Elevating awareness of Filipino art, culture, cuisine, and history.
Filipino Arts and Events (formerly Filipino American Arts Exposition) has been a pioneer in developing Heritage Night events and using pop culture to elevate awareness of the Filipino American community.
Our flagship event, Pistahan Parade and Festival, is the largest celebration of Filipino Americans draws upwards of 100,000 people and is the largest Filipino festival in the United States. This success has been achieved with limited resources and an all-volunteer staff.
Our target audience reaches all ethnicities in the immediate San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, with a strong emphasis on the Filipino American and Filipino immigrant communities.
Our flagship event of twenty-two years has grown to be the largest Filipino community festival in the United States and outside of the Philippines. Experience the best of Filipino art, dance, culture, music, and food at Pistahan every second weekend of August in downtown San Francisco.