Richmond is getting a full day festival of music, food, and culture and they’re kicking it off in style! This morning the official announcement was made that Matt & Kim, the dynamic indie dance duo from Brooklyn, will headline the Richmond World Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings.
Richmond World Festival
Where Minoru Park, 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC
When Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 11:00am to 9:00pm
The Richmond World Festival will have music all day on the YVR Main Stage. There will also be an international food truck festival with more than 35 food trucks, and the Richmond Centre Culinary Stage. The Global Village will have interactive cultural activities and performances, you can shop around the Artisan Marketplace, and hone your skills at the Wide World of Sports while learning about the history of local teams.
“We’re going to transform Minoru Park into a global village that celebrates our cultural diversity, with something to satisfy all interests, ages and tastes,” said Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “We invite everyone in Richmond and visitors from around the region and around the globe to join us for a great end of summer festival.”
In addition to its international hit headliners, the Richmond World Festival will also showcase numerous diverse cultural acts, and feature a number of Richmond based performing groups.
Main Stage sponsor Vancouver International Airport will also be bringing its T-Shirts to Paradise contest to the Richmond World Festival. Festival goers who are BC residents and 19 or older can get a free- t-shirt and enter to win a trip for two to one of six Asian destinations.
The Richmond World Festival is produced by the City of Richmond. Community partners are Port Metro Vancouver, Cowell Auto Group, Richmond Centre and Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Media sponsors are Global TV, the Georgia Straight, 102.7 The Peak, Z95.3, Richmond News and Miss604. For more festival news follow @FunRichmond on Twitter and #RWF2015.