Frequently asked questions
What is VietFest about?
VietFest stands for Vietnamese Heritage Festival that happens once a year in August, hosted by NOVAL-DC (National Organization For Vietnamese American Leadership) to showcase the Vietnamese culture in the broader DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) area.
Dive into Vietnamese culture, music, and activities for the whole family at the largest Vietnamese cultural festival on the East Coast.
Enjoy food, fun, and entertainment, including our Annual VietFest's Got Talent, Miss VietFest United States Pageant, Mr. VietFest Competition and our competitive eating contests.
Please check out our Letter from NOVAL-DC President Tab to find out more about VietFest and NOVAL-DC.
Check out our ATTRACTIONS and COMPETITION Tabs for more details on what's happening at VietFest this year.
Where is VietFest located?
This year’s festival will once again be at the premier shopping location in Virginia.
The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center (Tysons 1, 2nd floor, near Lord & Taylor)
METRO ACCESSIBLE – TYSONS CORNER SILVER LINE METRO STOP
Please check out our LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS Tab, under INFO Tab, for more information on how to get to the venue.
What time is VietFest?
Saturday, August 11, 2018: 10am-10pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018: 11am-8pm
Please check out our PARTICIPATE Tab for more information.
How much does it cost to attend VietFest?
Come join us at NOVAL-DC's VietFest 7 presented by Maryland Live Casino.
What is the schedule of VietFest?
We have event all day long for both Saturday and Sunday.
I want to help, how can I help this event?
You can volunteer, be our sponsor, or sell food as a vender at our events.
Why is it called VietFest 7?
VietFest was established in 2012. This year of 2018 is the 7th year that VietFest is happening.
What is the theme for VietFest?
Every year we have a different theme for VietFest. This year we want to showcase the success of the Vietnamese who live in the U.S.A. and the theme is called "A Portrait of Vietnamese America"
I want to sell things at the Festival, how do I do that?
We offer commercial, exhibitions, and food booth opportunities. You can rent a vendor booth to sell/showcase anything.
I want to volunteer, where do I sign up?
Come volunteer and have a great time!
I/my organization want to help sponsor VietFest, how do I do that?
We welcome all sponsors to help out with making VietFest happen for the community every year. You will be able to target the strong and growing Vietnamese American maket.
What do I get for sponsoring VietFest?
There are many benefits in sponsoring VietFest and target the strong and growing Vietnamese American market.
Where do I donate to VietFest?
We welcome all donations to make VietFest happen for the community.