Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month may be over, but that doesn’t stop the Puyalup District Store from continuing the celebration into June.
The Sari-Sari Store located at 11910 Meridian Ave. E. His annual Sari-Sari Fiesta on Saturday, June 25 from 1-7 p.m. in the parking lot. Store owner Marivel Ocera said this is the third year the store has hosted the event. Submission is free.
Attendees can expect a plethora of classic Filipino dishes such as pancit, lumpia and adobo. The menu will also include pork belly sage, beef steak and arroz caldo. Those with a sweet tooth can also purchase halo, bibnica and bubble waffles.
People can also participate in games such as corn hole, toss ring, and Chinese rope. There will also be games popular in the Philippines such as papatin, during which children pick up snacks and sweets that are hung on a net above them.
The event will be attended by local AAPI vendors such as Ninang NuNu, Toy Taku and Raw Kine Creative. New sellers add this year. They are all artists and some will sell stickers, keychains and paintings.
“I want people to come,” Osera said. “This is a good introduction to Filipino food.”