The International Center aims to promote events in Indiana that highlight and celebrate cultural diversity and international relations. Whether you like to engage in international diplomacy, eat Chinese food, dance to Russian music, celebrate a French holiday, or participate in Scottish games, we hope you’ll find a way to celebrate and participate in our global city.

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Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering

Tippecanoe Battle Field Park 200 Battle Ground Avenue, Battle Ground, IN, United States

The Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering is an acoustic music festival located at the beautiful, national historic landmark, the Tippecanoe Battle Field Park in Battle Ground, Indiana. Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering is for everyone! This year the event is by donation only... no tickets! Attendees should plan for a full day of performances, workshops, jam sessions, food, family & […]


Slovenski Festival 2021

Slovenian National Home 2717 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN, United States

Slovenski Festival attendees will enjoy an afternoon of Slovenian Culture! This event will feature traditional Slovenian food and drinks that will be served to the tunes of Slovenian polka music provided by Indy Polkamotion. There will be a raffle, dance, vendors and more...


Carmel Mooncake Festival

Carmel Arts & Design District 2nd Ave NW and Main St, Carmel, IN

The Carmel-Xiangyang Sister City Committee presents the 2021 City of Carmel Chinese Mooncake Festival on August 21, 2021, from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. The event will take place in the Carmel Arts & Design District featuring a dragon parade, music, dancing, and mooncakes.


Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre – Under the Big Top

The Tarkington at The Center for the Performing Arts 3 Center Green, Carmel, IN, United States

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre will present a pre-season concert with the popular production of Under the Big Top. Created by Artistic Director Gregory Hancock and inspired by the legendary traveling gypsy circus of Eastern Europe, the dancers, accompanied by Traditional Circus and Gypsy music, will entertain audiences as circus characters sharing their life stories draped […]

$37 – $47

Richmond International Food Festival

Jack Elstro Plaza 47 N 6th St, Richmond, IN, United States

The Richmond International Food Festival is an annual one-day event featuring kids' activities, food, live music, and artists from around the world to promote cultural understanding. The festival also highlights healthy living by incorporating Zumba, cycling, dancing and health check-ins by healthcare providers.  


Indiana Sister Cities International Symposium

Riverside High School 3010 N White River Pkwy E Dr, Indianapolis, IN, United States

Join Indiana's premier statewide citizen diplomacy and international exchange conference at the 2021 Indiana Sister Cities Symposium to learn what other cities in Indiana are doing, share best practices, and meet new friends who share the same passion of being a “Citizen Diplomat” making the world a better place.

$5 – $25

Global Fest

Northwood Christian Church 4550 Central Ave, Indianapolis, IN

Think Global. Fest Local. We believe the best parties invite everyone. At Global Fest, we're on a mission to celebrate diversity and promote intercultural understanding through shared traditions, food, music, art and play. Join us September 18, noon - 10 p.m. at 4550 Central Avenue. Festival proceeds benefit Center for Inquiry 70.


Indy Eleven – World Comes to the Mike Night

Michael A. Carroll Stadium 1001 W New York St., Indianapolis, IN, United States

Purchase tickets to the September 18th match vs Louisville City FC at a discounted rate. It will be World Comes to the Mike Night where we celebrate the World's love of The Beautiful Game! Kickoff is 7:00pm at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on IUPUI's campus. Volunteer Opportunities:  

Free – $25

Indy Taco Fest, Taste of Mexico

3585 Commercial Dr. 3585 Commercial Dr., Indianapolis, IN, United States

More than 20 of the best authentic Mexican food vendors gathered in one place. Free admission and parking.

COVID-19 and The Impact on International Students


This event is focused on international students and the issues they face due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will feature 4 panelists who will all share their experiences and speak on the issues that continue to disadvantage international students.  The 4 panelists are Iswerya Ajay, Shazia Akhtar, Rendy Schrader, and Lesley Davis. This event is […]

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