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People’s Streets is painting the crosswalks and curb extensions along Payne Avenue and is striping temporary bike lanes on the Payne Avenue bridge over I-90.  The vibrant design will not only add a sense of cultural placemaking to the street, but also better protect pedestrians and cyclists by calming traffic and elevating their visibility.  This will be the first project of its kind in the City of Cleveland.  

The Lunar New Year (also known as the Spring Festival, Tet, or Seollal) begins this year on February 1. Families begin preparing weeks before, and celebrations last for two weeks until the Lantern Festival. According to the zodiac calendar, this year will begin the Year of the Water Tiger. Celebrations and traditions vary across geography and religion, but here are a few ways to celebrate in AsiaTown!

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrating the diversity, culture, heritage, and history of Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities in the United States. Here are five ways to celebrate this month!


On Sunday, March 28, 2021, nearly 1,000 people showed up to AsiaTown to stand in solidarity with our AAPI residents and community in response to the tragedy in Atlanta, targeting women in Asian-owned spas, and in response to the rising incidents of anti-Asian hate incidents and harassment, which have continued since March.

AsiaTown is joining the national movement to support small businesses, but not just on Small Business Saturday. Do the Shop Small Crawl year-round to support AsiaTown small businesses.

We are launching Imagine AsiaTown, a process to shape a collective strategic vision for our neighborhood’s future that is centered on the unique gifts each person brings to help turn that vision into reality. We invite you – as community members who live, work, shop, and visit AsiaTown – to imagine and contribute to this future.

We're offering free meals to those in need of food and encouragement while supporting AsiaTown small businesses. Check back here for updates about meal distributions and how to help.

Open in AsiaTown

All AsiaTown restaurants are now open for takeout or delivery, and many are open for dining! Wondering what to order? We have you covered with some meal recommendations! We're keeping a running list of restaurants that are open during the pandemic.

FreshWater Cleveland

October 28, 2021

Deeply engaged: How CDCs are knocking down barriers to voting


March 28, 2021

Asian-American Women Lead ‘Stop Asian Hate’ March


January 13, 2020

OCA Greater Cleveland to Produce Documentary on History of AsiaTown


December 4, 2019

Colorful signs of life are popping up in Cleveland's AsiaTown

The Land | September 17, 2021

Cleveland Scene | May 14, 2021

The Plain Dealer | January 23, 2020

Ideastream | December 6, 2019

Cleveland Scene | November 13, 2019

News 5 Cleveland | November 7, 2019

Cleveland Scene | July 18, 2019

freshwater cleveland | May 14, 2019

Cleveland Scene | May 13, 2019


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february 10, 2024

चंद्र नव वर्ष

! चंद्र नव वर्ष, या वसंत महोत्सव, Tết, Seolal (설날), चंद्र कैलेंडर की शुरुआत का जश्न मनाता है और पूर्वी और दक्षिण पूर्व एशियाई देशों में सबसे अधिक मनाई जाने वाली छुट्टियों में से एक है। एशिया टाउन में पटाखों, शेर नृत्य और ड्रैगन नृत्य के साथ जश्न मनाएं, जो बुरी आत्माओं का पीछा करते हैं और नए साल के लिए अच्छी किस्मत लाते हैं।

MAY 18-19, 2024

क्लीवलैंड एशियाई महोत्सव

यह वार्षिक स्वयंसेवक द्वारा संचालित त्योहार क्लीवलैंड के एशियाटाउन और पूर्वोत्तर ओहियो में एशियाई संस्कृति की विविधता पर प्रकाश डालता है, प्रत्येक मई को एशियाई प्रशांत अमेरिकी विरासत माह का सम्मान करता है। त्योहार में दर्जनों प्रदर्शनों के साथ लाइव मनोरंजन, भोजन के साथ एक विश्व बाज़ार, कारीगर के सामान और अन्य विक्रेता, एक स्वास्थ्य मंडप, गतिविधियाँ और खेल, फैशन शो और पॉप नृत्य प्रतियोगिता शामिल हैं।

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