Festival Vendors & Restaurants

Global Marketplace | Exhibits | Kids Village | Restaurants

The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., at Great Park. It will feature a variety of restaurants, artisans, and globally diverse groups representing Irvine's cultural heritage. 

Global Marketplace 

Shop the Global Marketplace! This marketplace area is filled with local and emerging artists, designers, merchants and crafters showcasing handmade and imported global goods.

  • A/Z Apothecary California
  • Amour Propre
  • Anokshi Collections
  • Armis
  • Artzappeal
  • Baskets and Beads Kenya
  • Clumas Jewelry
  • Dandelion Art
  • Divine Healing Saffron
  • Hand Made By Ks Mom
  • Libaas Collection
  • Nadeshiko-Kai, Japanese Culture and Traditions
  • Nyaarii
  • Part Time Hippie
  • Shahla Reynolds
  • Sterling Styles
  • The Africa Within Me
  • Tibet Handicrafts
  • Wildfleur Blooms
  • Yogurt Glamour

Exhibits

Travel the Globe in our Exhibits area! A showcase of cultural exhibits, the exhibitor area provides guests with an opportunity to learn about other cultures through interactive displays, costumes, artifacts and art.

  • CA Sikhs
  • Consulate General of Japan 
  • Consulate General of Qatar
  • Consulate of Mexico in OC
  • EKTAA Center - India
  • Global Centers for Chinese Wellbeing
  • Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh
  • Iranian Cultural Center of OC
  • Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Association
  • Irvine Korean Adults League
  • Irvine Korean Parents Association
  • Irvine Multicultural Association
  • Japan Business Association
  • Korean American Center & Irvine King Sejong Institute
  • Kurdish Community Southern California
  • Network of Iranian-American Professionals of OC
  • OC Chinese Artists Association
  • OC Indian Women
  • OC Turkish American Association
  • Orange County Taiwanese Association
  • Palestinian Arts & Culture
  • South Coast Chinese Cultural Center
  • Sudanese Culture & Arts
  • Syria
  • Taiwanese American Professionals - Orange County

Kids Village

Jump, Bounce, Play & Create! The Kids Village is a special section of the festival featuring music, dance performances, a petting zoo, an inflatable play area, crafts, games, sports, interactive activities and “kid-friendly food” designed especially for our younger guests, ages 3 through 12. 

For your Child’s Safety: As an added safety precaution, free ID wristbands are available at the Lost Persons booth and our Information Booths. Please only include your cell number on the wristband and not the child's name.

  • Artelos Facepainting
  • ArtSplashers Face Painting
  • Beauty of Music Association
  • Concordia University Marine Lab Touch Tanks
  • Irvine Child Resource Center
  • Magicians of Ring 313
  • Peace Day (IHERC)
  • PNF & EDUBUS & WeIrvine
  • Racing Party Events
  • South Coast Chinese Cultural Center Irvine Chinese School
  • STEAM Activities
  • UC Irvine Basketball

Restaurants

Taste the Flavors of the World! A variety of local restaurants serve up samples of local and regional specialties from Chinese Dim Sum, Korean Mexican fusion tacos, and German pretzels to Japanese dumplings, Chinese pastries, Persian kabobs, Hawaiian shaved ice, and the all-American hot dog.

A variety of food vendors provide tasting samples at the event, with prices ranging from $3 to $8. Purchase by cash, debit and credit card varies by vendor. Cash is recommended and an ATM is available onsite. 

  • Bolivian Meat Pies
  • Booskies Cookies
  • Burger Fresh
  • City of Irvine High School Youth Action Team (HSYAT) Snack Shack
  • Four Sea Restaurant
  • Go Waffle
  • Gongsugan
  • Imuraya
  • Johnny's Real New York Pizza
  • Juice Bar
  • Kettle Corn King
  • Kokonut
  • Laleh Ice Cream
  • Laomazing
  • Lynda African Delicacies
  • Miister Potato
  • NAMASTE lndian Flavors
  • Oma's Poffertjes
  • Reginas Argentinian & Peruvian
  • Rice and Noodle
  • Shaya Grill (Sudanese BBQ)
  • Shemroon Restaurant
  • Tacos & Co
  • Taste of Asia
  • Tea Cravings