Botanical Garden of the Ozarks to host International Festival Sept. 10

(Haziel Photography. Courtesy, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks)

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will host its 7th annual International Festival on Sunday, Sept. 10.

The event will include cultural and traditional dance performances, arts & craft displays, food trucks, vendors, and more celebrating cultures that make up the NWA community.

Food vendors include Chicken Lai Lai, Naguara, LLC, Smok-D TX BBQ, and Jarabes Tapatios.

International market vendors include Boba Booth, Larysa Frisby, Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation, Ukrainians of Northwest Arkansas, and others.

Local personality and musician Papa Rap will emcee the event, that will also include resources for immigrants, refugees, and other marginalized communities, officials said.

The event is part of Welcoming America’s Welcoming Week, “a series of events nationwide bringing together immigrants, refugees and native-born residents to affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity,” officials said.

Picnic blankets, chairs, and lawn chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed.

The event is free to attend and open to the public, though registration is required.

To register, visit this website.