The Far East Center, A pagoda-style entry, welcomes guests to explore a shopping center chock full of Asian eateries, markets and gift shops. Feast on coconut buns and noodle bowls, and shop for Buddha statues, straw hats, Chinese herbs and hundreds of other treasures.
Several parks with water features offer an escape just off busy South Federal Boulevard. Visit Barnum Park for its views of downtown Denver; Huston Lake Park or Garfield Lake Park, each with lakeshores to explore; or Sanderson Gulch Park or Lakewood Gulch Park, where South Platte River tributaries meander through green spaces.
A hidden gem of the neighborhood is the Vinh Xuong Bakery. The décor has a traditional coffeehouse feel and serves some of the best banh mi and sesame balls in the city.
Every year the Far East Center celebrates the New Year in January with food, dragon and lion dancing and more.
St. Cajetan's Parish Bazaar, a neighborhood highlight, taking place in August, with food, dancing and fun, celebrating the parish's patron saint.
In September, the Business and Culture District on Morrison Road hosts the annual event with cars, food, music and art.