Vietnamese Art & Culture Ao Dai Festival

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Vietnamese Art & Culture Ao Dai Festival

The Ao Dai Festival, a multi-dimensional experience celebrating Vietnamese art and culture returns to downtown San Jose on October 7, 2023.

By Vietnamese Ao Dai Festival Organization

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, October 7 · 3 - 9pm PDT


San Jose City Hall 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113

About this event

  • 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Ao Dai Festival Outdoor Event - free to the public. 3pm-5pm

  • Featuring dozens of Ao Dai models, art activities and drummers

Evening Dinner Gala Indoor Event - for ticket-holders only. $150 regular/ $300 VIP. 5pm-8:30pm

  • Cocktail hour: gourmet wine, hors d’oeuvres, and meeting all of the artists/designers
  • Indoor – Show featuring fashion show, dinner, dance and music
  • Exquisite Ao Dai International Designers dazzle with exquisite creations from traditional to modern
  • Ao Dai Fashion Awards, Fundraiser Event
  • For more details, see Ao Dai Festival Website


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ao Dai Festival Outdoor Event

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ao Dai Festival Indoor Show and Dinner

Frequently asked questions

How do I buy a ticket?

About the organizer

Free Outdoor Opening Ceremony – Come early to get good view of the spectacular event

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm San Jose City Hall, 200 East Santa Clara, San Jose, CA 95113

Be a guest at our outdoor opening ceremony, a presentation of colors, sound, and opulence. Stilt walkers, drummers, and models in colorful Áo Dài will adorn the San Jose City Hall. There will be food trucks and interactive art workshops. This portion is open to the public.

5:30pm Evening Event/Program (Ticket Required)

San Jose City Hall Rotunda, 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, Ca 95113

5:30 PM Cocktail Hour: Music, gourmet wine, hors d’oeuvres, and meeting the all the artists/designers. You will be welcomed to an elaborately decorated reception hall. You will hear the sexy sounds of saxophone. You will feel all that makes up the Fabric of Silicon Valley.

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Evening Show. Enjoy our show extravaganza inside the San Jose City Hall. This year’s theme title is Chim Lac: East of the Garden, promising attendants an evening to remember.