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The Lexington Parks and Recreation Department organizes multiple special events throughout the year and two annual festivals: the Multicultural Festival and the Fantastic 4th Celebration. Both festivals involve hundreds of volunteers and sponsors and draw thousands of attendees from Lexington and beyond.  

Multicultural Festival - First Saturday in May

Calendar Image PhotoThe Multicultural Festival is a day filled with the sights, sounds and tastes of foreign lands. This event offers a wonderful and educational outing for the entire family and showcases cultural diversity through elaborate costumes, musical instruments, exhibits and entertainment.

The festival focuses on five major cultural areas: African American, European, Asian, Latino, and Native American, with many nationalities represented within them. Stages will feature entertainment from around the world. Visitors will experience new vendors and performers as well as family favorites, and be immersed in a variety of different cultures from around the world!

This festival is free to the public, and attracts thousands of people, from Davidson County and surrounding cities and states. This is THE must-see event of 2019, and was voted Runner Up for Best Event in Davidson County in 2018!

Fantastic 4th Celebration - July 4

Dispatch FireworksPeople travel from all over the region to attend the Fantastic 4th Celebration at the Davidson County Fairgrounds. Why not make it part of your family "4th" tradition? Admission is FREE, and there is plenty to do before watching the patriotic display of fireworks. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and listen to live music while watching the kids play on the variety of fun rides. There is always plenty of food available to purchase as well. 

**Please note: Alcohol, pets, tobacco, and tailgating are prohibited. Outside food and drinks are permitted.**

Vendors and Sponsors

Please contact us if you would like to be a performer, sponsor, or vendor.
VENDORS- Please complete this form and return it to us.


A special thanks to our 2018 Multicultural Festival sponsors!

Multicultural Festival Sponsors