News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

Irvine Global Village Festival
The City’s signature event highlights its diverse cultural community
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077
IRVINE, CA (September 16, 2013):  The 12th annual City of Irvine Global Village Festival will take place on Saturday, September 28 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Bill Barber Park. Recognized as one of the best cultural festivals in Orange County, this daylong event features live entertainment, international cuisine, a kid's village with crafts and activities, cultural and religious exhibits and an international marketplace.

Intended to promote meaningful cross-cultural interactions, the Festival is a mosaic of food, music and dance performances representative of more than 50 cultures. Festival admission and parking are free. Food tasting tickets are available for purchase at the event with prices ranging from $1 to $3 for a sample-sized serving.

Public parking is not available at the event site. Free event parking and shuttles available at Jamboree and Main parking structure and Woodbridge Community Park. For parking, shuttle and event information, call 949-724-6606 or visit

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 250,384, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit