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Naadam Festival 2017

  • Ira Jinkins Recreation Park 9175 Edes Avenue Oakland, CA, 94603 United States (map)


The Bay Area Naadam Festival is an annual celebration of Mongolian heritage and culture that attracts hundreds of festivalgoers each year. The festival hosts a variety of exciting performances showcasing the nation’s folk music and traditional dance styles as well as several booths featuring a generous samplings of Mongolian cuisine ranging from buuz, savory meat-filled steam dumplings, to boortsog, fluffy and sweet fried cookies. Attendees can also enjoy Mongolian wrestling competitions, which are must-see, archery demos and a lively game of tug-of-war that gets people out of their seats and taking part in a bit of competitive fun.