Cultural festival held in downtown Fort Morgan – The Fort Morgan Times

A cultural festival was held on Sunday, August 14 at Glenn Miller Park, aka City Park, in downtown Fort Morgan. Live musical entertainment kept the crowds dancing, with many wearing traditional outfits from around the world. There was food available including tacos, sambusas and more. The children enjoyed a bouncy house and activities, such as blowing bubbles. Community groups and agencies and others set up information booths, and COVID-19 vaccines and boosters were available during the festival.

  • Children create bubbles as people listen to live music and enjoy the offerings of the cultural festival, held Sunday, August 14 at Glenn Miller Park, aka City Park, in Fort Morgan. (Heldwin Brito/Special for The Times)

  • Camels were one of the attractions of the Cultural Festival...

    Camels were one of the attractions at the cultural festival on Sunday August 14 in downtown Fort Morgan. (Heldwin Brito/Special for The Times)

  • Those who have been to the Fort Morgan Cultural Festival...

    Those who have been to the Fort Morgan Cultural Festival have had the chance to apply various forms of body art, like here. (Helwin Brito/Special for the Times)

  • The FMCUP (Fort Morgan Cultures United for Progress) coordinated the...

    The FMCUP (Fort Morgan Cultures United for Progress) coordinated the annual Cultural Festival which took place on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Glenn Miller Park, aka City Park, in Fort Morgan. Many non-profit and private sector businesses set up booths for the community, and musicians and dancers created an entertaining mood for many. The children enjoyed the bouncy castles, food and sports activities. Many people took the opportunity to get the reminder for COVID-19 vaccines from the NE vaccine bus. (Heldwin Brito/Special for The Times)

Cultural festival sponsors included: Fort Morgan Cultures United for Progress (FMCUP), City of Fort Morgan, y Trusted Connections, with partnerships from the Northeast Colorado Health Department, One Morgan County, Morgan County Family Center.

Darcy J. Skinner