Macy’s Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

For the month of May, we’re honoring Asian-Pacific Americans from different generations and their impact on culture and history. Stop by one of our stores to join in on Q+A’s and maybe even for a chance to observe and admire Polynesian dancing!

Sunday, May 6 @ 5:00 PM

Macy’s Memorial City- Houston, TX: Level 1- Beauty Department
Join Macy's as we discuss the impact of Korean culture and beauty with host Issa Chou, editor for Yellow Magazine and special guest, Korean beauty expert, Morgan Stewart from The Beauty Breakdown! Following the discussion, learn how to put Korean-influenced beauty products to work with on-stage demonstrations and one-on-one consultations from the Macy's beauty team! Then, get the chance to meet and snap a photo with Morgan. Plus, with your qualifying beauty purchase, take home a special gift!

Thursday, May 10 @ 6:00 PM

Macy’s Union Square – San Francisco, CA: Lower Level – The Cellar Kitchen
Macy's Culinary Council Invites You to Meet Chef Bill Kim as he shares his best-kept culinary secrets and what influences him in the kitchen. You’ll also get a sneak peek at how to make one of his Master Sauces. While at the store, explore the latest in cookware and gadgets for your kitchen.

With any purchase of $35* or more in the Home department, receive a Bill Kim Belly Sauce, a $10 Macy’s gift card and a copy of Chef Kim's new cookbook Korean BBQ: Master Your Grill in Seven Sauces! While you’re sampling be sure to get your book personalized by the chef!*

To RSVP visit,
To learn more about the Macy's Culinary Council and upcoming events, check out the Macy's Culinary Council website or follow us on Twitter: @CulinaryCouncil

Seating is first come, first served. Purchase must be made in the Home Department at Macy's Union Square on May 10, 2018. *One per customer, while supplies last and time permits. Gift card, gift and cookbook distributed on May 10, 2018. Gift card valid May 10, 2018 only.

Saturday, May 12 @ 5:00 PM

Macy’s Boston – Boston, MA: Lower Level - Home Department
Diversity is at the core of who we are – so what better way for Macy's to drive that home than to celebrate the Asian-Pacific American community. Join us for an in-depth talk and Q&A session to explore the landscape of Asian visibility and authentic representation in mainstream media. Plus, enjoy refreshments provided by Ito En!

Special Guests:

Susan Chinsen
Establishing Director, Boston Asian American Film Festival

Teja Arboleda 
Emmy Award Winning Producer/Director, Founder- Entertaining Diversity Inc., Educator

Ed Lee
Media/Visual Arts Assistant Professor- Emerson College, Screenwriter

Moderated By: Joy Lim Nakrin
Emmy-nominated newscaster at NBC 10 Boston and NECN

Wednesday, May 16 @ 6:30 PM

Macy’s Herald Square – New York, NY: 9th Floor – Furniture Department

Diversity is at the core of who we are – so what better way for Macy's to drive that home than to celebrate the Asian-Pacific American community. Join us for an in-depth talk and Q&A session with chef, best-selling author and TV host Eddie Huang who'll discuss the history of Asian representation in the media. Then, stick around to meet and take photos with our guest of honor. If you RSVP’d, make sure to stick around to enjoy samples of some of Eddie's favorite menu items from BaoHaus. If you haven’t yet, click here to reserve your spot now!

*RSVP Required for tasting. While Supplies Last.

Thursday, May 17 @ 5:30 PM

Macy’s State Street – Chicago, IL: First Floor
Join Macy's as we celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage month! Don't miss a demonstration, conversation and meet and greet with Morgan Stewart from the Beauty Breakdown who will discuss how her culture and traditions have impacted her approach to beauty.

Saturday, May 19 @ 2:00 PM

Macy’s Ala Moana – Honolulu, HI: All around the store!
While you shop, enjoy our roaming musicians as they guide you through the best sounds of island music and check out our Polynesian Dancers for traditional lessons in Women's Fashions. Stop by the Men’s and Kid’s department to get a temporary tattoo too! Throughout the store, you’ll be able to enjoy a taste of the island through delicious samples of some of the best Polynesian foods.

Also, enter for the chance to win* an opportunity to travel through time as you experience thousands of years' worth of culture from six different island nations and enjoy the adventure of traditional hands-on activities at the Polynesian Cultural Center. 

Be one of the first 50 customers to check into the event and receive a $10 Macy's Gift Card. Spend $75 or more and take home a personalized lei!

*See store for official rules.
All events are subject to change or cancellation. Promotions are while time permits and supplies last. Exclusions apply; click through for individual event details.

If you can’t make it, don’t worry!

Macy's also has lots of other fun things to do and don't forget to check out other events happening near you!