Celebrating 10 Years! Rain or Shine / FREE Parking at CSU E. 24th & Payne Lots / No Pets


The Cleveland Asian Festival is a grassroots festival that highlight Cleveland’s AsiaTown, Diversity, and Asian Culture in Northeast Ohio.  Organized by the community, for the community to celebrate Cleveland’s diversity and Asian Pacific American Heritage month in May.  Join us for Free Admission, Free Parking with Free shuttle bus rides to and from the festival, Live entertainment including Cultural Performances and demonstration on two outdoor stages, a World Marketplace of 100+ vendors and exhibitors, 25+ local restaurants, and caterers offering authentic Asian cuisine, Free tours of AsiaTown on Lolly the Trolley, Free health screenings at the Health Pavilion inside Asia Plaza, Free activities, Free games, an eating contest, Colors of Asia Fashion show, and an Asian Pop Dance Competition.

Our Mission:

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

Voted “Best Festival” on the 2015 Cleveland Hot List!

Voted “Best New Ethnic Festival” – Cleveland Scene Magazine, 2010

Awarded “Excellence in Neighborhood Marketing” — Live Cleveland! 2011

“CAF has achieved ‘must-attend’ status” —  ClevelandPeople.com

Neighborhood Watch:  Built on the strength of immigrants, AsiaTown’s emergence is years in the making — Cleveland Magazine, March 2018

365 Things to do in Cleveland in 2018 — Cleveland.com, January 5, 2018

Asian Festival brings good fortune to new and emerging businesses — Freshwater Cleveland 2018