The Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County (MCC) 2024 installment of the Carrousel of the Nations takes place over two weekends: Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16, and Friday, June 21 to Sunday, June 23.

Now in its 49th year, the award-winning Carrousel of the Nations is a cornerstone of the region’s summer festival season. As the only ethnic and multicultural festival in the area, Carrousel offers residents and visitors the chance to experience a wide array of cultures and traditions they might otherwise never encounter.

The festival continues to grow in attendance, celebrating diversity and inclusion throughout Windsor Essex.

Carrousel of the Nations 2024 showcases the cultures and traditions of 30 villages around Windsor and Essex County, including 7 new villages for 2024.

The MCC proudly coordinates the efforts of individual ethnic communities, helping to educate and entertain countless attendees while celebrating the diversity that makes our region so special. With support from the Federal Government of Canada, Carrousel of the Nations is a testament to our vibrant multicultural heritage.

2024 Carrousel of the Nations Villages are as follows . . .

  1. Bavarian Village 16. Korean Village
  2. Canadian Village (NEW) 17. Lebanese Village – Leamington
  3. Caribbean Village 18. Macedonian Village
  4. Chinese Village 19. Mexican Village – Windsor
  5. Croatian Village (NEW) 20. Mexican Village – Leam. (NEW)
  6. Dutch Village (NEW) 21. Middle Eastern Village (NEW)
  7. Filipino Village 22. Nigerian Village
  8. German Village – Windsor 23. Persian Village (NEW)
  9. German Village – Leamington 24. Polish Village
  10. Ghanaian Village 25. Polish Beach Village
  11. Greek Village 26. Portuguese Leamington (NEW)
  12. Hungarian Village 27. Scottish Village
  13. Indian Village 28. Serbian Gracanica Village
  14. Italian Village – Windsor 29. Serbian St. Dimitrije Village
  15. Italian Village – Leamington 30. Slovak Village

Please note not all villages are open both weekends. Village dates, times and locations can be found online.