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New York – Persian Arts Festival Celebrate Norooz 2013

Saturday March 30, 2013 Le Poisson Rouge

NYC’s Persian Arts Festival, Inc. (PAF), an organization devoted to providing a platform for Persian artists and visionaries, joins forces with Le Poisson Rouge and other Persian cultural organizations to present a New Year extravaganza featuring Persian fusion from three of the city’s top-tiered bands.

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Washington DC – GMU Persian Club Mega Norooz Party

Saturday, Mar 23, 2013 Howard Theatre

GMU Persian Club Norouz Show & KamyR Concert! 1500 people under one roof at the luxurious Howard Theatre.


Northern Virginia – 13 Bedar 2013 Festival at Bull Run Regional Park

Sunday March 31, 2012 – 9AM to 6PM Bull Run Reginal Park ( with more than 10,000 people capacity!)

Targeting those who celebrate Norouz (Persian New Year) which includes Iranians, Afghans, Uzbecks, Kurdish, and Turkish people in celebration of a new year.


Maryland – The Iranian American Cultural Society of Maryland Chaharshanbe Suri Festival

Tuesday March 19, 2013 7PM Oregon Ridge Park

Program includes Persian music performances, jumping over bonefires, and dancing the night away to music by DJ Arsha.


Maryland – 20th Annual Chahar Shanbe Souri

Saturday, March 16, 2013 6PM Montgomery County Fairgrounds

University of Maryland College Park Iranian Students’ Foundation & Exclusively Entertainment in collaboration with University of Maryland Baltimore County Persian Student Association and Towson University Iranian Student Union proudly present… CHAHAR SHANBE SOURI.


Washington DC – Georgetown University Nowruz

Saturday, March 16, 2013 6:45 PM Mcshain Lounge- Georgetown University

Join the Georgetown University Iranian Cultural Society for its annual dinner show. There will be delicious Persian food, egg painting, performances by Georgetown and local student!


New York – Memorial Art Gallery Nowruz

Sunday March 24, 2013 1-5PM Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester

“Ode to Wine: A Program of Poetry, Art and Culture.” Celebrate Now-ruz, the Persian New Year, and the start of spring. Our third annual event features a presentation on the origin of Now-ruz by RIT professors Shahin Monshipour and Robert Dunbar. a [...]

New York – Cornell University Norooz, A Celebration of Spring

Thursday March 28, 2013 8:00pm Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room

Celebrate the new year & ring in 1392 on the Iranian calendar with a Persian mehmooni (party) at the Cornell Persian Student Organization’s hottest event of the year! Admission is FREE & this spectacular event will feature FREE authentic Persian food, [...]

Washington DC – The Smithsonian Celebrates Nowruz

Saturday, March 16, 11 am–5 pm Freer Gallery of Art – Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

A festive day awaits at the fifth annual Nowruz celebration of the Persian New Year. This year, the daylong festival coincides with the United States debut of one of the world’s iconic objects from the ancient [...]

New York – Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York Navroze

Saturday, March 23, 2013 6:30PM Darbe Mehr, Suffern, NY

Join us for an entertaining evening that promises to create memorable moments.


Boston – Iranian Association of Boston Celebrates Norouz 1392

Saturday, March 16, 2013 7.30pm Sheraton Boston

Join Iranian Association of Boston, Rasten, Helen, Aftab Dance Group and DJ Kamran to celebrate Norouz.


New York: 10th Persian Day Parade 2013 and Chaharshanbeh Souri

Sunday April 14 2013 – 12PM Madison Avenue – 39th Street to 26th Street

This event will draw a record cheering crowd of Iranian Americans, curious tourists, and mainstream Americans. Many Iranians will travel across the ocean to witness this majestic event.


Chicago – 4th Annual Nowruz Parade

Saturday, March 30, 2013 Downtown

We invite you once again to join the CNP. We ask for your support in the spirit of Nowruz, which means that we are asking for your presence, your joy, your warmth and your solidarity.


New York – Iranian American Society of New York Nowruz Gala

Friday March 22, 2013 8PM Leonard’s of Great Neck

We cordially invite you to attend our 2013 Nowruz Gala. We will be honoring Master Nasser Ovissi, Legendary Iranian Artist & Painter. Entertainment will be provided by KamyR – formerly Black Cats.


New Jersey – Banou’s Annual Nowruz Gala 2013

Friday, March 15, 2013 8PM Rockleigh Country Club (Rockleigh, NJ)

Join Banou organization’s Nowruz 2013 Gala for cocktail, dinner, and prizes. Musical guest is Leila Forouhar.


Chicago – Passport to the World: Persia

Thursday, March 14, 2013 | 5:30-7:30pm Friday, March 15, 2013 | 10:30am-2:30pm Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 10:30am-2:30pm

Experience Chicago’s Persian community and participate in Norooz, the most anticipated celebration in the Persian culture.


Washington, DC – 2013 Nowruz Commission

Wed. March 16, 2013 Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

Nowruz Commission’s Fourth Annual Gala Event be held on March 16, 2013 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. The program will continue the tradition of celebrating Nowruz in Washington DC.