2017 20th Asian American Heritage Festival


The Festival is organized by the OCA-Westchester & Hudson Valley Chapter, sponsored by TD Bank, the ArtsWestchester, and supported by the Westchester County Parks Department, the Chinese Schools and nonprofit organizations, Westchester corporations and local restaurants and businesses.

The public is invited to bring family and friends to the Kensico Dam Plaza for an afternoon of entertainment featuring experts in traditional Asian dance and song and masters of the martial arts, including lion dancers. Professional artists share the stage with children’s dance troupes in beautiful traditional costumes. There will be plenty of activities for children such as face painting, calligraphy, Chinese paper cutting, Origami, and games.

One of the most popular of the ethnic cultural celebrations on Westchester County’s summer calendar, the Asian American Heritage Festival attracts as many as 7,000 residents each year. It is also a favorite showcase for small businesses and non-profits, featuring vendors selling Asian-themed cultural artifacts and handmade goods, agencies offering educational and health services and local chefs cooking up a wide array of Asian foods.

Location: Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595 Map to there

Time: Saturday, May 20, 2017 – 12 noon to 6 pm

* Free admission and parking

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Application Deadline: Order form, payment and camera ready copy must be received by May 7th, 2017

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Previous Recap: Asian American Heritage Festival


Many local families and frined enjoyed traditional Asian dance and song and masters of the martial arts, including lion dances in the last year's Asian American Heitage Festival. Professional artists shared the stage with children’s dance troupes in colourful costumes and talented youngsters from local language schools. There were plenty of activities for the children such as face painting, calligraphy, Chinese paper cutting, origami, and games.

The festival was also a showcase for local small businesses and non-profits, featuring vendors selling Asian-themed cultural artifacts and handmade goods, agencies offering educational and health services and restaurants cooking up a wide array of Asian foods, South Indian to Cantonese, for the hungry public.

Read more in the Program Book