Cultural Fusion is back!

Saturday, September 9
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Esplanade Park

Proudly Presented by

Elexicon Energy

Join us for a day of community celebration in Esplanade Park with the Gazebo Concert Stage, Artisan Market, Fashion Show, and Culturalicious.

This is a free event.  Food donations are appreciated and will be used to create a sculpture on site.  All donations will be provided to St. Paul's on the Hill Food Bank, following the event. 

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Elexicon Energy Stage

11:10 am - Mayor Kevin Ashe & City of Pickering Recreation Socacize Dance with Amanda 
11:30 am - Kylie Soundy & Maxwell Soundy with Rielle Lantaigne, Indigenous Drum and Jingle Dress Dance
11:45 amMariah Miigwans, Indigenous Hoop Dance
12:00 pm
- Mariachi Gallos Canada
12:30 pm - Wushu Project – Canada’s National Lion Dance Team
1:00 pm - Pan Fantasy
1:30 pmWest Indian Fusion Dance Center
1:45 pmA.F.I.Y.U. Enterprise, Youth Spoken Word Poetry
2:00 pm - Pickering Palestinian Association
2:15 pm - Gita Youth Musical Group
2:30 pm - Litmus Chinese Dance Association
2:45 pm - Sam Dema, Empty Your Backpack Tour
3:00 pm - STCC Dance Academy
3:10 pm - Zahra's School of Middle Eastern Dance
4:00 pm - SOS - The Abba Experience

Community Performance Stage

1:00 pm - Durham Tamil Association 
1:15 pm
 - Mimi Batho & Friends, Indonesian Cultural Dance
1:45 pm - Zahra's School of Middle Eastern Dance
2:15 pm - Tanya Hariharan, Sitar Performance
2:45 pm - West Indian Fusion Dance Center, Bollywood Fusion
3:00 pm - Litmus Chinese Dance Association
3:15 pm - Pickering Palestinian Association, Palestinian Dabkeh Arabic Folk Dance
3:30 pm - STCC Dance Academy, Bollywood Fusion
3:45 pm - Fellowship Centre Church

Fashion Show & Parade

Starting at 10:30am, kick-off Cultural Fusion with the ultimate fashion runway! Featuring a spectacular line-up of designs and traditions. 


  • Top Paellas Canada – Authentic Artisan Spanish Paella and Churros
  • Donkey Kone - Soft Ice Cream and Frozen Treats
  • Pickering Caribbean Canadian Cultural Association - Jamaican Patties, Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas, and Salad
  • Smokin Samosa - Traditional, smoked meat, and vegetarian hand crafted samosas
  • Booster Juice - special selection of smoothies - 
  • Sweet Bites Bakery – Portuguese and Italian fresh baked artisan goods
  • Sunny Hotdogs – Halal hotdogs, beef burgers, veggie burgers, veggie hotdogs, and gyros

Artisan Market Vendors

Aboot Canada Eh!
Ana's Fizz+
AW Crafty Creations
Bittythings and Beasts
Breckon Arts
Bunny's Burrow Crochet
Changing Sky Designs
Crafts by Sherine
Crochet Craft by Shabi
Curry People Candle Co.
Daysky Designs
Elegant Flowers
Harsh Raghav
Ikigai Artsy
Jamm Designs
JM Couture Crafts
JT Productions
Lippy Natural Products
Little Wiggly Art
Mac Ceramics
Maggie Clough Fine Art
Miigwans Creations
Mrs. Burt's Essentials 
Sally's Baubles
NH Label
Reshma Panchal
Sandra Brown Collection
Sharon Ridge
Soul Scribe Jewellery
Sue's Gnomes
Sugar and Crumbs Sweet House
Sweet Bites Bakery
SwirlzTwirlz Designs
Taylor Creations
The Spirit Lands
Tulk Creations and More
Twist and Twine Designs
Unique Spirit Creations
Vicky the Real Artist

Community Groups

Girls Inc. of Durham
Women's Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre
A.F.I.Y.U. Enterprise
Wyndam Manor Dental Care
Young Singers
Canadian Organization for Hindu Heritage Education
Pickering Palestinian Association
Zarha's School of Middle Eastern Dance
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services
Durham Region Unemployment Help Centre

Pickering Public Library

Reading Garden
Maker's Space

Cultural Fusion Meeting Minutes
Click here to view meeting minutes from June 21, 2023. 

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