Asian American Alliance Inc. is proud to sponsor the 17th Asian Fest on May 13, 2023, from 11 AM to 4 PM at Indiana Historical Society (450 W Ohio Street, Indianapolis IN 46202) in partnership with the City of Indianapolis and the Indiana Historical Society.

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and this will be the largest celebration in Indiana. Indiana has over 175,000 Asians representing 48 nationalities ranging from recent immigrants to Hoosiers with Asians heritage living here for generations. We are expecting over 3000 guests to celebrate Asian Fest this year.

The family friendly event is free to attend, and we welcome one and all. The event will include live performances, orchestra, hands-on activities, and cultural displays throughout the day. Don’t miss out on FREE Henna arts, origami, kids’ arts activities and traveling exhibition on Asian Americans in Indiana. You can also purchase Asian Voices in Indiana book and enjoy delicious Asian food.

Over 200 artists will present over 25 performances and 50 interactive and informative booths are going to engage the guests. At noon, International Center will honor Asian American Alliance Inc. president Rupal Thanawala with 50 for 50 award and at 12.30 PM seven outstanding community minded Asian High School students will be recognized with Youth leadership award.

Thanks to IUPUI for providing free parking in lot #83, 85, 92 and 73. Limited handicap parking available on the street level parking of the Indiana Historical Society.

Media Contact: Rupal Thanawala 317-457-0200

Asian American Alliance Inc. is a 501(3) C organization with a mission to empower Asian Americans to lead and serve in business and community.