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13th Annual Dearborn Arab International Festival June 20, 21, and 22

posted on: Jun 17, 2008



Don’t miss the nation’s largest Arab international festival this June! More than a half mile Warren Ave. will turn into the 13th Annual Arab International Festival. It’s a free, family-centered cultural celebration that will attract over 300,000 people from Michigan, the Midwest, and Canada. The celebration of cultures will feature ethnic performances representing the diverse heritage of the people of Metro Detroit.

This year, the Arab International Festival will hold the Second Annual fashion show at the main stage, featuring the work of a local designer, Miss Samaher Mohammad. Samaher of Zaynini Fashion International has created a 12 piece collection! This includes evening garments, trendy, conservative, Islamic ensembles, and contemporary traditional thobes, and accessories. Zaynini Fashion will have a grand opening July 2008.

The children’s tent is bigger than ever this year with new activities for the kids. The children’s tent is sponsored by IKEA.

Vendor booths and tables are completely sold out! The festival will offer a diverse selection of international cuisine within our food booth area and a variety of Arab merchandise in the Artisan tent.

Parking, Free Shuttle Service, and Hours
Parking is available in the parking lot of Montgomery Wards on Michigan Avenue and Schaefer Road.
A complimentary shuttle will run from the parking lot to the festival site every half hour.

A complimentary shuttle service will be provided to the corner of Miller and Warren every 30 minutes between 2:00pm to 9:30pm, beginning at noon.

The 13th Annual Arab International Festival is co-hosted by the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, ACCESS, Lebanese American Heritage Club, and the City of Dearborn, in partnership with Ford Motor Company, and sponsored by Chrysler, General Motors, and AT&T.

Live cultural entertainment will be performed on the main stage of the festival each day, among many other diverse and interesting acts that will please our audience.

Enter the raffle drawing for an opportunity to win many great prizes!

Festival Hours
Friday, June 20 5:00 to 10:00p.m.
Saturday, June 21 12:00 to 10:00p.m.
Sunday, June 22 12:00 to 8:00p.m.

For any questions about the festival, please contact The American Arab Chamber of Commerce at (313) 945-1700.