AAPI Heritage Month Celebration

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Join us for our second annual celebration



The Department of Community Programs is hosting its second annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month event on Saturday, May 20, 2023. The free event will take place from 5PM to 10PM on the Village Green, located at 356 Broad Street. All citizens are invited to attend to celebrate and learn about AAPI culture. 


The entertainment stage will feature performances from groups in different Asian communities, including Bollywood dance, Kung Fu, Bhangra, Indian dance, and more. The event will also include a Holi celebration and a ceremony to honor accomplishments of the AAPI community. Food will be available for purchase from Four Monkeys Indian Bistro, Krazy Chef, Noon Tea Creperie, and Szechuan Delight. 


Several community organizations will set up displays highlighting different aspects of AAPI culture, with heritage showcases, outdoor games, and other activities. To set up a display, contact David Guida at dguidajr@cityofsummit.org


The planning committee for this event includes members from the City of Summit, the Summit Chinese American Association, and volunteers from surrounding communities. More information on the event is available at www.summitcommunityprograms.com



2023 Schedule of Events -

  • 5:00 PM - Hawaiian Luau Performance

  • Holi Celebration

  • Chinese Changing Face

  • Bollywood Dancing and Singing by Taal Live

  • 8:30 PM - Moana Movie


  • Art Displays
  • Summit Free Public Library
  • Murray Hill Chinese School
  • Dragon Boat Culture
  • Zong Zi
  • Calligraphy
  • Crafts
  • Lion Dance Demo
  • Taste of China
  • Zodiac Game Display
  • Kneading Chinese Clay
  • Circle throwing
  • Tug of Wat
  • Badminton
  • Japanese Origami and Storytelling 

If you would like to set up a display, please contact David Guida at dguidajr@cityofsummit.org.


Food Vendors

  • Sushi Hana
  • Neelam
  • Krazy Chef
  • Moon Tea Creperie
  • Mrs. Duck