A Hidden Gem
in Cleveland

Culture & Community Near the Heart of the City


AsiaTown is a unique Cleveland neighborhood, a vibrant cultural destination, business and dining district, and residential home.

Smokestacks and steeples rise above indoor shopping plazas, live-work lofts, and tree-lined streets. Located in the heart of Cleveland, AsiaTown offers unparalleled views of Downtown and Lake Erie. This neighborhood offers a home away from home for newcomers of all ages, offering Asian grocery stores, gift shops, and a wide range of dining, from dim sum and pho to Korean bbq and hot pot.


FEBRUARY 12, 2021

Lunar New Year

恭喜發財! Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, celebrates the beginning of the lunar calendar and is one of the most celebrated holidays in East and Southeast Asian countries. Celebrate in AsiaTown with firecrackers, the lion dance, and the dragon dance, which chase away evil spirits and usher in good luck for the new year.

Returning in 2021

Cleveland Asian Festival

This annual volunteer-run festival highlights Cleveland’s AsiaTown and the diversity of Asian culture in Northeast Ohio each May, honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The festival features live entertainment with dozens of performances, a World Marketplace with food, artisan goods, and other vendors, a Health Pavilion, activities and games, fashion show, and pop dance competition.