Join us on Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 11:00am – 3:00pm for the Asian Festival, a celebration of the cultural and historical presence of the Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese communities in Salinas. The Buddhist Temple, the Confucius Church and the Filipino Cultural Center will open their doors to the community. There will be delicious food and demonstrations of tai chi, Filipino folk dancing, kendo, bonsai demonstration and display, and a classic car show. In addition, a guided tour highlighting the history of the neighborhood including Chinatown, the Buddhist Temple, and the Republic Café (future home of Asian Cultural Center and Museum) will be available. Opening ceremonies will be held at 11:00am at the Filipino Cultural Center (250 Calle Cebu, Salinas).