A Community Celebration of Culture
Join us July 30-August 14, 2021 for Eden Prairie's annual PeopleFest!
- Friday, July 30 - Arts Activity- Geno Okok, Faces of Nations
- Friday, July 30 - 2021 PeopleFest! Kick-Off & Native Pride Dancers Performance
- Saturday, July 31 - Cummins-Phipps-Grill Home Open House & PeopleFest! 2021 Guidebook Pick-Up
- Sunday, August 1 - Arts Activities with Victoria Eidelsztein, Matt Litwin and Third Daughter, Restless Daughter
- Sunday, August 1 - Afropop Performance by Snoti, with Pre-Show Entertainment by Kalakrithi School of Arts
- Monday, August 2 - Thursday, August 5: Around the World EPIC Youth Camp
- Monday, August 2 - Women In Islam Class
- Tuesday, August 3 - Night to Unite
- Wednesday, August 4 - Hooray for You! Children's Story & Song Time
- Thursday, August 5 - Irish Dance Performance by Ring of Kerry
- Friday, August 6 - Stryker Exhibition Cricket Match
- Friday, August 6 - DJ Kool Akiem, followed by Trolls World Tour Movie
- Saturday, August 7 - Hindu Tour Temple
- Tuesday, August 10 - Indian Cooking Class: Bengali Aloo Dum & Paratha
- Friday, August 13 - Warli Painting Art Activity with Shruti Aiyar - RESCHEDULED from August 8
- Saturday, August 14 - IndiaFest Field Trip
- Saturday, August 21 - "First Person Plural" Unveiling and Artist Talk with Cadex Herrera - RESCHEDULED from August 8
- Anytime! Sunday, August 8-Thursday, August 12: The Big Umbrella Library Story Stroll
- Explore Art Camps!
New this year! Explore the people of Eden Prairie's past and present through food and history.
Explore the richness of the Eden Prairie community — on your own schedule. Download the PeopleFest! Guide to Culture, History & Cuisine (or pick one up at any PeopleFest! event) and get started! Go on a history hunt or experience a taste of cultural traditions by creating your own ethnic food tour. Participate in the corresponding PeopleFest! Challenge and enter your submissions by August 14 for your chance to win great prizes.
Visit this site for detailed information about the featured local restaurants and historical sites included in the guide, as well as information about the PeopleFest! Challenge!
Please share your feedback by completing an evaluation at any of the PeopleFest! 2021 events or submit an evaluation virtually using this electronic feedback form.
Our community-wide celebration is presented in collaboration by the City of Eden Prairie, Eden Prairie Schools Community Education, Eden Prairie Community Foundation, Interfaith Circle, Eden Prairie Historical Society, Academy for Young Leaders, Eden Prairie Human Rights and Diversity Commission, Eden Prairie Chinese Association, India Association of MN, Eden Prairie TreeHouse and others. PeopleFest! is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.