Asian American Council of Oregon

Asian American Council of Oregon

Creating Opportunities for friendship among all people

The Asian American Council of Oregon is a non-profit organization devoted to the cultivation and promotion of Asian and Asian American culture through sponsorship of cultural and social activities.

Oregon Asian Celebration

The 37th annual event returns on July 30th, 2022 as an outdoor event in partnership with the Obon & Taiko Drumming Festival. Experience Asian cultural heritage and traditions through dance, music, foods, arts, crafts, exhibits, and more. Thank you to all the 2021 festival attendees, performers, food and marketplace vendors, nonprofit partners, volunteers, sponsors, and event organizers for making the 2021 riverfront event a spectacular “Strength in Unity” festival at Alton Baker Park.

Programs & Events

Eugene Emeralds


Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Night on May 27th! $6.00 of each ticket purchased through this link will be donated to the Asian Council to support the Asian Celebration and other cultural events.

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Calendar & Announcements

*asterisk denotes Asian Council partnership

* May 5 – Student Haiku & Tanka Poetry Entries Deadline

Selected entries will be exhibited at the 37th annual Oregon Asian Celebration (July 30) 

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Month

See all Asian American & Pacific Islander Month Events!

* May 20 – Asian Night Market

Downtown Eugene East Park Block from 5:00-10:00 pm.  

* May 27 – Eugene Ems baseball

PK Park (University of Oregon). Community Spotlight featuring Asian American Council of Oregon. Discount game tickets available at 

April 1-20 – 17th Annual DisOrient Film Festival

Outstanding films including an opening and closing night festivities.   

April 22 – 30th Annual Asian American Youth Leadership Conference (AAYLC) 

June 24, 25, 26 – 25th Annual World Beat

Riverfront Park, Salem OR. Experience the music, dance, food and traditions of over 70 nations and cultures 

* July 30 – Oregon Asian Celebration and Obon & Taiko Drumming Festival

Alton Baker Park, 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. 

* August 6 – Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration.

Alton Baker Park – Read more here. 

August 7 – Portland Chinese Festival

Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, Oregon

Our Mission

The mission of the Asian American Council of Oregon (AACO) is to create opportunities which foster friendship and harmonious relations among all people by presenting events and activities that will stimulate a better understanding of Asian and Asian-American cultures.

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