The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday, October 9, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. It will feature a variety of restaurants, artisans, and globally diverse groups representing Irvine's cultural heritage.
A complete list of all vendors will be announced early September.
Apply to be a Festival Vendor
Interested in taking part in this year's upcoming Irvine Global Village Festival? Visit our vendor application website here to learn more about all areas of the festival and apply. Or, apply using the buttons below. Potential festival sponsors can learn more about opportunities and apply here.
The festival's Visual Arts Celebration will feature artists creating live art throughout the day, highlighting the significant cultural value of the visual arts and celebrating the talent of our local artists. Examples include live painting, calligraphy, sustainable art, macrame, fashion design, comic sketching, and sculpture.
Southern California-based artists are invited to submit artwork for consideration to be displays in the festival's juried art exhibition.
The marketplace area in the festival is for local and emerging artists, designers, and crafters showcasing handmade products.
Demonstrations include culturally focused interactive dance and music that encourage audience participation and represent cultures from around the world.
The Festival Committee is looking for diverse genres and cultural representation of music and dance groups to perform during the festival, including roving entertainers.
Booth exhibits and displays that reflect a specific cultural group, including art displays; traditional dress; cultural celebrations; and history, music, culinary, and religious traditions.
Kids Village is where children can participate in interactive activities, crafts, and games for kids. Vendors should have a primary focus such as face painting, balloon art, or crafts.
Demonstrations include many forms of martial arts, encourage audience participation, and represent cultures from around the world.
Restaurants provide sample-sized portions of local and culturally diverse food items priced between $3 and $6.