FilFest is designed to be a showcase of Filipino American culture, food and entertainment. The two-day celebration will be held during Filipino American History Month on Friday, Oct. 21, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, and Saturday, Oct. 22, from Noon to 10:00pm at Virginia Beach Town Center. The event will be free and open to the public. The family-friendly event will feature traditional cuisine, cultural performances, dance, and music, along with celebrity guest appearances. With South Hampton Roads now home to more than 25,000 Filipinos and their families due to being the world's largest naval base, this intergenerational event will celebrate the region’s Filipino settlement and story through dance, music, food and the arts!