Festival Info

General Event Guidelines

Entering this event constitutes implied consent of each event-goer to International Institute’s Festival of Nations’ use of his/her image and/or likeness incidental to any photographic, digital or video use, publication, display, transmission or recording of the event.

No Unauthorized Vendors, Solicitations, Handbills, Sampling, Giveaways, Etc.

Alcoholic Beverages may not be taken in or out of festival area.

What is not allowed at Festival?

Carts, glass bottles, personal tents, metal poles, shade canopies, beach or pole-style umbrellas are not allowed.

Inserting stakes, poles, or any other objects into the ground, or use or ropes, cords, tape, etc. to reserve space is not allowed.

Weapons, illicit drugs, and other contraband are strictly prohibited.

Lost and Found

The Festival of Nations Lost & Found location is located on the east side of the festival grounds in the volunteer booth. Please refer to the Festival map for exact location. All items will be kept for 90 days.

Volunteer Information

Volunteers are a valuable part of Festival of Nations. All Volunteers need to check-in 15 minutes prior to their shift at the volunteer check-in located in front of the Stupp Center near Grand Ave.

Be a Festival Supporter!

Festival of Nations is produced by the International Institute of St. Louis, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are continuously working towards our mission to promote cultural diversity and to preserve the many ethnic heritages in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

Support the festival by supporting our drink booths or our festival gift booth. Keep the celebration alive by becoming a partner of the Festival today.

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