2024 World Beat Festival

This year we are celebrating Ukraine! Join us in Riverfront Park where you can experience the music, dance, food and traditions of over 60 nations and cultures. Things kick off with a Children’s Parade at 9:45 am on Saturday and will continue until Sunday evening.

Acompáñanos al parque Riverfront donde podrás experimentar la música, danza, comida y tradiciones de más de 70 naciones y culturas.  El evento arrancará con un desfile infantil a las 9:45 de la mañana el sábado, y las festividades continuarán hasta domingo por la tarde.

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Festival Hours

Friday: 5pm – 10pm (Main stage only)
Saturday: 10am -11pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

Beer Garden
Friday: 5pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 12pm-10:00pm
Sunday: 12pm-5:00pm

Festival Details

We've put together all the information you'll need for preparing for the festival and the day-of.

2024 Schedule - Stay tuned!

Event Map

Admission

All the details you need for admission into Salem's most exciting festival!

Admission

Weekend Pass, good for:
Friday Night at the Beat, Saturday and Sunday: 
SPECIAL PRICE — $15/person. Click here to purchase.

Children 14 & under - free
SNAP Card Holders - free

Friday:
$10/person
Children 14 & under - free
SNAP Card Holders - free
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Saturday & Sunday:
$10/person
Children 14 & under free
SNAP Card Holders - free
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No pets are allowed within the festival grounds with the exception of  service dogs. Click here to learn more.

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We want to say thanks to the 2024 Global sponsors who make the World Beat Festival possible. We couldn't do this without all of you!
Thank you!

If you are interested in being an event sponsor learn more here.

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2024 Vendors & Exhibitors

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Dragon Boats Information

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2024 Family Activities and Info

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2023 Program

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