Join the city of Indianapolis for the 8th annual Indianapolis Chinese Festival to promote Chinese language and culture in Central Indiana. This festival is held during the month of Chinese Moon Festival, which is the second largest Chinese festival after Chinese New Year. The event is free, family-friendly, and works to enrich the people of Indianapolis and beyond with the rich traditions found in Chinese heritage.
The Chinese Festival in Indianapolis is hosted by the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office and is a collaboration between a number of local Chinese organizations, including the Lilly Chinese Culture Network Indianapolis Chinese Performing Arts, Inc. (ICPAI), Confucius Institute of Indianapolis, Chinese School at IUPUI, Indianapolis Chinese Community Center, Inc. (ICCCI), Families of Children from China – Indiana (FCC-IN) and Indiana Asian American Times.
- Mayor’s Kick-Off
- Chinese dance and music performances
- Lion and Dragon Dances
- Educational booths
- Asian arts/crafts exhibits
- Tai Chi demonstration
- Asian cuisine/Moon cake
- Dragon Walk along the downtown canal at the conclusion of the event
This event is proudly sponsored by the International Center’s Festival Fund.