Jackson International Food And Art Festival Celebrates 8 Years

September 15, 2022

Join us from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday, October 1, 2022, for the eighth annual Jackson International Food and Art Festival located on the Court Square in Downtown Jackson.

Food and art are important themes present in all cultures, countries, and religions, and the festival serves as a place for all cultures to share their cuisine, art, and traditional performances in downtown Jackson.

The free event will include:

  • Parade of Cultures
  • Food Booths (small fees for samples)
  • Performances (Music, Demonstration, Dancing and, Storytelling)
  • Booths (Merchandise or Business, Artists and Craftsman, Cultural Activities and Demonstrations)

The festival’s mission is to spread cultural awareness, promote cross-cultural engagement, and celebrate the diverse backgrounds of residents throughout West Tennessee.  With a goal of reminding the community that despite differences in appearance, how we worship, or where we come from, there is far more that unites us than divides us.


Our business sponsors are very important to the growth of the festival each year. And we’d like to thank them for making this festival possible:

The City of Jackson

Dignitaries:  National Endowment for the Arts, West TN Healthcare, Jackson State Community College and Delta Faucet Company

Diplomats:  TN Arts Commission, Central West TN Association of Realtors, Hitachi, ABB, TBDN, Toyota Boshoku, Gerdau, AARP

Attache:  The Jackson Clinic, West TN Bank, Leaders Credit Union, Bank of Jackson, Edward Jones, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, Pacific Manufacturing, Kristi Seaton Turnbow

Delegates:  Community Bank, First Citizens National Bank, Regions Bank, Krenis Law Firm

Friends:  Glen Vanderford


Without these generous companies the JIFAF wouldn’t be what it is today!


If you are interested in being involved, please select from the links below:

To learn more about registration and sponsorship opportunities, or to be a part of the festival visit www.JIFAF.com, Facebook, Instagram