Peabody’s International Festival RETURNS September 15, 2024!

 *RAIN DATE SEPTEMBER 22, 2024

Celebrating diversity through music, food, and art

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Peabody’s International Festival returns on September 15, 2024!

 (RAIN DATE SEPTEMBER 22, 2024)

Celebrating diversity through music, food, and art

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About the International Festival

The International Festival is the largest festival of its kind and the signature event in Peabody, Massachusetts for nearly 40 years. The Festival continues to attract thousands to Peabody Square every year.

Dozens of civic organizations, nonprofits, local businesses, cultural groups, crafters and artisans line Downtown Peabody with delicious food and art inspired from places all around the world while popular bands and performance groups entertain the crowd.

With over 65 food booths, 35 local artists, and all-day musical entertainment

The International Festival boasts our rich ethnic heritage and diversity, with delicious food, good music, and a wonderful display of local artistic talent. 

A Message from the Mayor

“The International Festival is the largest celebration of its kind on the North Shore. Free and open to the public, the Festival showcases Peabody’s rich ethnic diversity and strong community spirit.”

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr.

Events

In addition to all-day live entertainment at both stages and food booths, the International Festival has an area dediated to kids, an Artisan Market & Galleria, and a beer garden.

Peabody Square & Main Street

Entertainment

The International Festival has all day entertainment from 11:00am-5pm at two sites: one at the corner of Chestnut and Lowell Street, and the other at the corner of Main and Washington Street.

Main Street

Food Booths

Galumpkis, knish, empanadas, oh my! The International Festival features over 65 food booths ranging from Greek, Portuguese, Brazilian, Polish, Chinese, Indian, Irish, Caribbean, and so much more!

Foster Street

Artisan Market

The Galleria showcases artwork and paintings from both new and familiar faces. And the Creative Collective will be bringing in over 40 local artisan vendors featuring crafts from all around the world!

Foster Street

Galleria

The Galleria showcases artwork and paintings from both new and familiar faces. And the Creative Collective will be bringing in over 40 local artisan vendors featuring crafts from all around the world!

TBD

Beer & Wine Garden

East End Veterans Memorial Park

Kids’ Corner

A day filled with music, dancing, ice cream, character shows, and more!

Thank you to our sponsors for making this a free event for our community to attend!

Thank you to our Title Sponsor

Broadcast Sponsor

Galleria Tent Sponsor

  

Kids’ Corner Sponsor

 

Pop-up Performer Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

FRIENDS

Peabody Veteran’s Council

In-Kind Sponsors

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All videos courtesy of Peabody TV. Photos courtesy of Peabody TV & Cheryl Millard.