Ethnic Enrichment Festival comes to Swope Park this weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tens of thousands are celebrating diversity in Swope Park this weekend at the 35th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival.

Organizers said it’s one of the largest and longest running festivals of its kind.

They’re expecting more than 100,000 people this year.

The festival features food, beer, music and crafts from 68 countries.

“What it is, is America, America. It’s apple pie, it’s motherhood and it’s the different ethnic groups. They all came here from a different country and we’re all enjoying it,” Carl Dicapo, founder of the Ethnic Enrichment Festival, said.

The festival goes from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Admission is $3 for adults and free for children 12 and under. 

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