IGNITE! Global Fire and Food Festival!
It's time to fire things up with the seventh annual Ignite festival! To celebrate Union Square’s sizzling food landscape we bring you 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: food demos, including a presentation from the Nibble
Kitchen; food-themed activities, featuring a flaming curry eating contest (ongoing, with a sit-down curry speed
eating contest at 7:20); numerous performers, and to top it all off, salsa dance instruction directly followed by a festival-wide dance party to close out the night!
Please don’t forget to B.Y.O.W.B (bring your own water bottle), as the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority will be bringing their Quench Buggy to Ignite! You will be able to fill up your water bottle as many times as you want at the Quench Buggy, which will be located at the heart of the festival.
FULL LINEUP BELOW:
Fire Square Performance Area
6:00 Villari’s Martial Arts
6:30 Food Demonstrations and spicy food eating contest
7:45 Triveni School of Dance
8:00 Sinha Capoeira
8:50 Fire performance by Boston Circus Guild
9:30 Metamovements Salsa + DJ Francois & dance party
Tiger Head Performance Area
7:40 Magic with Bob Filene
8:00 Belly Dancing with Zia, Wendee & Daniela
8:20 Son Jarocho
MUSCRAT Food Court
6:00 Amy Kucharik
& Somerville Flea artisan and vintage pop-up
Roving and pop-up performers
Henna painting with Cool Henna Designs
Caricatures with Alejandro
Lisabeth Stone (Face painting)
Katya Popova performance
Puppet Showplace Theater presents Swishy Fish
Union Square Pizza
Gracie’s Ice Cream
Suggested donation: $2: You'll get a cool tiger sticker! Or buy a tiger tee or tote to support the fest!
Rain date: Sunday, August 11
For minute-to-minute updates check out our facebook event page HERE!
For more information on the festivities click HERE!