29th Annual Asian Festival

Asian Festival

The Annual Asian Festival continues the Chinese New Year tradition of celebrating the many unique cultures of Asia and the Pacific. Experience, Encounter, and Enjoy!

Youth Performances

Asian Festival

The Asian Festival features a variety of music and dance performances.


Asian Festival

Bonsai is one of many Asian crafts on display at the annual Asian Festival.

Korean Dance

Asian Festival

The Asian Festival is an opportunity to pass traditions to a new generation.

Lion Dance

Asian Festival

The Chinese New Year is greeted with a Lion Dance to chase away evil spirits.

Martial Arts

Asian Festival

Martial Arts demonstrations are among the offerings at the Asian Festival.


Asian Festival


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About the Festival

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.


Contact Us

Main Office: 210-458-2224

Fax: 210-458-2113

Address: 801 East Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. San Antonio, Texas 78205

Volunteer Hotline: 210-458-2216
Volunteer Fax: 210-458-2278
Volunteer Check-In: 210-458-2138 (This number is answered only during Festival hours)

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