A celebration of diversity, ethnicity and culture will come together Sept. 15 the Dodge City International Festival.

The event is part of National Welcoming Week and will be held from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2nd Avenue near the El Capitan statue.

This family event will feature food and beverage vendors, art, entertainment and more.

For inquiries on being a vendor, contact Main Street Dodge City coordinator Coral Lopez at 620-227-9501 or corall@dodgedev.org.

The festival was made possible through Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce Multicultural Committee, Dodge City Public Library, Dodge City Cultural Relations Advisory Board and the Southwest Kansas Library System.

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