International SummerFest


For the last 41 years, our community has come together at the International Summerfest to celebrate the many cultures that make up Battle Creek. The annual festival has served as a fun and engaging way to learn about the many cultures within Battle Creek through food, art and entertainment. However, the current COVID-19 pandemic requires us to refrain from large gatherings and events for everyone’s safety. Therefore, it is with sadness that we are canceling the 2020 International Summer Festival scheduled for August of 2020. In the meantime, we will continue to celebrate and uplift the many vibrant cultures in our city, and we look forward to planning an even bigger and better festival in 2021.

Learn About the Cultures in Battle Creek


International SummerFest is Battle Creek’s annual showcase of cultures from around the world. Celebrate with international foods, art, entertainment, games and prizes from different cultures.

International SummerFest has been held in Battle Creek for over 40 years, which makes it one of our community’s oldest festivals. This event was created so that visitors can learn all about the cultures that make up the rich tapestry that is Battle Creek.

This festival is free for festivalgoers and held annually in August. Check back here soon for in-formation about 2020’s event.

Interested in Being A Vendor or Volunteer?

For more information on how to become a vendor for International SummerFest 2019, please email us at

BCVision is looking for your help to create an event that promotes cultural and ethnic exchange for the enrichment of the Battle Creek community. Help us celebrate the rich culture that exists right in our own back yard! Download our volunteer flyer to learn more.

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