The City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department presents the inaugural Round Rock Cultural Fest on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Centennial Plaza. The event is free for the entire family!
This community-wide festival brings all Round Rock cultural and special needs groups together and creates a landmark event that will be celebrated for generations to come. This event provides an avenue for
different cultures to share their traditions through music, dance, activities, food, and crafts.Cultural Fest
Story of the Round Rock Cultural Fest
The vision of the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department is to provide an active, vibrant, and beautiful city with a diversified and quality parks and recreation system that produces economic, health, and social benefits for the entire community. It hosts and supports numerous cultural events and groups including the El Amistad Club of Round Rock, The Voice Inc., Play for All Foundation, Literacy Council of Williamson County, Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, Williamson County Hispanic Heritage Committee, MLK Walk and Commemorative March, Round Rock Arts Council and Round Rock ISD, just to name a few. The fest provides an opportunity for Central Texas residents to share traditions. It encourages dialogue and promotes the cross-cultural awareness and understanding so necessary in our communities.
Mission of the Round Rock Cultural Fest
The Round Rock Cultural Fest was created to bring Round Rock cultural and special needs groups together to celebrate and embrace cultural diversity through respecting, understanding, and appreciating the cultures of Round Rock and Central Texas.
Goals of the Round Rock Cultural Fest
- Always maintain the integrity of the mission and encourage learning about diverse cultures and traditions.
Include the local region’s artistic and cultural heritage by offering an opportunity to share gifts and talents specific to that heritage.
- Set standards and policies that maintain inclusiveness of all people.
- Focus on the celebration of: arts, music, food, dance, and traditional representations of culture, by including only vendors, community organizations, and other groups that fit within this focus.
- Facilitate a festival that is always free and family oriented.