Festival Events

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2016 Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Calendar of  Festival Events as of 5/20/16

July 17 (Sun)

Nisei Week Japanese Festival Opening Ceremony (Invitation only)*

July 23 (Sat)

Baby Show –
Centenary United Methodist Church, 9am – 3pm*

August 13 (Sat)

Golden Circle Dinner – Double Tree by Hilton, 4:30 pm (Dinner)*
Coronation Ball –
JACCC/Aratani Japan America Theater, 7:00 pm*

August 14 (Sun)

Grand Parade – Little Tokyo, 4:00 pm*

August 15 (Mon)

Awards Dinner – Double Tree by Hilton, 6:00 pm*

August 17 (Wed)

Pioneer Luncheon – Double Tree by Hilton, 11:30 am*

August 20 (Sat)

Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
Nisei Week Rubik’s Cube Open – JACCC Plaza

Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship – JACCC Plaza

August 21 (Sun)

Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
Ondo and Closing Ceremony – 1st Street, 4 pm

*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