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Saturday, July 27 2024
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Welcome to the Year of the Dragon!

39th Annual Oregon Asian Celebration
Saturday, July 27, 2024
10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m
Alton Baker Park
Free admission
 
This year’s festival celebrates the Year of the Dragon – a time for visionary leadership, innovation, and opportunity.
 
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a variety of cultural performances on two stages (dance, music, and martial arts), a vibrant marketplace featuring products and services, youth activities, a heritage exhibit, hands-on crafts, delicious  and popular Asian street foods, and so much more!
 
It all takes place on the expansive lawn area along the riverfront of Alton Baker Park. Bring a sun hat, lawn chair, blanket, and beach umbrella, and enjoy a day of celebrating the Year of the Dragon with us!
 
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Check back soon for 2024 event updates!

Event Highlights & Photos

Performances

Enjoy Asian cultural dances, music that touches your heart and soul such as Japanese Taiko, Koto, and Indonesian Gamelan; native songs representing a diversity of Asian cultural heritages and more.
Performance Photos

Asian Foods

Try tempting culinary treats from across Asian cultures at the popular Asian Food Court! Favorites such as Pad Thai, Yakisoba noodles, chara masala, bubble tea, and delicious fare such as bulgogi, kimbap, Korean corn dog, & toppoki are are available from a variety of vendors.
Asian Food Photos

Marketplace

Peruse the marketplace for a wide range of imported goods as well as local handicrafts.Numerous vendors sell their wares and handmade items. The festival welcomes community, nonprofit, civic and arts organizations to share information and resources for our community.
Marketplace Photos

Youth Activities

Our mission includes educating young people about the richness and contributions of Asian cultures and learning to respect all people regardless of differences. Activities for young people include crafts such as Gyotaku fish print making, manga, Tibetan woodblock printing, origami, and taiko drumming.
Youth Activities Photos

Martial Arts

See a diversity of martial arts practiced in one location! More than a dozen martial art schools perform at the festival to showcase the beauty and strength of their specific martial art form. Instructors and students demonstrate Taekwondo, Tai Chi, Karate, Aikido, Kung Fu and more.
Martial Arts Photos

Fine Arts & Crafts

Beautiful works of art - paintings, sculptures, and multi-media artwork by local artists are showcased. You will find Chinese brush painting, Indonesian batik, Japanese fiber art, painted gourds, Chinese paper cuts, multi-media art, contemporary art and more.
Fine Arts And Crafts Photos

Heritage Exhibit

This year's Heritage Exhibit showcases photographs and narratives of Hawaiians and Tahitians employed by the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Umpqua in 1832. They were tasked with establishing relations with the local Native tribes. Discover what happened! Come and meet our guests from the Fort Umpqua Community Center in Elkton, Oregon.
Heritage Exhibit Photos

ART EXHIBIT at JSMA

Asian Celebration Art Exhibit in June
Local artists are showcased at the festival’s art exhibition at the Jordon Schnitzer Museum of Art. Enjoy beautiful works of art covering a variety of mediums. Admission is free during the exhibit’s June dates.
Oregon Asian Celebration Art Exhibit Opening
What's Happening

Celebration News & Events

We are seeking performers, artisans, vendors, and volunteers!