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2014 Assyrian Food Festival & Parade: Saturday | San Jose
Eat, mingle and learn about the people whose ancestral homeland is known in history as“the cradle of civilization”at the 22nd Annual Assyrian Food Festival, a celebration of the rich culture and heritage of Assyrians.
2014 Assyrian Food Festival
– Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 11 am to 11 pm
– Sunday, August 24, 2014 | 11 am to 9 pm
Assyrian Church of the East, 680 Minnesota Ave, San Jose
Each year, the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Yosip Khnanisho Parish of San Jose, provides a fun-filled weekend that attracts thousands of people from the Bay Area and Central Valley. There are non-stop activities, entertainment, special exhibits, and authentic Assyrian foods for purchase.
There will be an Assyrian Parade at 2 pm each day. Admission, parking, and shuttle services are free. Please note, pets are not allowed.
- Traditional Assyrian food (real kabobs)
- Live music
- A Wine Bar
- The original Samovar Alley featuring exotic teas, coffee, and pastries
- Arts and crafts
- Vendors from all over the world
- Kids’ Zone
The Assyrian nation existed as an independent state and empire from the 24th century BC until the end of the 7th century BC and then was conquered and ruled as an occupied province until the mid-7th century AD when it was dissolved. Today that ancient territory is part of several nations; the north of Iraq, part of southeast Turkey and northeast Syria.
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
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Address: 680 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Submitted by Rena