Diversity

Ethnic diversity and an array of proud, storied cultures are what make Northeast Ohio so unique. In fact, our region is home to more than 117 ethnic groups that speak more than 60 languages, as well as many ethnic organizations and activities for you to explore.

Groups + Organizations

Annual Ethnic + Diversity Festivals

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – January
  • Chinese New Year Celebration – January
  • Black History Month – February
  • Carnival Celebration – February
  • St. Patrick’s Day – March
  • Brazilian Festival Latina – April
  • Thyagaraja Carnatic Indian Music Festival – April
  • Tri-C Diversity Day for East Campus & Corporate College East – April
  • Greek Festival – May
  • Italian-American Festival Cuyahoga Fairgrounds – June
  • Gay Pride Festival and Parade – June
  • German-American Festival Cuyahoga Fairgrounds – June
  • Cleveland 4th of July Celebration – July
  • Dragon Boat Festival – July
  • Asian/Pacific American Federation Heritage Day – July
  • Irish Festival Cuyahoga Fairgrounds – July
  • Latino Festival Puerto Rican Parade – July
  • Black Culture International On Parade – August
  • Freedom Festival India – August
  • Feast of the Assumption – August
  • African American Family Day Picnic – August
  • Polish Heritage Festival – September
  • Taste of Little Italy – September
  • Slavic Village Harvest Festival – September
  • Hispanic Heritage Month – September
  • Little Italy Columbus Day Parade – October
  • International Day Celebration Cleveland State University – November
  • Diversity Celebration Day at Case Western University – November
  • Ramadan Celebration – November/December
  • Black Nativity – December
  • Holiday CircleFest – December
  • Hanukkah Celebration – December
  • Kwanzaa Celebration – December

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