Asian OKC Events

Oklahoma City's vibrant Asian community, comprising 4.5% of the population, offers a rich tapestry of cultural experiences. Throughout the year, OKC hosts a variety of events, from traditional festivals to contemporary gatherings, that celebrate this heritage. Everyone is welcome to join the festivities!


While Oklahoma City celebrates its Asian community year-round, some annual events truly stand out.

Asian Night Market Festival

The Asian Night Market Festival, hosted by the Asian District Cultural Association, is a staple of OKC's cultural calendar. Held every fall in the bustling Asian District, this festival transforms the area into a lively marketplace with food stalls, crafts, a fashion show, a food eating contest and live cultural performances. 

Women dancers performing at the Asian Night Market Festival in OKC's Asian District

Lunar New Year Celebration

Another must-attend event is the Lunar New Year Celebration at Myriad Botanical Gardens, kicking off the year with a bang. This festival, typically held in January or February, marks the beginning of the lunar calendar and immerses you in a vibrant celebration with traditional dances, music and a delicious spread of Asian cuisine. It's a family friendly event with activities for all ages. Check out this blog post to see how we've celebrated Lunar New Year in the past.


Don't miss out on the fun! Here are some exciting Asian events that happen regularly:

Movie Nights in Military Park

Throughout the summer months, the Asian District hosts free movie nights at Military Park. These events are a fantastic way to enjoy warm summer evenings under the stars while watching popular Asian films. The schedule can vary, so the best way to catch the next movie night is to keep an eye on the Asian District’s Facebook page.

Cultural and Culinary Tours

For those interested in a deeper exploration of Asian culture, the Asian District periodically offers cultural and culinary tours. These tours are a great opportunity to learn about the history of the district and to sample a variety of Asian cuisines, guided by knowledgeable locals who are eager to share their favorite dishes with you. Details and scheduling for these tours can usually be found on the Asian District’s official website.

Experience the vibrant tapestry of Asian culture in Oklahoma City! From captivating festivals to delightful recurring events, there's something for everyone. To delve deeper, check out our 2-day Asian OKC itinerary and explore the community’s history and cultural attractions