April 18 – 20. East meets West at the Annual Arizona Asian Festival. This free festival features ethnic cuisine, arts and crafts, and such diverse entertainment as martial arts demonstrations, cultural dances and music from nearly a dozen Asian countries. Highlights also include Japanese Taiko drums, a Chinese orchestral performance and a fashion show with traditional Asian costumes. The Arizona Asian Festival also presents a Children’s Wonderland, filled with arts and craft activities for kids.

Historic Heritage Square. Friday, 9am-2pm, Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm. Free. info onlne