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The 2018 Asian Festival Dragon Boat Race

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill The 2018 Asian Festival Dragon Boat Race

Don’t miss this year’s Dragon Boat Race at the 2018 Asian Festival! About the race: The year was 2010 when Columbus, Ohio saw its first dragon boat on the Scioto Mile. By then the city of seven hundred ninety thousand had become a mid-sized American metropolis with a fair mixture of ethnic diversity and a […]

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Photos: Asian Festival 2013

 Pam Reece

The 19th Annual Asian Festival is taking place this Memorial Day Weekend. The main festival took place in Franklin Park on Saturday and Sunday, with the Dragon Boat Race concluding today in Genoa Park from 8am to 2pm. The festival promotes cultural diversity and strives to build a vibrant, prosperous and healthy community. More information […]

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History Lesson: The Asian Festival

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The Asian Festival

It’s that time of year when Columbus is awash in fantastic festivals and fairs! For many, the unofficial kick-off of the season of Comfest, PRIDE Fest, Festival Latino, Jazz & Ribs Fest, Red White & Boom, Greek Festival, Pumpkin Festival & Oktoberfest is upon us – the Asian Festival. Only 19 years old, this celebration […]

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Photos: Asian Festival 2012

 Jennifer Rene Photos: Asian Festival 2012

The 18th annual Columbus Asian Festival took place on Saturday and Sunday over Memorial Day Weekend. Over 100,000 guests attend the event each year in Franklin Park, which showcases cultural exhibits, performances, martial arts, and all types of asian cuisine. Click any of the photos below to enlarge:

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Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2010 – Vol. 2

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Special Memorial Day Weekend Edition! For those of you not grilling out to your own tunes, here are some events happening around town. Hit the new Farmer’s Market today at the Wexner Center at 4pm. Later Thursday evening at Barrio see DJ Legend Rich Medina. On Friday, the Hyatt Regency is hosting MARCON 45 Necropolis: A Year […]


Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2009 – Vol. 2

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Looking for exciting events to fill your Memorial Day Weekend itenerary with? Well, for starters there’s the 15th annual Asian Festival, which takes place in Franklin Park all day on Saturday and Sunday. MARCON will run Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Downtown for all of your fantasy and sci-fi needs. If you’re […]


Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The first big summer holiday is upon us, and there’s no shortage of things to do this weekend. If you get burnt out on backyard barbecues and neighborhood parades, then you can always take a break for the 14th Annual Asian Festival taking place at Franklin Park on Saturday and Sunday. Meanwhile, COSI is opening […]



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