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Greenville businesses will come together for the inaugural APA fest

Third Culture GVL — a new nonprofit aimed at empowering Greenville’s minorities through collaboration and celebration — will host a festival for AAPI month in Downtown Greenville on Sunday, June 4.

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There’s something for everyone. | Photo by Sum Bar

Greenville is celebrating AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Heritage Month with a new festival hosted by a new nonprofit.

APA Fest is Sunday, June 4, at 307 E. Washington St. (near Sum Bar, Swanson’s Warehouse, and Fireforge Crafted Beer — who are hosting the event) from 12-6 p.m. with a karaoke after-party planned until 9 p.m.

Featuring food, cultural performances, and family-friendly activities (read: face painting, arts and crafts, language tables, and more), the festival is hosted by Third Culture GVL — a new nonprofit aimed at empowering Greenville’s minorities through collaboration and celebration.

Save this schedule of events as you plan your weekend:

Indulge in Chinese, Hmong, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and other Asian cuisines from local restaurants, plus some other Upstate favorites:

Explore local vendors, businesses, and artists:

Check out other ways to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month.