rich cultural heritage of our residents plus live entertainment throughout the day on 3 stages.
 
Feast
Lowell Street will be closed for the International Festival from Foster Street to Sawyer Street.   The annual gathering draws thousands of people over the course of the day who enjoy sampling authentic foreign foods, and unique cuisine of over 60 booths from ice cream at the Chamber’s booth to specialties of Greece, Brazil, China and Poland to name but a few! Come hungry.
 
Art
Check out the Artists Galleria featuring the works of over 50 local artists.
 
Entertainment
While you feast your way through the square, pick up a schedule of events to so you don’t miss a single entertainment act.  Two stages located at either end of the square feature local talent, ethnic dance groups and provide a variety of entertainment throughout the day.
 
Kids Day
Be sure you stop by the Leather Commons which features children’s entertainment, moon bounces, crafts, games, etc. 
 
Admission is free for all events; fees for food & activities vary.
 
 Check back here for updates as information becomes available!
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Location:
Peabody Square
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, September 8th
11:00am-4:00pm

(rain date:  September 22nd)
Contact Information:
Mary Bellavance, City of Peabody 978-538-5704
Fees/Admission:
Free Admission
Food items available for a fee at each booth
 
Free Parking & Shuttle Available from Higgins Middle School or Northshore Mall parking lot (by East Boston Savings Bank).  Look for the Council on Aging Vans with International Festival Signs.
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