Each year, the Festival of Nations entertains hundreds of booths in various festival areas including the International Café*, the Global Marketplace & Bazaar*, our Cultural Exhibits and Ethnic Demonstrations.

*International Café registration fee = $650–$850.
*Marketplace & Bazaar fee = $750–$950

If you are interested in participating at the Festival of Nations:

  • Review the Festival of Nations Policies & Procedures Manual for your desired area
  • Complete the Participation Form. Please note that submission of the form does not guarantee acceptance.


The Festival of Nations hosts hundreds of ethnically–focused dance groups, musicians, storytellers, and theater artists each year. If you are looking to share your talents, please complete and submit the Performer Registration Form.


The Festival of Nations depends on its commendable volunteers for its success! By volunteering, not only are you playing an active role in one of Minnesota’s largest multicultural events, you’re also allowing us to fund cultural attractions, performances, and food. All volunteers receive free admittance to the Festival.

If you are interested in volunteering, please Sign Up here. Remember to choose the day, then the opportunity. You will see tabs at the top of the page for the days of the Festival, Thursday – Sunday.

Questions can be directed to the IIMN Volunteer Coordinator, Faith Loggers-Jamnik, Monday–Thursday at [email protected] or 651-647-0191 ext. 324.