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2023 Tai Village Festival.

Tai Village
4200 M.L.King Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Tai Village monthly meeting will be on Sunday, July 14, 2024
from 2pm to 4pm
Robert D. Ray Welcome Center. (Opened to the public)

Become a member of Tai Village.

Tai Village Friday Night Activities.
At the Robert D. Ray Welcome Center
From 7pm to 11pm.
(Ping Pong, games and other activities)
Please call Steve Baccam at (515)274-5965 with questions.

Thank you to everyone that came out to the fundraisers on Sunday, May 26th of 2024.

Come and help us support Tai Dam Village at the annual Asian Heritage Festival 2024. CelebrAsian is the largest Asian American event in Iowa, showcasing cultural exhibits, history, food, performance artists, sports, martial arts, children's villages and rides and other family-friendly activities. Thank you to Iowa Asian Alliance for putting on the festivity.

1205 Locust Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
Presented By: Iowa Asian Alliance
Dates: May 24, 2024 - May 25, 2024
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Western Gateway Park
Start/End Time: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

*Special 50th Anniversary New Year Celebration in February 22, 2025 at the Iowa State Fairground.

Tai New Year Celebration(New!!!)
Saturday, February 24, 2024
Iowa State Fairground(Walnut Center Building)
3000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50317
You and your family are invited!
(From 3pm to 11pm, dinner will be served at 5pm.)

2024 Tai Dam New Year Celebration.

Super Bowl Bash (2023)
At the Robert D. Ray Welcome Center, Starting at 4pm.
Come join us, we will have other activities.

To start this year with a bang, Tai Village is having a community picnic/potluck this Sunday the 29th of May, 2022. Please join us, we welcome you and your family. Come and see old friends and meet new ones, I heard BBQ whole pig or grilled whole pig are in the works, We're looking forward to seeing you and your family and you're welcome to bring friends.

CelebrAsian videos and pictures.

Spring Cleaning at Tai Village, Sunday April 24, 2022.
(Starting from 2pm, Snacks and Refreshment will be provided.)

Thank you to all the volunteers that were able to help out, thank you for your support. Click below to see some pictures.

Spring Cleaning.

Tai Village Annual Election Meeting will be on Sunday,
May 1, 2022 from 2:00-4:00 pm.
Robert D. Ray Welcome Center. (Opened to the public)
(Note: Yearly membership from Jan-Dec and to be eligible to vote for the Executive Board, individual must be a member 15 business days prior to the Annual Meeting.)

See new board members and new executive boards.

Volunteer at the Festival.

Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, the 2022 Tai New Year will be canceled for this year. (Stay healthy and be safe)

Tai New Year Celebration!!!
Saturday February 1, 2020 from 4 to 11pm.
UAW Local 450
4589 NW 6th Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
Dinner from 6 to 8pm.

(June 4, 2019)
The Tai Village family extends our deepest and heartfelt sympathies to the parents, family and friends over the loss of their child and loved one, Van Cin Lian, this weekend.

We will fully cooperate with all investigating officials regarding this tragic incident. Tai Village extends our sincere condolences.

Tom Baccam, President
Tai Village, Inc.

Click to see 2019 New Year pictures and video.

Tai Village donors.

Click to see 2013 Tai New Year Celebration:

IAFHEE host the class of 2012 graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 30th in the gazebo area.

Community Picnic- May 27, 2012 at Tai Village, in the back by the lake.
Come out and bring your favorite dish to share with fellow Tai Villagers and friends.
Note: Great job to Bangchay (Heuy) Baccam and a group of volunteers that organized this event and also thank you to Nay Baccam for the $41 that was raised from selling fruit smoothies.

Asian Heritage Festival (Saturday May 12, 2012, 10am to 8pm)
Tai Village will be at the 2012 Asian Heritage Festival, we still need more volunteer at our village.  Please stop by our info/cultural booth and support Tai Village by purchasing food/drinks at our food tent.
Note: Thank you to Nay Baccam and Phai Vang for over seeing the food tent, all the profits will go toward the Welcome Center/Tai House project.  Thank you so much for all our wonderful volunteers.  We raised $1,465 and also a big thank you to Double Dragon Food Market for the contribution of $200 for the food that was sold.

Click to see how this was built.
The Tai House as of now

Thank you to Windsor Windows and Doors for their donation of all the windows.

Note: A big thank you to Southin, Theum, Chip and some of the board members for their hard work for getting the the building completed and we have many more projects in the future.

Go to our Facebook or Youtube to see the latest video updates on the Welcome Center and all the latest activities.

Tai Village Facebook.

Tai Village Youtube.

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Thank you for your continued support and contributions.  Tai Village Inc is a 501 (C) (3) organization.  Your contribution is tax deductible.