Asian American Council of Oregon

Asian Night Market

Friday, May 26, 2023, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Eugene Downtown Farmers Market Pavilion & Plaza 8th & Oak Sts.

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Welcome to the Asian Night Market! Bring your family and friends for a delightful evening of Asian cultural performances, a wide selection of Asian foods, a marketplace of craft vendors, and more. With last year’s success of our first Asian Night Market on the Downtown East Park Block, we are excited to move to the new Farmers Market Pavilion & Plaza.

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Month and a wonderful time to experience the rich cultural diversity and influence of Asian night markets as they exist throughout Asia, and now, right here in Eugene. So mark your calendar, and join us for a fun evening out in downtown Eugene!

An event schedule will be added soon, so please check back.

This event is made possible with a City of Eugene Cultural Services Downtown Program Grant and is produced by the Asian American Council of Oregon.

For more information or to get involved, contact us at

List of Events:


Wako Daiko – Eugene’s Youth Taiko group, combines tradition and innovation in taiko drumming. Our drummers bring the energy of youth to the practice of taiko, and bring the joy of drumming to the stage. 

Eugene Bhangra A celebration of bhangra music, culture, and Bollywood dancing.

Best Martial Arts Demonstration –

Halau Hula o Na Pua o Hawaii NeiBeautiful and colorful Hawaiian hula dances performed by various age groups.

Eugene Taiko – Japanese drums come alive with powerful beats and spellbinding rhythms through modern interpretations of traditional pieces and modern compositions by contemporary artists.

Leung Martial Arts – Kung Fu & Tai Chi Demonstration

Phi Long Lion Dance with East West Kung Fu

Fusion Fascination from Belly Dance Eugene – belly dancing incorporating folkloric styles of Eastern Europe, American breakdance, modern dance, and regionally inspired dances from multiple continents to create a beautiful and moving art form.

DJ Zepher – electronic dance music by this young DJ protege

Youth Activities:

Hachimakis, Plinko, Origami

Adventure! Children’s Museum

Taiko Drumming Game

Light Up the Night” Asian Night Market Photo Booth and Instant Win Raffle

Dinosaur Coloring Activity

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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.

Thank you to our 2023 Asian Night Market Sponsors!

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