New Orleans,
27
March
2019
|
04:19 PM
America/Chicago

Audubon Zoo Presents Asian Pacific American Society Festival

UPDATE: EVENT POSTPONED
New Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

The Asian Pacific American Society Festival at Audubon Zoo offers visitors of all ages an opportunity to take part in a colorful celebration of the music, dance, and traditions of Asian and Pacific Island cultures on Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Guests can enjoy live cultural performances, entertainment, authentic Asian dishes, crafts, martial arts demonstrations, and children’s activities.

“Audubon Zoo is once again proud to host a fun-filled celebration of our Asian community,’’ said Audubon Nature Institute President and CEO Ron Forman. “We invite everyone to come out and enjoy the Zoo along with delicious Asian cuisine and a full day of cultural and musical performances.’’

Indulge in ethnic dishes and cultural performances from Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam throughout the day.

Visitors will be able to experience Audubon Zoo's Asia exhibit, which includes an expansive habitat for the Asian elephants, orangutan and barasingha deer habitats, and the Bambu Village Asian Discovery Trail.

Asian Pacific American Society Festival activities are included with Audubon Membership or with Zoo admission. No outside food, beverage, or tents are allowed at Audubon Zoo for special events and festivals. Folding chairs and blankets are welcome.

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Audubon Nature Institute

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.