Travel to Bowie this weekend for international flair

BowieInternatFestTravel the world without leaving Bowie this Saturday.

The Bowie International Festival will be held Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Allen Pond Park.


There will be a Chinese dragon, music from Australia, dancers from Europe, Asia and the Americas, and bands representing the heritage of Germany, Jamaica, Ireland, and the rhythms of Africa. Taste foods from all over the world and shop from artisans selling African jewelry, crafts from many countries, clothing from Ecuador and more.

Children can travel around the world with their "passports" and enjoy crafts, stories and games from many cultures.


Admission is free and parking is available either in the park or on local streets. Allen Pond Park is located at 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie. For information about the festival, call 301-809-3078 or visit the City of Bowie's website.

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