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Håfa Adai Festival at Balboa Park
August 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Håfa Adai Festival | on August 19th, 2023 at the Balboa Park International Cottages. 2100 Pan American Road East San Diego, 92101.
We will be celebrating with cultural food, live music, cultural performances, crafts, and more. We truly hope you’ll join us.
For more information, please contact us at 1.619.742.9150.
Come and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history of the Marianas at the Håfa Adai Festival!
Celebrating the region’s unique Chamorro heritage, the festival offers a range of events and activities for all ages, including traditional dance performances, live music, culinary delights, and cultural exhibits. Discover the beauty of the Chamorro arts and crafts, or take part in lively games and dancing. With friendly locals ready to welcome you with open arms, the festival is a chance to experience the warmth and hospitality of the Chamorro people. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable cultural celebration – plan your trip to Balboa Park and join us at the Håfa Adai Festival!
The Hafa Adai Festival is an exciting annual celebration that takes place in the beautiful backdrop of the House of Chamorros at the International Cottages in Balboa Park, San Diego. This festival is a representation of the island’s culture, heritage, and people. The name “Hafa Adai” translates to “Hello” in the native language of CHamoru, and it is a perfect example of the warm and welcoming spirit of the people of the Mariana Islands.
During the festival, visitors can experience the vibrant colors, flavors, and sounds of traditional CHamoru music, dance, and food. The event also features a showcase of local crafts, artwork, and cultural performances, highlighting the island’s diverse community.
This year’s festival promises to be one of the most exciting yet, with a lineup of amazing performers, vendors, and activities for people of all ages. Be sure to mark your calendars and plan your trip to Guam to experience the Hafa Adai Festival for yourself. It’s an unforgettable event that will give you a taste of the island’s rich culture and hospitality.