Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

Let's come together in May to celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It's a great opportunity to honor the past, discuss the present, and explore the future contributions of AAPI cultures in our lives.

There are many ways to do this with the help of Gig. See a list of happenings this month in the SF Bay Area and Seattle below. Pick your spots, then Gig will get you there.

SF Bay Area

2024 SF AAPI 5K
Put on your running shoes for this 5K run to celebrate the AAPI community while promoting cultural diversity and unity. In addition, the event will raise funds and awareness for local AAPI nonprofit organizations.
Sunday, May 5 starting at 9 a.m.
Crissy Field, 1199 E Beach, San Francisco

Daly City AAPI Fest
Gather with the local community to celebrate AAPI culture on Mother's Day. The event will feature works by SF Bay Area makers, labels, brands, and artists in support of the AAPI community.
Sunday, May 12 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Classic Bowling Center, 900 King Drive, Daly City

Benvenue Beats: AAPI Rhythms
Bring the whole family out for this mini music festival that will celebrate AAPI Heritage Month. Take in performances by Jiten Daiko, Leung's White Crane Lion Dance, and Manilatown Ancestral Ensember at this open-air event.
Saturday, May 18 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Library, 2940 Benvenue Avenue, Berkeley

41st Annual Himalayan Fair
Enjoy the culture diversity of the Himalayan region on display at Live Oak Park during this weekend event. Browse through the vendors at the Fair, as you delight in food from Himalayan regions and cheer on the stunning musical/dance performances.
Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at TBD
Live Oak Park, 1301 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

Children’s Fairyland AAPI Heritage Celebration
Bring the kids to Children's Fairyland for experiences all month long where they can learn about AAPI cultures through fun games, crafts, and performances. Each weekend in May brings a new list of activities to enjoy.
Each Saturday and Sunday in May from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Children's Fairyland, 699 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland


Seattle Center Festál Series: AAPI Celebration
Head over to the Seattle Center to kick off AAPI Heritage Month with this festival. Along with the tasty bites that will be available, you'll be able to enjoy music, performances and vendors that will be on hand to celebrate the cultures that consist of more than 26 different ethnic communities.
Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Armory Food & Event Hall, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle

Up and Atom: AANHPI Physics
In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, this event will focus on the achievements of Chien-Shuing Wu. The "Queen of Physics", Wu was a Chinese-American physicist who made significant contributions in the fields of nuclear and particle physics.
Wednesday, May 8 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Moore Branch of the Tacoma Library, 215 South 56th Street, Tacoma

City of Issaquah AAPI Celebration
Partnering with non-profit The Circle, the City of Issaquah will host this free celebration to honor AAPI Heritage Month. There will be performances, a fashion show, hands-on activities, and snacks for everyone to enjoy.
Saturday, May 18 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Boulevard S, Issaquah

Seattle Aquarium AAPI Community Day
Discover the Seattle Aquarium's amazing habitats while taking part in several activities to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month. There will be performances and discussions interpreted into multiple Asian and Pacific Islander languages.
Sunday, May 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59, Seattle

AAPI Heritage Month Film Series
Get your popcorn ready for nine films during Northwest Film Forum's celebration of AAPI Heritage Month. Find the movies that are right for you or plan to watch the full lineup throughout May.
Select dates and time in May

Issaquah Community Center, 1515 12th Avenue, Seattle

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