The City of Jacksonville invites residents and visitors to Metropolitan Park (1410 Gator Bowl Blvd. - 32202) for the 26th Annual World of Nations Celebration this weekend. Guests will experience food, art and entertainment offered by 32 countries right here in Jacksonville.
The event will be open to the public Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 4, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. During these times, visitors will enjoy a variety of authentic experiences ranging from cuisine and artistry, to traditional customs and dancing. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at JaxWorldofNations.com.
Countries participating in the World of Nations Celebration include: The Bahamas, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, First Nations (Native North America), Ghana, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Spain, St. Lucia, Taiwan, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, U.S.A., U.S. Virgin Islands, Venezuela, and Vietnam.
The World of Nations Celebration is proudly produced by the City of Jacksonville Office of Special Events with support from sponsors including Water Ventures, JEA, Ally Do It Right, LASIK Vision Institute, First Coast News, and iHeartMedia.
About the City of Jacksonville Office of Sports and Entertainment
The City of Jacksonville’s Office of Sports and Entertainment attracts hosts and creates opportunities that drive economic impact, accelerate the Jacksonville brand and improve the quality of life and cultural engagement for visitors and residents. Jacksonville hosts hundreds of diverse events each year making Northeast Florida a premier destination with rich tradition and world-class hospitality. The Sports and Entertainment office includes the Office of Special Events and the Film and Television Office. For more information, visit www.coj.net.