Marshall University International Festival

About the International Festival

West Virginia’s oldest and longest running international festival, the annual exposition features international foods, world music and dance and displays representing many different countries and cultures. The festival is open to the public and is free of charge to enter.  The Tri-State’s best international restaurants will be featured at this year’s International Festival. Each restaurant will offer tastings of their signature menu items. Guests can purchase a variety of food samples from all over the world at a very affordable price.

View photos from our 59th Annual International Festival thanks to the MU Physics Department!

Interested in participating?

Please review the Participation Guide below prior to completing the sign-up:

Follow the link below to sign up for this year’s International Festival 

For more information about participating as a sponsor, partner, vendor, restaurant, or volunteer, contact Stephanie Shaffer, Coordinator of Intercultural & International Students, Office of Intercultural Affairs, at or call 304-696-2363.  You may also contact Kanako Tabuchi, Global Education Graduate Assistant at

Festival Features & Highlights

Past Festival Photos Galleries

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