Festivals & Holidays

UIS International Festival

For over 40 years the University of Illinois Springfield family has celebrated its rich international and cultural diversity with the annual International Festival. The longest running student-led program in the history of the University, the festival features fun and games from around the globe, cultural performances and exhibits, plus a variety of ethnic foods.

2021 “Global Groove” International Festival:

Saturday, October 23, 2021


Festival is FREE; however, due to COVID protocol, we are asking everyone to register in advance.  Everyone is required to check-in with an Event Pass for the on-campus community and an eTicket for the off-campus community.  Registration will also be available on the day of the festival.

On-campus community:  UISConnection

Off-campus community:  https://go.uis.edu/43rd_Intl_Festival_GUESTS