International Festival

You are invited to eat, explore, and engage in IUPUI’s global community at the International Festival

Part of IUPUI International Week February 20-24, 2017!

Save the date for the 2017 International Festival

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
10:30am to 2:30pm
IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. 

  • Eat FREE FOOD from around the world
  • Explore international opportunities on campus and in the community
  • Wear international fashions in the Best Dressed Contest and use #GlobalJags on social media for a chance to win a $25 Barnes & Noble giftcard
  • Complete your GlobalJags Passport and win a prize
  • And enjoy performances by dancers, musicians, and more.

Join us for our festival planning meetings!

Global Crossroads Classroom: 902 W. New York St. Education & Social Work Building, ES 2132

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016: 10:00-11:00am
  • Friday, January 20, 2017: 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017: 10:30-11:30am

Engage with global organizations and learn about the world!

More than 40 student organizations, university departments, nonprofits, and vendors will join us to share their global opportunities. And be sure to check out free international lectures throughout the day. Sign up to be an Exhibitor by Friday, February 3, 2017.

Exhibitor Sign Up!

  • Food from around the world!

    • Chai Tea – India
    • Cheese Bread – Brazil
    • Fried Chicken - Japan
    • Stir Fried Rice – Sri Lanka
    • Tapioca Pudding - Vietnam
    • Vegetarian Chinese Dumpling – China
  • Meet our Exhibitors

    • American Turkish Association of Indiana (ATA-IN)
    • Asian Student Union at IUPUI (ASU)
    • Bridges International
    • CHANGE SELLF: Human Rights Organization
    • Chinese Culture Club
    • Confucius Institute
    • Consulate of Mexico in Indianapolis
    • Department of Labor Studies
    • Eliba Collections
    • ELS Language Centers
    • English for Academic Purposes Program (EAP)
    • Filipino Student Association
    • Gamma Eta Sorority Inc.
    • Global and International Studies Program
    • Global Gifts
    • German Club at IUPUI
    • Immigrant Welcome Center
    • Italian Heritage Society of Indiana
    • Indiana Members Credit Union
    • Indy Eleven
    • Indy Internationals
    • International Center for Intercultural Communication
    • International Club
    • International Homestay Consultants
    • International Law Society of IU McKinney
    • International Marketplace Coalition
    • Iranian Student Association
    • IU Center for Global Health/AMPATH
    • IUPUI German Club
    • IUPUI Honors College
    • IUPUI Model UN
    • IUPUI Student Health
    • IUPUI Study Abroad Office
    • IUPUI University Library
    • IUPUI World Languages and Spanish Resource Center
    • Multicultural Center
    • National Student Exchange Program
    • Native American Student Alliance
    • National Organiszation of Minority Architecture and Design Students (NOMADS)
    • Peace Corps
    • Program for Intensive English
    • Playground Productions Studio
    • Saudi Club
    • Scottish Society of Indianapolis
    • Saving Orphans through Healthcare and Outreach (SOHO)
    • Study Abroad Office
    • The International Center
    • Turkish Student Organization
    • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Continue the Festival on Feb. 23 with the Taylor Symposium

Come back to the IUPUI Campus Center the next day for global lectures, music, and more with the Taylor Symposium's It's Not Foreign. It's U.S. on February 23. 

taylor symposium and flags

Highlights of the 2016 International Festival

Thank you to our International Festival Sponsors!

logo for the international festival fund

Learn more about last year's festival » 

The 195 flags of the United Nations will be on display in the IUPUI Campus Center for the month of February on loan from the International Center's flag collection

Learn more about the flags »

Contact us at to learn about volunteer opportunities or get more information!