The Village of Royal Palm Beach and the Caribbean-American for Community Involvement are celebrating Cultural Diversity Day at Veterans Park.
The Village of Royal Palm Beach and Caribbean-American for Community Involvement are holding Cultural Diversity Day on May 13 to celebrate cultures from around the world that have come to Royal Palm Beach.
“We’ve had not only Caribbean cultures represented, but also Mexican, Spanish and Chinese cultures,” says Hildreth Stoddart-Brown, CAFCI’s second-year cultural committee chair. “Those who attend get to meet new people and better understand the different ethnic groups in the community.”
What: Royal Palm Beach Cultural Diversity Day
When: May 13, 1 to 8 p.m.
Where: Veterans Park, 1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.
Cultural Diversity Day aims to recognize the importance of cultural diversity for social cohesion, sustainable development and global peace. The day promotes appreciation for cultural differences, encourages dialogue between cultures, and fosters understanding, tolerance and respect.
The day includes live entertainment, food vendors, displays and raffles. It also serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving and promoting each culture for future generations.
Royal Palm Beach is known for its rich cultural diversity. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, the village was 47.3% non-Hispanic White, 24.1% Hispanic, 21.1% Black and 4.3% Asian.
The Caribbean-American for Community Involvement organization has celebrated Royal Palm Beach’s melting pot of ethnicities and cultures annually since 2004.