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Posted on: August 31, 2022

[ARCHIVED] EXPERIENCE CULTURES FROM AROUND THE WORLD AT THE ONE TAMARAC MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL

Multicultural Festival Flyer

TAMARAC, Fla. (August 31, 2022) – After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the City of Tamarac is excited to announce the return of its highly anticipated One Tamarac Multicultural Festival, Saturday, Sept. 17, from 4 – 8 p.m., at Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th St. 

 

Guests will once again enjoy a day of educational fun through cultural music and dance performances, drummers, exhibits, food and kid’s activities. This year’s event will showcase cultures from around the world, including Japan, Brazil, Columbia, the Middle East and the Caribbean, with performances by Fushu Daiko, Harmonic Motion, Brazilian Carnival, IFÉ-ILÉ Dance Company and Puerta de Oro de Colombia. The main stage will feature live musical performances by Reggae Force and Smooth STB, a Carlos Santana tribute band. 

 

The celebration also includes a variety of exhibits and demonstrations teaching attendees about customs such as Irish dance and Henna. Festivalgoers can treat their taste buds to ceviche, tacos and other cuisines from 11 on-site food trucks. The event will conclude with an exciting firework show.

 

Established in 2018, the One Tamarac Multicultural Festival was created to showcase Tamarac’s diversity, inclusivity and commitment to highlighting various identities within the community. In past years, One Tamarac attracted nearly 3,000 guests.

 

Event parking will be limited. The City will provide free continuous shuttles from Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Ave., and the Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., between 3:45 - 7:30 p.m., and following the fireworks. For more information, visit www.Tamarac.org/SpecialEvents or call (954) 597-3620.

 

Past photos of the One Tamarac Multicultural Festival are available online.


Media inquires may be forwarded to Senior Strategic Communications Officer, Eunicia Baker at Eunicia.Baker@Tamarac.org or (954) 298-9356.


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ABOUT THE CITY OF TAMARAC

Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to nearly 72,000 residents, according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information, visit www.Tamarac.org

 

Public Information Office

Eunicia Baker 

Greg Rosenberg

 

 

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