The Portage County Cultural Festival is a 1-day event designed to celebrate ethnic diversity in Portage County, Wisconsin.  Over the past 20+ years, the festival has grown beyond our founders' wildest dreams.  Each year, the event attracts approximately 10,000 people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. As one of the premier cultural festivals in the Midwest, the Portage County Cultural Festival is attracting more exhibitors, food vendors, entertainers and attendees from a wider geographic area. The Portage County Cultural Festival provides an opportunity to sample food, music, folk dances, native crafts and children's games from around the world. Most importantly, this event provides the opportunity for people of different cultures to get together for a day of fun, food, and learning.


Food vendors representing more than 50 cultures from around the world come together for this incredible one-day event.


Music and dance on six stages will keep you dancing all day long!

free admission

Since its inception, the Portage County Cultural Festival has been free for the community to come and enjoy.