The Ethnic Expo is a two-day festival designed to celebrate the diversity of Columbus while fostering goodwill and a better understanding of the many different cultures that live and thrive in the area. Conducted Oct. 7 and 8, residents flocked to downtown Columbus to enjoy the parade, food, entertainment and shopping. Here are some moments that were captured from the event.

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