2022 Harrisonburg International Festival
“Food feeds the soul. To the extent that we all eat food, and we all have souls, food is the single great unifier across cultures.” – Amy S. Choi
2022 Food Lineup
At Court Square
Ubon Thai (Thai) Fried rice, fried noodles, fresh spring rolls, fried spring rolls, funnel cakes.
Al Barakah (Middle Eastern) Falafel, kabab, sandwiches, desserts.
Kamau’s Kitchen (Southern US) Fried catfish, fish tacos, crabcakes, blue crab platters, snow crab platters, jambalaya, hush puppies.
El Milagro (Latin) Pupusas, horchata, sodas.
Scotty’s Italian Ice (Italian-American) Real homemade Italian Ices.
Yolki Palki Russian Kitchen (Russian) Plov, borscht, golubtsy, chicken kabab, chebyreki, spicy carrot salad, & cabbage salad.
Special Festival Food Offerings at Downtown Businesses
At El Paisano Bakery
56 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
You won’t want to miss El Paisano Bakery’s tacos, and of course, their Harrisonburg International Festival favorites – fruit & mangos on a stick, & Mexican corn. Plus, they’ll have lotería (Mexican lottery/bingo) and activities on site for the kids.
At Harrisonburg Farmers’ Market
228 S Liberty St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Get an early start to your International Festival day with us at the Harrisonburg Farmers’ Market. We’ve got you covered, whether that’s for your morning cup of coffee, a breakfast sammie, weekly groceries, or if you’re just browsing for unique crafts. Everything is homegrown, homemade, and handmade locally. Join us beginning at 8am, with Corrie Lynn Green and the String Geeks playing from 9am to 11am and iRon Lion playing from 11am to 1pm, along with special offerings from vendors, kids activities like face painting and much more. It is an abundant time of year here in the Valley, come experience it with us! We hope to see you there.
At Magpie Diner
85 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Hours: 9 am-3 pm
Enjoy an internationally inspired brunch and bakery specials at Magpie featuring flavors from around the world, Friday 8 am-2 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-3 pm. Visit the Magpie website and social media for menu details. Visit The Wing Gallery at The Perch next door for an exhibit by Iraqi Artist Sanarea Ali.
At Restless Moons Brewing
120 W Wolfe St #103, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Stop in at Restless Moons Brewing to rest a while, enjoy a beverage, and then stick around for international entertainment! Ukrainian Musician Alex Lagoda will be playing from 6-9pm.
At Sage Bird Ciderworks
325 N Liberty St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Celebrate the wide diversity of Harrisonburg with the International Festival. Stop by Sage Bird’s Artisan Market to explore international art, botanicals, food by a Syrian & Mediterranean Family Restaurant, & more!
More food options to try while downtown:
Branch’s Ice Cream 54 S. Main St Harrisonburg, VA
Dine-In Opportunities: Downtown Dining Guide