The Irvine Global Village Festival is back at the Great Park; this marks the popular event’s 22nd year.

The multicultural event features music, art, food, kids’ activities, exhibits, a global marketplace and more, all to celebrate Irvine’s diverse community.

In the Kid’s Village families can experience karate demonstrations, learn to write their names in different languages, get a henna tattoo and more.

Several stages will showcase music and dancing from around the world, as well as martial arts and cultural ceremonies and there will be roving performers as well.

More than 30 food booths are planned.


If you go

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 14

Where: Great Park, 8000 Great Park Blvd., Irvine

Cost: Free admission