Celebration of Nations

Event details

  • September 30, 2017
  • 11:00 am
  • Dowtown Rolla

The 8th annual Celebration of Nations will take place on September 30.  This family-friendly event gives area residents and Missouri S&T students the opportunity to showcase and celebrate the vibrant cultural diversity that makes Rolla unique to the Ozarks. Downtown comes alive with live music and dance, ethnic food, arts, crafts, displays and so much more. The event kicks off with a parade at 11am. The parade begins at the Missouri S&T campus, goes south down Rolla St., east on 6th St., north up Pine Street, then east on 8th Street to the festival, located near 9th and Oak Streets near the Rolla Band Shell.

Schedule of Events

Solve The Puzzle and Win!
In conjunction with Celebration of Nations, the Rolla Downtown Business Association is hosting a “Solve the Puzzle” game throughout the downtown area.  Now through September 27, simply pick up a puzzle piece at each of the participating businesses, complete the puzzle, along with the entry form and turn it in at one of the three downtown banks, Central Federal, First State Community Bank or Phelps County Bank (downtown location) by the end of the day on Wednesday, September 27.  Puzzles pieces may be assembled using tape, glue or any method.
A drawing from the completed puzzles will be held on Thursday, September 28.  The prize will be $100, $75 and $50 in “Downtown Dollars” to be used at participating businesses.

Map of Participating Businesses