Fort Bend County Libraries Multicultural Festival

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Chinese Lantern Festival
Photo courtesy of Fort Bend County Libraries

Sponsored by the Friends of the George Memorial Library,  Fort Bend County Libraries’ Multicultural Festival: "Bringing the World to You” will celebrate the rich, cultural diversity of the county and of the people who reside in it. Featuring a line-up of performances, artisans, games, crafts, and more, the festival will have free activities and fun for the whole family.

Stations representing cultures from around the world will be set up in the Bohachevsky Gallery. Stop by the Japan America Society-Houston booth to join in the edamame chopstick challenge,.

In addition to the stations, which will be ongoing throughout the festival, the following events will take place at designated times:

  • 11 am – Soaring Phoenix Lion Dancers - performance in the Lobby.
  • 12:30 pm – USA Tai Chi Academy - demonstration in the Lobby.
  • 1 pm – Joy of Djembe African Drumming - performance in the Jodie E. Stavinoha Amphitheater. Enjoy an energetic performance of drumming, introducing West African rhythms and beats. Members of the audience will be invited onstage for a drumming workshop.

The festival will also showcase authentic red lanterns that were presented to Fort Bend County in 2012, by representatives of Chancheng District, of Foshan City, China. The lanterns will hang in the lobby of the library for the day’s activities.

Event Details



George Memorial Library
1001 Golfview Dr.
Richmond, TX 77469


Ticket Info

Admission is free.