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Upcoming International Cultural Festivals in Houston

Published Apr 28, 2022 by Ernesto Becerra

Houston Caribbean Festival - July 3

Houston Caribbean Festival

3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration - June 19

3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration

The International Festival USA - May 28

iFest's International Festival

Texas Haitian Flag Day Picnic - May 20

Texas Haitian Flag Day Picnic

OKI: Music of the Ainu - May 4

OKI: Music of the Ainu

The Taste of Louisiana 2022 - May 21

The Taste of Louisiana

Houston has long been considered one of the youngest, fastest-growing, and most diverse cities in the nation. The city is home to many cultures, given that one-in-four are foreign-born and over 145 languages are spoken in the city. The diverse melting pot in Houston allows individuals to immerse into different cultural backgrounds through ongoing events in the city. Celebrate Houston’s diversity of languages, religions, music and food through upcoming multicultural festivals in the Bayou City!

 

OKI: Music of the Ainu — May 4

Oki Kano, known professionally as OKI, is an Ainu musician leading efforts to preserve the endangered sounds of Japan’s northernmost indigenous people. Join the Japan-America Society of Houston (JASH) in a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month through the Texas debut of OKI: Music of the Ainu at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
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Eid Party — May 7

Eid al-Fitr is a three-day-long festival celebrated by a large segment of Arab and Non-Arab Muslims around the world to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Join the Arab American Cultural and Community Center for celebrations that include special morning prayers, food and other activities.
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Naija Beats Cultural Festival — May 20

Naija Beats Cultural Festival celebrates Nigerian culture and tradition to connect families back to their roots and immerse world travelers to this open culture. Learn to Japa and Gbese from the best Nigerian dancers while enjoying delicious Jollof and Suya.
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Texas Haitian Flag Day Picnic — May 20

As the Haitian population in Houston grew, the community wanted a more unified voice and representation to help strengthen the region. Texas Haitian Flag Day Picnic promotes and uplifts Haitian culture through delicious food trucks and caterers, activities for the family and great music from multiple Haitian DJs.
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The Taste of Louisiana 2022 — May 21

Enjoy some of the best Louisiana and International cuisine from vendors near and far. This perfect outdoor festival gives you a taste of Zydeco live music while enjoying authentic Creole crawfish and jambalaya.
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The International Festival USA — May 28

The globally acclaimed International Festival of Tradition and Culture is the premier international and multicultural festival known for bringing a variety of unique and emerging cultures to one place. The festival is dedicated to cultivating and educating the world, creating a platform to share cultural heritage through dance, culinary and a marketplace.
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AsiaFest 2022 — June 11

The Asia Society Texas Center presents the 10th annual AsiaFest incorporating cultural dances, performances, crafts and authentic cuisine from across Asia. Celebrate the vibrant diversity of Asia through music and dance featuring featuring Anjali Dance Group (India), Dance of Asian America (China), Gamelan of the New Moon (Indonesia), Iranian Cultural Foundation (Iran) and many more.
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3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration — June 19

Presented by BLCK Market, the annual Juneteenth Celebration demonstrates the talent of more than 100 small Black business owners and entrepreneurs through the products provided in the marketplace. These products come from the hands and minds of talented individuals from all corners of the world, representing their culture, accompanied by live music and food trucks.
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Houston Caribbean Festival — July 3

The Houston Caribbean Festival is an annual Caribbean Carnival that is all about celebrating music, food and different cultures! Pride and optimism are the hallmarks that drive the world-renowned event known for its colorful, memorable and compelling parades filled with creative and talented masquerades and marching bands.
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Learn more about Houston’s global ties during the Partnership’s International Business Month in May.