Mahrajan - Oregon Arab Festival 2016

Arab Festival

Ahlan wa sahlan to the 2016 Mahrajan! We have a date and new location for the Arab Festival!  This year, the festival will be held on September 3rd, from 11am to 7pm, at South Grove, Oaks Park.  This is a wonderful venue and the location allows us to have a bigger event and parking is plentiful. 

Ahlan wa sahlan to the 2016 Mahrajan! We are so excited for new location for the Arab Festival!  This year, the festival will be held on September 3rd, from 11am to 7pm, at South Grove, Oaks Park.  This is a wonderful venue and the location allows us to have a bigger event and parking is plentiful. 

Join the Oregon Arab American community for a day of fun at South Grove, Oaks Park on September 3rd. Everyone is welcome at this summer festival! The Mahrajan is a fun, family-friendly day filled with games, dancing, music, and food and crafts from around the Arab world. Come enjoy delicious food, live music, fashion, poetry, and games for all ages! Learn how to Dabke! Get a Henna Tattoo! The video below touches on just a few of the many wonderful things the Mahrajan has to offer:

“Mahrajan,” the largest celebration of Arab heritage and culture in Oregon, turns five years old this summer! The event is hosted by the Arab American Cultural  Center of Oregon (www.araboregon.org) and supported by a wide number of local sponsors. Thank you to our sponsors: Oregon Health & Science University, Oasis Restaurant, Sesame Donuts, Hala J. Gores Injury Law Center, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Family Dentistry and Ghandour Law, among others.