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september, 2019

27sep(sep 27)5:00 pm29(sep 29)5:00 pmInternational Festival

Event Details

The 40th annual Lawton International Festival celebrates awareness and appreciation of Lawton’s diverse heritage. The festival provides local, culturally-based organizations, groups and individuals an opportunity to display aspects of their culture, mainly through performances and demonstrations.

Come to the International Festival for free concerts, parades, plenty of food vendors, children's games and activities, demonstration artists, over 70 vendors and non-stop multicultural entertainment. This free festival is a family-oriented extravaganza full of fun. Visitors to this year's International Festival will enjoy a variety of acoustic performances and cultural dance demonstrations.

The International Festival is held in Lawton's Elmer Thomas Park, located at NW 3rd and Ferris Avenue. This park setting has amenities that include a lakeside stage, children’s area, parking adjacent to the festival grounds, vendor parking on-site, tour bus parking, restroom facilities and more. The park is completely handicap accessible. Come to Lawton and join thousands of visitors at this citywide celebration. No alcohol. No pets allowed, service animals only.

Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44
Projected Attendance: 30,000
Friday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
For public parking, enter the park at 3rd & NW Ferris Avenue. There will also be free shuttle service from the McMahon Memorial Auditorium Parking Lot at 801 NW Ferris Avenue to the festival site during festival hours.


27 (Friday) 5:00 pm - 29 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Elmer Thomas Park

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