Festival Events Calendar

The Nisei Week Japanese Festival has lots of great events to participate in! Click HERE to view the 2017 calendar of events.

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Grand Parade – August 20

77th Annual Parade to be Led by Grand Marshal Rose Ochi, Community Leader and Attorney, and Parade Marshal Corey Nakatani, Horse Racing Jockey

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Street Closures & Parking Info

Read below for the grand parade route, street closures, and parking information.

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2017 NISEI WEEK JAPANESE FESTIVAL QUEEN CANDIDATES DEBUTED, QUEEN CORONATION AUGUST 19 The 2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival queen candidates took center stage for their first official public appearance to various community leaders, local dignitaries, family and friends at the Opening Ceremony event held Sunday, July 23 at the Japanese American National Museum. The seven candidates will compete for the title of Nisei Week Queen on Saturday, August 19, 7 p.m., at the Queen Coronation at the Aratani Japan America […]

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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival Calendar of Festival Events as of 7/18/17 Dates and times subject to change. WEEK 1—AUG 19 – 20 Ikebana Flower Arrangement (Ikebana Teachers Association of Southern California) – JACCC Doizaki Gallery, 10am–5 pm CA Japanese Ceramics Guild – JACCC Garden Room A Tea Ceremony: Ura Senke School of Tea – JACCC Tea House, 10 am – 5 pm Kimekomi Japanese Dolls – Yukari Kai: Dolls with hand-made and hand-painted porcelain heads and dressed in beautiful Japanese fabric – JACCC Garden Room […]

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