Hercules Cultural Festival coming to Refugio Valley Park

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Hercules Cultural Festival coming to Refugio Valley Park
Refugio Valley Park in Hercules (Photo courtesy of the city).

By Kathy Chouteau

The Hercules Cultural Festival will return to Refugio Valley Park to celebrate the multicultural city Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Hosted by the City of Hercules and the Bayfront Chamber of Commerce, the free festival will have live performances, food vendors, a raffle and other fun for everyone. 

“We’re excited to see residents and visitors come together this weekend to celebrate Hercules’ rich culture with their friends and families,” said Hercules Mayor Dan Romero.

Over 20 food vendors will serve up multicultural cuisines ranging from Da Poke Man’s fresh Hawaiian seafood, to La Mia Famiglia Foodtruck’s Italian dishes and Shaw’s Texas Style BBQ. The event will also include local nonprofits and city agencies offering up services and resources, and each attendee will receive one free raffle ticket per can of food they donate.

Performers at the festival include Center for Lao Studies Cultural Performers, LGNDS Studios, Solis Martial Arts, Nepali Dance Group, Yee’s Martial Arts, Broadway Rhythm Dance Co., Ta’ere Tia’I Polynesian Dance Group, Music Repertoire, Hercules High School Drum Line, Orchestra Borinquen and the Good Time Collective Band. 

Organizers are offering free shuttle providing transportation from noon to 7 p.m. to-and-from the event from the Hercules Transit Center.

Learn more about the event here