Welcome to the
2018 World Beat Festival!
June 30 - July 1

Friday Night at the Beat
June 29

Save the dates! June 30 and July 1, 2018 Join us in Riverfront Park where you can experience the music, dance, food and traditions of over 70 nations and cultures. World Beat turns 21 this year and we are pulling out all of the stops to celebrate! Things kick off with a Children’s Parade at 10:00 am on Saturday and will continue until Sunday evening.

Can't wait until Saturday? Join us on Friday, June 29 from 5pm - 10pm in the Amphitheater. Performances by Bigfoot Mojo and Mbrascatu will be followed by fire dances by Pyrite!


Reserva la fecha! 30 de Junio - 1 de Julio de 2018, celebraremos las culturas de diferentes partes del mundo al Riverfront Park en Salem, OR. Se explorarán las tradiciones, folclor, las leyendas, artesanías y manualidades, juegos y el patrimonio cultural. Habrá un gran diversidad de etilos culinarios étnicos y música de direrentes partes del mundo - bailaremos al ritmo africano, europeo, americano, asiático y diferentes regiones del pacifico.

¿No se puede esperar haste el sábado? Acopáñenos el viernes 29 de junio (17:00 - 22:00) en el Anfiteatro. ¡Las actuaciones de Bigfoot Mojo y Mbrascatu serán sequidas por una danza de fuego por Pyrite!

Hours

Friday: 5pm – 10pm
Saturday: 10am -11pm
Sunday: 11am-7pm

Admission

Friday & Saturday:
$5/person
Children 14 & under free
Oregon Trail Card free

Sunday: By donation

Event Map

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We wanted to take a quick second to say thanks to the global sponsors who make the World Beat Festival possible. We couldn't do this without all of you!
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If you are interested in being an event sponsor learn more here.

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