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2019 Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Updated June 6, 2019. Dates and times subject to change.

 

July 14 (Sun)

  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival Opening Ceremony (Invitation only)*

 

July 27 (Sat)

 

August 10 (Sat)

  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
  • Golden Circle Dinner – Double Tree by Hilton, 4:30 pm (Dinner)*
  • Nisei Week Sunset on the Plaza – JACCC Plaza, 5-10 pm
  • Coronation – Aratani Theatre, 7 pm*

 

August 11 (Sun)

  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
  • Aki’s Pup Up Party – JACCC Plaza, 10 am- 3 pm
  • Grand Parade – Little Tokyo, 4 pm

 

August 12 (Mon)

 

August 14 (Wed)

 

August 17 (Sat)

  • Nisei Week Rubik’s Cube Open – JACCC Plaza, 8 am
  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
  • Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship – JACCC Plaza, 2 pm
  • Nisei Week Deko-Car Show – More information will be available at dekocar.com, Nishi Hongwanji Parking Lot, 11 am – 6 pm*

 

August 18 (Sun)

  • Nisei Week Japanese Festival/JACCC Plaza Festival
  • Ondo Public Street Dancing – 1st Street, 4 pm
  • Closing Ceremony – 1st Street, following Ondo

 

*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

Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
815 E. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012