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THAI MARKETPLACE

A MUST-SHOP

Shop unique, intricate and beautiful handcrafted Thai gifts, souvenirs, arts and materials directly from local Thai vendors and from Thailand!

“MADE IN THAILAND” Pop-Up shop of all things made in Thailand and/or designed by Thai artisans, artists or fashion designers.  This shop will be managed by the Thai Community Center of North Texas organization and proceeds benefit their 501(c)3 organization.

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DANCES, MUAY THAI & TEMPLE TOURS

A MUST-EXPERIENCE

See cultural performances and dances include traditional Thai classical dances by well renowned dance troupes, Muay Thai demonstrations and take a stroll through the temple or take a guided tour.   We’ll make more exciting announcements and share more details as the festival gets closer!

MUAY THAI (or Thai boxing)

On a muay thai official ring in between the Food Bazaar and Thai Marketplace, we will have demonstrations by different muay thai schools and fighters.

TEMPLE TOURS – 5 guided tours + open house – The Thai community opens their doors to the public during the festival hours for an open house and teams up with the Crow Collection of Asian Arts professional gallery educators to provide free official guided tours during these specific times:

The tours are about 20 minutes long.  All guests are asked to remove their shoes upon entering the temple and to not touch anything.  Groups or individuals can check-in at the Information Center located at the front festival entrance for the guided tours.

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FOOD BAZAAR

Eat Thai food & be merry. Enjoy authentic cuisines from all four Thai regions, from vegan Papaya salads to chicken satay, Pad Thai, yummy mango & stick rice desserts; & stay to find out who will be crowned the “Best Pad Thai” in town! 

FOOD BOOTHS of local Thai restaurants will represent & serve Thai delights from all 4 regions of Thailand, from Thai tea, fresh coconuts, chicken satay, fried bananas, sticky rice & mango desserts, papaya salad to the signature Pad Thai.  A vegan menu will be available at most booths.  Prices range from $1 to $7.  ATM machines are on-site for your convenience.

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PARKING & HIGHLIGHTS

The Buddhist Center of Dallas
8484 Stults Road, Dallas, TX 75243

PARKING

  1. TAKE THE DART to the FOREST STATION

    Click here for the details ===> http://bit.ly/1mYEx6t

    Less than 10 minutes walking from Forest Ln Dart Station.
    Click here for the details ===> https://goo.gl/JsWTmS 

  2. PARK on the nearby streets surrounding the temple
  3. PARK on the grass area behind the temple, take Floyd Lake Circle to get there
  4. PARK next door at the Lutheran Church (after 12 pm on Saturday)
  5. PARK at the church, 2 blocks from temple at the corner of Forest Lane & Stults Road

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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

OPENING CEREMONY – Saturday, May 28 at 10 am – grand parade + opening remarks

MAIN STAGE – an ongoing program of cultural & traditional dances & music will run on the main stage located in the temple gardens throughout the two days.

MUAY THAI (or Thai boxing) STAGE – 5 matches by different muay thai schools and fighters at the muay thai ring, located between the Food Bazaar and the Thai Marketplace.  Schedule to be announced closer to the festival.

FOOD BAZAAR – FOOD BOOTHS of local Thai restaurants will represent & serve Thai delights from all 4 regions of Thailand, from Thai tea, fresh coconuts, chicken satay, fried bananas, sticky rice & mango desserts, papaya salad to the signature Pad Thai. A vegan menu will be available at most booths. Prices range from $1 to $7.  ATM machines are available on-site for your convenience.

THAI MARKETPLACE & “MADE IN THAILAND” Pop-Up – shop of all things made in Thailand and/or designed by Thai artisans, artists or fashion designers. This shop will be managed by the Thai Community Center of North Texas organization and proceeds benefit their 501(c)3 organization.

TEMPLE TOURS – 5 guided tours + open house – The Thai community opens their doors to the public during the festival hours for an open house and provide free official guided tours during specific times.

The tours are about 20 minutes long. All guests are asked to remove their shoes upon entering the temple and to not touch anything. Groups or individuals can check-in at the Information Center located at the front festival entrance for the guided tours.

Proceeds from the Thai Culture & Food Festival supports the Thai Community Center of North Texas and Buddhist Center of Dallas.

FESTIVAL BUZZ

“…this hidden temple serves some of the best Thai food in Dallas.” – D SideDish / D Magazine, April 29, 2014
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“Fill your dance card this May…with the Thai Culture & Food Festival.” – Dallas Observer, April 29, 2014
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“Dallas-Ft. Worth does not lack for spring festivals, but the Thai Culture & Food Festival brings something new.” – CultureMap Dallas, May 18, 2014
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“Bring your family and friends out to the very first Thai Culture & Food Festival of Dallas (and even Texas)!” – 31 Days of Asia, Crow Collection of Asian Arts
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TCCNT

The Thai Community of North Texas 501(c)3 celebrates our 3rd Thai Culture & Food Festival at the beautiful Buddhist Center of Dallas. Join us at the heart of the Thai community for a two-day festival filled with authentic Thai cuisines, cultural performances, dances, music and the arts!

Free admission.
Open to everyone.  Invite your friends & family!

@The Buddhist Center of Dallas
8484 Stults Road, Dallas, TX 75244

Proceeds from the Thai Culture & Food Festival supports the Thai Community Center of North Texas and Buddhist Center of Dallas.

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Established in 1998, the Thai Community of North Texas (TCCNT) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve the Thai culture, religion and tradition through educational training, counseling and informational programs with specific emphasis on the needs of youths, the elderly and the poor.