Special Events

30th Annual Asian Festival - Year of the Rooster

When: Sat., Feb. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2017

SPONSORED -- The Institute of Texan Cultures invites Texas and Texans to the Asian Festival. What began as a traditional family reunion for the Chinese New Year has expanded to include other Asian communities and participants, showcasing their unique culture and traditions. The family-friendly event features music, cultural performances, food, fashion, crafts and other products. Guests can enjoy authentic Asian-American food from 15 vendors, offering Japanese, Korean, Thai, Laotian, Philippine and other delectable cuisines. Guests can also enjoy traditional Asian dance and musical performances on three separate stages; multicultural demonstrations of cooking, henna painting and palm reading; and craft sales including clothing, artworks, dolls, silk items and other gifts.

Price: $8 advance purchase, $10 at gate, $5 for children