The Gathering, May 18, 2013, Library Park
Ethnic Festival - 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
The Gathering is Waterbury's first ethnic festival,
celebrating the rich cultural diversity within the city
and the heritage it brings to our community. We expect
3,000 people to converge at Library Park for a day of
ethnic fare, live music, and dance from around the world.
The festival will include a 1.5 mile parade, which will begin
at 11:00 a.m. on East Main Street, circle the Green,
cruise up Bank Street, down Grand Street, and end at
Library Park. The City of Waterbury is collaborating with
several small businesses, non-profits and community
groups to stage The Gathering, and Mayor O'Leary is
anticipating the event turn into an annual celebration that
will restore the vitality and excitement that downtown
For more information, call (203) 574-6712 or e-mail