AANHPI Heritage Month in Pierce County
May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month!
In Pierce County, we celebrate our diverse community. Here are some various celebrations and events taking place throughout Pierce County this month.
On May 10, 2022, Pierce County Council proclaimed May as AANHPI Heritage Month.
Celebrations in Pierce County
Stop by the Pioneer Arts Festival in Tacoma on May 14 and visit the Korean Culture Display. The festival is open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. If you attend the festival early, stop by the Asia Pacific Cultural Center afterwards for a free lunch between 12 – 2 p.m. where you’ll also be able to enjoy a live Okinawa/Japan Taiko Drum Performance! Free and open to the public.
Take a stroll through Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park. Designed around the backdrop of a Chinese garden and intended as a place of healing and harmony, the park allows visitors to walk through a Chinese garden and enjoy the views of Commencement Bay. Can’t make it in person?
Follow the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs on Facebook for a list of other events and celebrations happening throughout the month.