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Sat, May 18



AANHPI Festival

Celebrate AANHPI at Pacifica Square in Aurora, IL! Pet Costume Contest, Cosplay, Open Mic, K-Pop, Vendors, Food Trucks. Free to All.

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AANHPI Festival
AANHPI Festival

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT

Aurora, 4360 E New York St, Aurora, IL 60504, USA

About the event

Come to the AANHPI Festival on May 18th. All Pets Wellness Centers is honored to sponsor and judge the pet contest. We can’t wait to see all the creative costumes! Enjoy many beautiful performances, pet costume contest, prizes, eating contests, meet multiple local businesses and more. Look forward to seeing you there!

2024 Pacifica Square AANHPI Celebration— honoring Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, is scheduled for May 18th, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. All are welcome.

The Celebration will feature performances representing Chinese, Indian, Thai, Japanese, and Vietnamese cultures in addition to a series of fun contests and events including:

  1. Pet Costume Contest 2:30 PM - Click HERE to Pre-register.
  2. Korean Spicy WingsContest 3PM - Click HERE to learn more.
  3. Cosplay Contest 4 PM - Click HERE to learn more on Facebook.
  4. Open Mic Contest 4:15 PM - Chicagoland Open Mic Contest Winners Showcase by Kaya Ko.
  5. K-Pop Random Dance Play 5 PM - Click HERE to learn more.

Expect over 40 vendors offering diverse products, food trucks, and a beer garden for adults.

For kids and the young at heart:

  • Explore anime drawings at the Cosplay Realm Area starting at 3pm.
  • Rover Rescue Adoption Area

Contests!!! Enter before it’s too late:

  • Bon Chon Spicy Chicken Contest: Raffle entry at the Windfall Booth. Drawing @ 2:40PM / Contest @3:00PM
  • Cosplay Contest: Judging ends at 3:00PM at the Cosplay Realm Area
  • Pet Costume Contest: judging ends at 3:30pm at the All Pets Wellness Center booth!

For all:

  • Interact with vendors to receive fake $100 bills (“Activity Bucks”), which you can redeem for prizes at the winfall group booth.

For adults: unwind at the designated beer garden area by Levee Karaoke

Secure your free tickets for your friends and family group today and ready for some fun!

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