Orange County

FusionFest: Cultural diversity festival to bring arts, food to downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — More than 1,000 local artists representing more than 110 different global cultures are expected to perform and showcase their work during FusionFest in Orlando this weekend.

Organizers said the free cultural diversity festival will bring music, dance, food, visual arts, spoken word, games and interactive activities to downtown Orlando.

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The event will run Saturday and Sunday at Seneff Arts Plaza at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Organizers say FusionFest’s mission is to celebrate the diverse people and cultures that call Central Florida home by showcasing talents, sharing stories, driving innovation and building a community based on respect and understanding.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.