Colorful costumes prevail as musical and dance groups perform for the large crowds. Each group showing pride in its national or cultural heritage.
Ethnic Village is an opportunity for fairgoers to experience many cultural groups as they showcase the traditions of their countries as well as make available a wide variety of food with an international flair.
Thirteen countries and two international beer booths will be represented in the Ethnic Village this year.
Friday, August 14
|4:00 pm||Exorna (Irish)||7:30 pm||Aduki Jazz Quintet|
Saturday, August 15
|Noon||Aduki Jazz Quintet||2:30 pm||Ensemble Espanol Spanich Dance||6:00 pm||Ensemble Espanol Spanich Dance||7:00 pm||Samba Llamas|
Sunday, August 16
|2:00 pm||Springfield International Folk Dancers|
Monday, August 17
|Noon||Salt and Pepper Band||2:30 pm||Jimmys Bavarians||5:30 pm||Dennis Stroughmatt and Esprit Creole|
Tuesday, August 18
|Noon||The Flying Dutchmen||2:30 pm||Jimmys Bavarians||5:30 pm||Dennis Stroughmatt and Esprit Creole||8:00 pm||The Emerald Underground|
Wednesday, August 19
|Noon||The Flying Dutchmen||2:30 pm||Waterloo German Band||5:30 pm||Dennis Stroughmatt and Esprit Creole||8:00 pm||Samba Llamas|
Thursday, August 20
|2:30 pm||Waterloo German Band||5:00 pm||St. Andrews Celtic Dancers and Pipes and Drummers||6:30 pm||Central IL Irish Dancers||8:00 pm||The Dont Be Brothers|
Friday, August 21
|3:30 pm||The Dont Be Brothers||7:00 pm||The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project|
Saturday, August 22
|1:00 pm||Springfield International Folk Dancers||5:30 pm||Fleming Academy of Dance||7:00 pm||Exorna (Irish)|
Sunday, August 23
|Noon||Central IL Irish Dancers||1:30 pm||IL Prairie Clogging Assoc.|