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Multicultural Affairs Events Calendar

The Multicultural Affairs events calendar is updated every Friday and consists of activities/programs hosted by the various ethnic communities in Utah. These events add a rich sense of culture to our state and provides diverse experiences for our fellow citizens to enjoy.

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To have your event featured on our Calendar of Events please contact Rozanna at or Jenny at Please note all events are subject to approval and the Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs reserves the right to edit submissions of any event information.


Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17
Songkran Festival Thai-New-Year
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wat Dhammagunaram of Utah // 644 E 1000 N, Layton, UT 84041
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Celebrate Thai New Year with Wat Dhammagunaram and the Thai Association of Utah.


Tuesday, April 19
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5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Lindquist Alumni Center – Garden Room // 1235 Village Dr, Ogden, UT 84408
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission is hosting a panel discussion to engage community members on refugee resettlement in Utah.


Thursday, April 21
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6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Frida Bistro // 545 W 700 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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This open mic night will encourage people to share spoken word, poetry, rhymes, lyrics, song, step, and any manner of expression that touches on intersecting identities.


Friday, April 29
Springville Library Carnaval de Cultura (Culture Carnival)
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Springville Library // 45 S Main St, Springville, UT 84663
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The Culture Carnival is about celebrating children and culture from around the world.


Saturday, April 30
OCA Spring Social-page-001OCA Utah Spring Social
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sugar House Park // 1350 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
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Come join OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates – Utah Chapter for a fun filled day with a potluck, games, and reconnecting with other members.


Saturday, April 30
Nihon Matsuri
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Japantown // 100 S Japantown St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (between 200 West and 300 West)
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Enjoy Utah’s yearly Japanese cultural festival.


Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1
Pi Mai Lao
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wat Lao Salt Lake Buddharam // 7010 W Parkway Blvd, West Valley City, UT 84128
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Celebrate Lao New Year and enjoy traditional food and dances.


Saturday, June 25
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8:30 AM
Liberty Park // 600 East 900 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
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The Queen Center is hosting their 4th Annual MANA 5K, an event to promote healthy living. Join them as they walk (or run) towards a better future. All proceeds go to a target family.