When: Mon-Friday, May 16-20, 2016, 9AM-5PM daily. Grand Opening Ceremony May 16, 2016, 12:00 pm. Grand Closing Ceremony May 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm.
Where: Daley Center Plaza, 50 W. Washington St. (At Washington and Dearborn Streets), Admission: FREE
The Asian American Festival, hosted by the Chinese American Community this year, kicks off the spring and summer festivals at Daley Plaza. There will be exciting and vibrant cultural performances from talented Asian American Chicagoland performers each day. Featured will be over 30 vendors selling food, goods, and Asian arts and crafts. There will also be cultural demonstrations at this fun family friendly event.
The Asian American Festival is a week long, outdoor celebration showcasing Asian American culture and contributions, including cultural Stage performances, ethic cuisine, hands on Asian-inspired activities and an eclectic array of retail products. Daily performance 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm daily.
Asian American Festival Daley Plaza
Daily performance 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm daily.
Dancing performances by: Bangladesh, China, Philippine, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Chicago Public School, and much more. (subject to availability).
Food and Restaurant Vendors
Daley Plaza Food Truck Fest Friday
Must Have Worldly Goods
Jan Lee Designs
The Sheet Lady
Chicatolia Trading Inc.
BG Hats & more
Baraka Ethnic Jewelry
Black Thai Inc.
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Activity / Community Tent