International Festival

International Festival 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Celebrating Our World


WHO: Carrollwood Day School
WHAT: International Festival 
In the morning we celebrate with performances and exhibits that represent the rich diversity of cultural heritage in our school and community. The celebration continues into the afternoon with a carnival featuring games from around the world. Flik will be providing lunch and Cold Stone Creamery will be serving ice cream. (Food tickets must be purchased in advance.)
WHEN: Friday, October 26, 2018
WHERE: Carrollwood Day School
1515 W. Bearss Avenue
Tampa, FL 33613
WHY: As an authorized IB World School, CDS promotes international and intercultural awareness and understanding. CDS strives to promote unity in cultural diversity by organizing and presenting this schoolwide event to showcase the diverse cultures of people in our community.

After care will not be available at the ECC or Bearss Avenue Campus.

International Exhibits and Performance

  • 8:15 am - 9:15 am: International Exhibits on Display - (Classrooms & Elementary Multi-Purpose Room)
    • 8:15 am - 9:15 am: Elementary students with last names beginning A - L will visit exhibits with their parents
    • 9:15 am - 10:15 am: Elementary students with last names beginning M - Z will visit exhibits with their parents
  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am: International Festival Performance (Theatre)
    All elementary classes will perform songs from around the world.

11:30 am - 2:30 pm
***NEW LOCATION:  Hayes Family Gymnasium


The all-school carnival in the afternoon will feature games from around the world. This year all carnival games and activities will be FREE! (Students will not receive wristbands.) All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. There will be something fun for everyone!

* 28 International games *  Inflatable Slide/Obstacle Course *  Face painting * Nail salon *

* Photo Booth * DJ and Emcee *


ECC Pumpkin Patch

Welcome to the ECC Pumpkin Patch!
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
***NEW LOCATION:  Hayes Family Gymnasium

The ECC Faculty invites all ECC families to visit the ECC Pumpkin Patch at the International Festival & Carnival. There will be a fun collection of games and activities designed for our youngest Patriots. All ECC students will have FREE unlimited access to all Pumpkin Patch and Carnival games and activities. ECC families can pick up their pre-purchased tickets for lunch and ice cream at the Welcome Table at the entrance to the Pumpkin Patch. 

New this year! A stage will be set up on the Scaglione Family Pavilion and the ECC classes will be performing at the Carnival.
The preschool classes will sing one fall song each and kindergarten will perform an Australia themed song.

  • Toddlers: 1:30 p.m.
  • PreK 3: 1:45 p.m.
  • PreK 4: 2:00 p.m.
  • Kindergarten: 2:15 p.m.

Lunch is Served!

Flik and Cold Stone Creamery will be serving lunch and ice cream in the Scaglione Family Pavilion. All lunches and ice cream tickets needed to be purchased in advance. Flik and Cold Stone will accept tickets only for purchases.

  • Pre-purchased lunch and ice cream tickets will be distributed to elementary students in their classrooms on Friday morning, October 26. 
  • All pre-purchased ECC lunch and ice cream tickets can be picked up at the Welcome Table by the Pumpkin Patch.
  • Pre-purchased MS and US lunch and ice cream tickets can be picked up at “Will Call” located in International Square (in the main building).
  • A limited number of lunch/ice cream tickets will be available for purchase (cash/check, only) at the ticket booth at the entrance to the Hayes Family Gymnasium.
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