2023 Artisan Fair
October 28, 2023 @ 10am - 4pm

Join us for a showcase of over 40 local, talented artisans sharing their unique creations. Featuring items with Japanese and Asian influences, blending the new and the traditional. An opportunity to find truly unique items for your personal enjoyment and for your holiday shopping.

Japanese American Museum San Jose will be providing delicious menu items.

Opportunity to support Maui Relief efforts.

Artisans Fair proceeds go to benefit Nikkei Matsuri Foundation’s Warren Hayashi Cultural Grant and the Jimi Yamaichi Scholarship Fund and to further Nikkei Matsuri’s Mission:

To perpetuate the Japanese American experiences, cultural custom and traditions.

The Nikkei Matsuri Foundation thanks the following 2023 donors for their generosity:

Miyoko and Takeo Yuki Foundation
Memory of Minoru Yamate
Edward and Phoebe Morimoto

Donated funds help the Foundation share the Japanese American experience through the Nikkei Matsuri Festival and supports its community giving programs. Nikkei Matsuri Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) Non-profit Organization.

The Nikkei Matsuri Planning Committee would like to thank the following for their time, support, creativity, and talent in helping make Nikkei Matsuri 2023 possible!

Mike Inouye Ryan Yamamoto Hello From Mars San Jose Taiko
Japantown Business Association HeadlinersYu-Ai Kai


2023's Scholarship and Grant Winners

Jimi Yamaichi Cultural Arts Scholarship
  • Kailyn Beaver Winner
  • Aidan Beaver Runner up-tie
  • Allison Takara Runner up-tie
Warren Hayashi Cultural Arts Grant
  • Lotus Preschool
  • Sakura Ren