Community Events


2016 Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Calendar of Community Events as of 6/24/16.
Dates and times subject to change.


July 26 (Tues)

Dodgers Japanese American Community Night
Dodgers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 7:10 pm*
Tickets available at

 August 6 (Sat)

Orange County Sansei Singles Dance – Music by Kokoro Band
Gardena Elks, 1735 W. 162nd St, Gardena
Light appetizers served, 7-11pm*

 August 7 (Sun)

Gen Tetsuya & Miyuki Kawanaka Concert
Information/tickets 310.721.6436; 213.880.5093; 562.889.6519; .213.617.3595; JACCC/Aratani Theatre, 3pm*

August 12 (Fri)

Tanabata Festival Opening Ceremony
JANM, 5pm

August 13-14 (Sat-Sun)

Tanabata Festival
Central Avenue @ Geffen MOCA/JANM area)
Saturday 11 am – 9 pm and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm
More information at, 213.613.1911;

August 13 (Sat)

JANM Natsumatsuri Family Festival
JANM, 11 am – 5 pm

August 14 (Sun)

Queen’s Reunion
JANM (Invitation only)*



*Fees and/or registration required.


Events are mostly held at the following locations, unless otherwise noted:

– Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
100 N. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

– Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

– Centenary United Methodist Church
300 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013

– DoubleTree by Hilton
120 S. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012