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Festival of Nations

Festival of Nations

Event Info

Event Times

Friday, May 3 – 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 4 – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 5 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Ticket Information

Tickets will be available on March 1, 2019.

Advance ticket pricing:
Adult (18+): $11.00
Youth: $8.00
Kids 5 and under: FREE when accompanied by paying adult

Online: Will be available on March 1, 2019
Phone: (651) 647-0191 Ext. 300
Visa/MC accepted
In Person: At the International Institute of Minnesota. Available until May 2, 2019.
All Lunds & Byerlys stores.

Pricing during the Festival:
Adults (18+): $13.50
Youth: $8.00
Kids 5 and under: FREE when accompanied by paying adult
Tickets are available during the event at the RiverCentre Box Office.

World Pass
The World Pass grants entry on all of the days of the Festival. It can only be purchased in advance at the International Institute of Minnesota. World Pass is available for purchase until May 2, 2019.
Adults (18+): $18.00
Youth: $12.00
Kids 5 and under: FREE when accompanied by paying adult

Please visit the School Information page for more information.

Group Tours
Please visit the Tour Information page for more information about our special group tour rates.

Refund Policy
Refunds are available until April 5, 2019, minus a 15% handling fee. All tickets must be returned to the Festival of Nations office by April 5, 2019, in order for a refund to be issued. There will be no refunds issued after this date!

Booth Information

Each year, Festival of Nations hosts 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 Festival of Nations, please complete the public interest participation form.

Please note that submission of the form does not guarantee acceptance.

Your group MUST be associated with a non-profit organization to participate at Festival of Nations.

Security Information

Walk through metal detectors will be used for this year’s show. Please allow extra time to enter the show. Click here to learn more.

Festival of Nations bans guns on the premises for this event.


Attendees are encouraged to park in the RiverCentre Parking Ramp which is located on Kellogg Boulevard and offers skyway access to Saint Paul RiverCentre.



Saint Paul RiverCentre

175 West Kellogg Boulevard | Saint Paul, MN 55102

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