Ao Dai Festival  – A bold new vision celebrating Vietnamese Art and Culture

Get ready for this amazing enslaught of beauty, color, sounds and stories. On Saturday May 18, 2024, the Ao Dai Festival VI will re-create time-honored traditions of Vietnam in a bold, new vision. Showcasing the ao dai costumes of internationally acclaimed ao dai designers, this show-stopping extravaganza celebrates Vietnamese Art and Culture like no other.

Festivities commence at 3pm at the San Jose City Hall East Plaza and will showcase ao dai models, drummers, stilt walkers and dragon dancers.

A cocktail reception and Designer’s Promenade kicks off the evening gala. For dessert… guests will be treated to a dazzling show of never-before-seen ao dai designs from traditional styles to modern interpretations. This cross-cultural journey with roots in both Vietnam and America brings an evolving high-art to new mainstream audiences.