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2018 Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Updated August 8, 2018. Dates and times subject to change.

July 13 (Fri)

  • JACN Dodgers’ Night (vs LA Angels of Anaheim) – Tickets available at dodgers.com/japan, 7:10 pm*

July 24-August 26

  • Go For Broke National Education Center exhibition, “Nikkei Samurai: Japanese Swords and the Military Intelligence Service” – Visit www.goforbroke.org for more information; 310.328.0907

August 4 (Sat)

  • Orange County Sansei Singles Dance – Music by Kokoro Band, Gardena Elks, 1735 W. 162nd St, Gardena; light appetizers served, 7-11:30 pm*

August 10 (Fri)

  • Tanabata Festival Opening Ceremony – JANM, 5 pm

August 11 – 12

  • Tanabata Festival – More information at tanabatalosangeles.org, 323.920.5283;
    Central Avenue @ Geffen MOCA/JANM
    Saturday 11 am – 8 pm and Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

August 12 (Sun)

  • Queen’s Reunion – JANM (Invitation only)*

August 18 (Sat)

  • JANM Natsumatsuri Family Festival – JANM, 11 am – 5 pm
  • Little Tokyo Library Annual Quilt Show – 12 pm – 4 pm at Union Church: 401 E. Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

 

*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