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International Fall Festival 2016

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Join us on South Barstow Street the International Fall Festival from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.


Try new foods, or simply enjoy American classics. We promise you won't leave hungry!



Community and international vendors from far and wide will be on display. Pick up some gifts and learn more about your community and its international flavor!



Enjoy two stages of international dancing, music and entertainment.


Xcel Energy Stage

South Barstow St and East Grand Ave

 Time Group
 11:00 am  Latin Zumba with Dragonfly Dance & Wellness
 11:30 am  Klezmazel
 12:00 pm  Cotton Candy Eating Contest
 12:30 pm  Swan Lake Ballet Studio
 1:00 pm  Klezmazel
 1:30 pm  AKF Martial Arts
 2:00 pm  Blugold Marching Band
 2:30 pm  Sculpture Tour Eau Claire Awards


South Barstow District Stage

South Barstow St and Main St

 Time  Group
 11:00 am  TBA
 11:30 am  Karate America
 12:00 pm   Torch Sisters
 12:30 pm  Janelle's School of Irish Dance
 1:00 pm  Lasa Anahata Tribal
 1:30 pm  Karate America


Blugold Marching Band

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the internationally-acclaimed Blugold Marching Band! They will put on a show at 2:00 pm, followed by a must-see performance in the Royal Credit Union Parade of Nations.


Royal Credit Union Parade of Nations

Starting at 3:00 pm, don't miss the Royal Credit Union Parade of Nations featuring community groups from throughout the Chippewa Valley. The parade will be on South Barstow Street between Seaver and Gibson Streets.


Sculpture Tour Winner Announcement

Join us at 2:30 pm as Sculpture Tour Eau Claire announces this years winner based on your votes!


Family Fun Zone

Kids will love the Family Fun Zone, including inflatables and a bouncy house, as well as a petting zoo and pony rides!



Convenient parking is available in several locations on Saturday. Download the full map with the link below.

  • Schlegelmilch Lot (Farwell St/Lake St) - Free
  • Transfer Center Lot (Farwell St/Gray St) - $0.25/hr
  • Farwell Lot (Farwell St/Main St) - Free
  • Riverside Ramp (Graham Ave/Gray St) - Free
  • South Barstow Ramp (Farwell St/Gibson St) - $0.50/hr
  • Riverview Lot (Dewey St/Eau Claire St) - Free
  • North Barstow Ramp (N Barstow St/Riverfront Ter) - $0.50/hr


Vendors and Parade Participants

The application deadline has passed. Please watch early next year for info on the 2017 International Fall Festival.



The International Fall Festival would not be possible without your support. Please consider contributing to Downtown as a volunteer. All volunteers will receive a free "I love Downtown Eau Claire" t-shirt, a free soda at the event, and a gift certificate to Houligans. Click below to learn more and sign up today!

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