The “Flavor of Federal Way” multi-cultural festival is set for Saturday at Town Square Park. Photo courtesy of Flavor of Federal Way Facebook page

The “Flavor of Federal Way” multi-cultural festival is set for Saturday at Town Square Park. Photo courtesy of Flavor of Federal Way Facebook page

Flavor of Federal Way set for Aug. 10

Free multicultural festival will feature kid’s activities, food vendors, an entertainment stage and more.

On the heels of a successful inaugural event last year that attracted more than 1,000 people to Town Square Park in downtown Federal Way, Flavor of Federal Way officials are anticipating another strong turnout for this year’s event.

The festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 10 at Town Square Park, will come alive with the sights and sounds of one of the most diverse populations in the region, celebrating the cultures and communities that make the city of Federal Way a vibrant place to live, work and play.

Hosted by the Federal Way Diversity Commission and the city of Federal Way, this family-friendly, free festival will feature kids’ activities, food vendors, an entertainment stage, and exhibitors sharing information about employment opportunities, health care access, financial and educational services as well as a variety other business resources from nonprofit organizations to area craft makers.

“It is our hope that festival guests will come away with a broader understanding and appreciation of the diverse resources, food, experiences and opportunities available in our city,” said Greg Baruso, chair of the Diversity Commission.

More than 70 vendors, 11 food vendors and 10 performance groups are scheduled to appear at the event. Some of the food vendors include Bethlehem (Ethiopian food), Dev’s Ice Cream Truck, Dutch Brothers, East India Grill, GoGoGo Snowcones, Jazzy’s Cookie Company, KC Deez BBQ, KJ’s Cakery Bakery, Mini … The Dough-Nut, Puft Bubble Waffles, Tabassum Food Truck and Thai U Up.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page at

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