International Festival 2018

Friday, September 28,
2018, 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 30,
2018, 5:00 pm
2018 Intl Fest LAHC use until poster is ready


This year, Lawton’s International Festival will celebrate its 39th year of promoting greater awareness and appreciation of Lawton’s diverse heritage.  The festival provides local, culturally-based organizations, groups and individuals an opportunity to display aspects of their culture, mainly through performances and demonstrations.

For vendor and/or volunteer performers information as well as the annual poster design competition, call the Arts & Humanities Division at 580-581-3470 or 581-3471 to check on availablity of the 2018 applications and deadlines. 



No Admission or Parking Fees with Free concerts & Entertainment!!!


Friday, Sep 28: 5-10 pm, 5:45 pm Parade of Nations followed by Opening Ceremony with Naturalization Ceremony

Saturday, Sep 29: 11 am-10 pm  

Sunday, Sep 30: 12-5 pm


General Information

For public parking, enter the park at 3rd & NW Ferris Avenue.

2 Stages with Entertainment and Interactive Area

Dining Area Near Food Vendors with Tables and Chairs

Children's Area Activities

International Festival Committee’s Children's Area w/ free games & activities:  To be announced in July.

Information Booth, First Aid, & ATM with Food, Sales & Display Vendors

Festival goes on rain or shine and some events may be subject to change without notice.

No pets (only service animals), bicycles, skateboards, drones and alcoholic beverages.



  • Fri., 5:45pm, Parade of Nations, Opening Ceremony w/ Naturalization Ceremony. 2nd Street Stage     
  • More to be announced in July


Two Stages and an Interactive Area   

  • Volunteer community performing groups
  • More to be announced in July




Activities and schedule are subject to change.

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