https://somervilleartscouncil.org/artsunion/2022/ignite Union Square
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Ignite: A Global Street Food, Fire & Light Festival
Saturday, October 1st from 6-10pm
To celebrate Union Square’s sizzling food landscape we bring you: the IGNITE Festival! Expect an evening of international eats, fire throwers, roving entertainment, and a raucous celebration of global culture.
In addition to many local food vendors, there will be interactive light installations, numerous illuminated performers and to top it all off, FIRE! Local eateries throughout the Square will be featuring Ignite themed specials.
Fire Square Performance Line Up (in Union Square Plaza parking lot)
JenLin Dance - Korean Drum Dance Performance
Flamenco Boston - Flamenco Dance Performance
KS Dance Studio - Haitian Dance Performance
NewYakCity 95 - Hip-Hop Dance Performance
Boston Circus Guild - Fire Show Performance
A Trike Called Funk - DJ Dance Party
Throughout the festival (in Union Square Plaza, throughout the evening)
Ongoing over the course of the evening, there will be dazzling light installations and projections by local artists: Caitlin Canty, Greg Kowalski, Pamela Hersch, Shanna, Maria Servellon, Maura Mendoza, Circe Rowan, and Olivia Moon. Enjoy roaming performances by the Somerville Fairy Troop and hula-hoop artists. In addition, there will be illuminated balloon art, glow-in-the-dark face painting, street activities, and more! Festival lighting design by Todd Sargent.
Food Vendors Include:
Union Square Pizza
Arts Council’s Nibble Culinary NEP Entrepreneurs.
Check out the Union Square restaurants for potential Ignite-themed specials in honor of the event.
Follow festival updates here:
Facebook Ignite Event Link:
Poster Image Credit: Jef Czekaj