International Cultural Festival and The Commons

The Intercultural Festival (ICF)

The Intercultural Festival (ICF) is a student-organized event dedicated to celebrating the diversity of VCU and the surrounding community. 

ICF, which is supported by The Commons at VCU, attracts thousands of people from different ages and backgrounds and includes unique performances, authentic food, games, children’s activities, carnival rides, an art exhibition, a petting zoo, cultural displays, and much more.

Cultural clothing on display at VCU's Intercultural Festival

IFC is a celebration of cultural diversity, connecting over 80 diverse VCU student organizations, community organizations, and people from all over the country. 

The ICF has been in existence for more than two decades, and, in 2003, ICF was recognized as an official university tradition at VCU. The festival is a university and community-wide event that attracts more than 10,000 attendees.