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VIDEO + GALLERY: Music, food and fun abound at the International Festival 2022

The 28th annual International Festival in Worthington included music, food, cultural experiences and lots of fun from July 7-9, 2022.

A flag-bearer representing Mexico gets her flag ready for the parade of flags at the opening of the 28th annual Worthington International Festival on Friday, July 8, 2022.
A flag-bearer representing Mexico gets her flag ready for the parade of flags at the opening of the 28th annual Worthington International Festival on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
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Kids shake hands with a performer during a Chinese ceremonial lion dance at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Kids shake hands with a performer during a Chinese ceremonial lion dance at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
A bubble bursts with the tap of a finger at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
A bubble bursts with the tap of a finger at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
A girl tries to decide if she wants to risk touching a Southern African rock python at Brent "Zoo Man" Mielke's table during the 28th Annual Worthington International Festival Friday, July 8, 2022.
A girl tries to decide if she wants to risk touching a Southern African rock python at Brent "Zoo Man" Mielke's table during the 28th Annual Worthington International Festival Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Kids attempt to win a refreshing soda at a booth during the 28th annual Worthington International Festival on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Kids attempt to win a refreshing soda at a booth during the 28th annual Worthington International Festival on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
A boy enthusiastically greets the The Globe photographer at the United Way booth during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
A boy enthusiastically greets the The Globe photographer at the United Way booth during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Members of the UFCW Local 663 take a selfie at the 28th annual Worthington International Festival Friday, July 8, 2022.
Members of the UFCW Local 663 take a selfie at the 28th annual Worthington International Festival Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Raquel and Hector Avile sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" during opening ceremony for the 28th annual Worthington International Festival on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Raquel and Hector Avile sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" during opening ceremony for the 28th annual Worthington International Festival on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Mayor Mike Kuhle gives his last International Festival opening remarks as mayor on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Mayor Mike Kuhle gives his last International Festival opening remarks as mayor on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Gabriel Fueston and Friends play rock music at the Worthington International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Gabriel Fueston and Friends play rock music at the Worthington International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Girls make pendants at the ArtMobile on 10th Street during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Girls make pendants at the ArtMobile on 10th Street at the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
A family shops at a jewelry booth at the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
A family shops at a jewelry booth at the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
White clouds in a blue sky float over the food court down Second Avenue in Worthington at the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
White clouds in a blue sky float over the food court down Second Avenue in Worthington at the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Art instructor Gail Holinka passes out tie dye supplies from the ArtMobile booth during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Art instructor Gail Holinka passes out tie dye supplies from the ArtMobile booth during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
An artist uses tie dye supplies from the ArtMobile during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
An artist uses tie dye supplies from the ArtMobile during the International Festival on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Singer-songwriter Emma Holmbeck, originally of Sibley, Iowa, sings an original song about small town life during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Singer-songwriter Emma Holmbeck, originally of Sibley, Iowa, sings an original song about small town life during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Skateboarders play among the international flags during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Skateboarders play among the international flags during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
The Chinese ceremonial lion dance group interacts with the crowd during a performance at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
The Chinese ceremonial lion dance group interacts with the crowd during a performance at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Performers of a Chinese ceremonial lion dance take a bow at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Performers of a Chinese ceremonial lion dance take a bow at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Rince Na Chroi, an Irish dance school group, takes the stage during a performance at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Rince Na Chroi, an Irish dance school group, takes the stage during a performance at the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
 Kids sit atop the old courthouse stone watching the crowd during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Kids sit atop the old courthouse stone watching the crowd during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Fans sit at picnic tables and listen to live music during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Fans sit at picnic tables and listen to live music during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Innocent Reggae performs during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Innocent Reggae performs during the International Festival Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe
Kids touch a turtle as a tortoise makes tracks at the table of Brent Mielke, better known as the Zoo Man, during the 28th annual International Festival in Worthington on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Kids touch a turtle as a tortoise makes tracks at the table of Brent Mielke, better known as the Zoo Man, during the 28th annual International Festival in Worthington on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Tim Middagh / The Globe

Tim Middagh joined The Globe in the fall of 2015 as the newspaper's full-time photographer. A native of Worthington, he enjoys taking nature and wildlife photos.
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