Festival aims for international cuisine, fun and displays
| Friday, June 22, 2012
The City of Elgin, in collaboration with area community and business leaders, will hold its inaugural Elgin International Festival, or Elgin iFest, on Sept. 1, 2012, at Festival Park in Elgin. Elgin iFest will bring together dozens of the world’s cultures, reflecting the diversity of cultures in Elgin. Elgin’s iFest will feature music and entertainment, ethnic cuisine, children’s activities, a "world market," as well as ethnic arts and crafts.The ingredients that make a festival a success are world class food, exhibits and entertainment. The iFest Planning Committee is looking for food vendors, exhibitors and entertainers who will offer international flavors and rhythms throughout the day and evening.