The 8th Annual Nowruz Festival

8100 Tysons Corner Ctr, McLean, VA 22102-4506, United States

March 17, 2019 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 8100 Tysons Corner Ctr, McLean, VA 22102-4506, United States
Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 10 AM – 6 PM


Shohreh Asemi will be hosting the 8th Annual Nowruz (Iranian New Year) Festival with music, dance, group performances, and costumed characters, along with a Persian Bazaar offering exotic food, goods, arts and … . Music provided by Exclusively Entertainment DJs. For more info please visit
The Nowruz Festival is the largest event for the Iranian-American community that celebrates the Persian New Year. The event is held in every March and has more than 10,000 attendees. It draws people from Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey and other countries who celebrate Nowruz as well as Americans who are interested in knowing more about Iranian culture, traditions, arts, crafts and foods.
The grand outdoor festival that celebrates the Persian New Year includes more than six hours of live performances, including music, dance, live characters, local artists, as well as a Nowruz Bazaar with dozens of booths selling a variety of Haft-Sin items and sprouts, Persian traditional sweets and pastries, crafts, and fresh and hot food.
This event has been featured by local media every year and has been known as the Best Cultural Festival by The Washington City Paper two years in a row (2017 & 2018).