May 16th & 17th, 2015 (11am to 7pm) on Payne Ave. between E. 30th St & E. 27th St, FREE Admission, FREE Parking, No Pets.

THANK YOU! Come to 2016 Cleveland Asian Festival!

Another year, another festival! We thank you for making 2015 festival a success! with over 45,000 people in attendance and over $2 millions spent in the community! Now come to the 2016 Cleveland Asian Festival! (link below)


Enjoy different cultural and martial arts performances from all Asian ethnic groups!

Cosplay 101

See why Anime/Cosplay is big in Asia!

Children Pavilion

Bring your kids and let them immerse into educational and cultural games originated from Asia.

Health Pavilion

Need a quick checkup? Head to our Health Pavilion for free screenings and testings provided by the top medical institutions.

2016 Cleveland Asian Festival

May 21-22, 2016 - check out what's happening this year in 2016!

2015 Sponsors

We thank you! Without our generous Sponsors, we wouldn't be here, so click here to see the list of 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival Sponsors.


Check out everything you need to know about the 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival!

Over 45,000 people attended the 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival with over $2 million spent in the community.
The Cleveland Asian Festival is an annual celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage month in May, the weekend before Memorial Weekend in Cleveland’s Asiatown neighborhood.The Cleveland Asian Festival is a landmark undertaking to unite the community through collaboration and recognition of its culture, diversity, and people. It’s a free event open to all and made possible by the volunteerism and participation of many diverse communities including: Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, Thai, Karen, Hmong, Bhutanese and many others.
 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival Program Booklet is now done!
Hard copies will be available around AsiaTown businesses starting May 10th.


• Strengthening the identity of AsiaTown and supporting it’s economic growth
• Educating and promoting Asian culture and traditions
• Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
• Uniting Cleveland’s Asian Community


No parking on East 30th or East 27th street, you will be ticketed or towed.

We have FREE parking at CSU’s Parking lot (East 24th and Payne)

The Festival has reached it’s 6th year in 2015. It is the fastest growing festival in Ohio.

Featuring Authentic Asia Foods, Merchandise, Local and National Performing Artists, Children’s Activities Area, Games, Eating Competitions, and Free Screening at the Health Pavilion. May 16-17, 2015, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Asia Plaza, Payne Avenue between East 27th Street and East 30th Street.  FREE admission, FREE Parking (No Pets Please)


2010 – 10,000 attendees (under $1 million spent)

2011 – 31,060 attendees (over $1 million spent)

2012 – 42,240 attendees (over $2.5 million spent)

2013 – 38,380 attendees (over $2 million spent)

2014 – 38,000 attendees (over $2 million spent)

80-Page Full Color 2015 CAF Program Booklet is available for download

Latest News

Over 45,000 attended Cleveland Asian Festival

Over 45,000 attended Cleveland Asian Festival

For Immediate Release June 10, 2015 Cleveland, OH – A record crowd of 45,018 attended the 6th annual Cleveland Asian Festival over the weekend of May 16 & 17, 2015. ...

Trivia Challenge with Jeopardy! Champion Arthur Chu

Trivia Challenge with Jeopardy! Champion Arthur Chu

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Fox8: Fastest Growing Ethnic Festival returns for 6th Year!

Fox8: Fastest Growing Ethnic Festival returns for 6th Year!

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2015 CAF Program Booklet is here!

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World Marketplace at Cleveland Asian Festival

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caf 2015 11x17 poster

Official Poster

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Philippine Nurses Association at Health Pavilion

Free Health Screenings at Cleveland Asian Festival

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Cleveland Asian Festival named Best Festival

For Immediate Release  March 23, 2015  Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Asian Festival was named Best Festival by Cleveland Hot List voters.  The Cleveland Hot List ( features more than...

Cleveland Asian Festival at 148th Cleveland St Patrick’s Day Parade

Cleveland Asian Festival at 148th Cleveland St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Cleveland Asian Festival, including the Dragon Dance team, marched in the 148th Cleveland St Patrick’s Day Parade.  Remember, the 6th Annual Cleveland Asian Festival will be May 16 and...