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World Refugee Day

June 22, 2019 World Refugee Day

Hanna Park


1 Kennedy Plaza

Utica, NY 13502

Join us as we celebrate hope & resilience at our annual World Refugee Day Celebration. You can look forward many activities for the whole family to participate in!

11:15am - "A Walk in Their Words" pre-event fundraising walk w/ Refugee Audio Stories (Register Here

12:00pm - Celebration Begins!
12:15pm - Citizenship Ceremony

This ceremony will be followed by a wide range of activities for the whole family, including:
Music and dance performances (Check back for a performance schedule.)
A puppet show
Bike Raffle & Giveaway - Free for all children attending to enter!
The Utica Zoomobile
Opportunities to learn new crafts.
Food trucks
Community vendors - with information about their organization and services
Educational displays will provide insight into refugee resettlement, the refugee experience and the amazing contributions refugees have made to Utica’s mosaic and history.

Don't miss out on this once a year event. Visit

Together we build community with many cultures! #WRDUtica2019 #RefugeesWelcome #RefugeesUtica