The Town's Asian American Festival, scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2023, has been postponed due to inclement weather. We appreciate your enthusiasm and support for this event and will announce a new date soon. Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to welcoming you on the rescheduled date.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2023
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
Brian Devine | (516) 869-2475
Town to Host Asian American Festival at North Hempstead Beach Park
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSena, Council Member Mariann Dalimonte, and the Town Board are pleased to announce that the Asian American Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2023 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. WAC Lighting will serve as the primary event sponsor for 2023 and Northwell Health’s North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Valley Stream are also sponsoring the event.
At the May 2 Town Board Meeting, officials proclaimed May 2023 Asian American and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month in the Town of North Hempstead. Since the first Asian American Festival in 2010, members of the North Hempstead community have celebrated the Asian cultures represented in North Hempstead yearly during Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month. The celebration includes live performances from around the world, food from local restaurants, and cultural activities.
There will be a lively market and food representing the countries of Afghanistan, China, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, and the Philippines.
The event is free to attend; there is a $10 parking fee per vehicle if paying with cash, $7 parking fee if paying with credit or debit card.
For more information, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.