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May 1st Weekend Lineup


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How to Navigate
Our Festival Website

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Jimi Yamaichi
Interview

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SJ Chidori Band
San Jose Taiko
Imperial Request 2017
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SJ Chidori Band
San Jose Taiko
Story of Imperial Request
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San Jose Taiko
Wesley Jazz Ensemble:
Swingposium
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San Jose Buddhist
Judo Club
Finding Roxy
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San Jose Buddhist
Judo Club
Game of Throws
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Sogetsu Ikebana SJ
South Bay Branch

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Nishikawa Ryu
CA

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San Jose
Buddhist Church Betsuin
Choir
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Girl Scout
Troop 61302
Cherry Blossom Tree Craft
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Wesley
Ukulele Band

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Sakura Ren
Awa Odori

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Sakura Ren
Tutorial

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Ikenobo
Ikebana

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Genki Crew
Dance School

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KT Band


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Yu-Ai Kai
"Sharing Family Recipes"
Webinar
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Defer for
CRFT by Maki

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Kayoko Designs:
Original Handcrafted Jewelry
 
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A Miyako M Illustrations
Fuwa Fuwa Pancake

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A Miyako M Illustrations
Goldfish/Queen of Cups
(Short Version)
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A Miyako M Illustrations
Goldfish/Queen of Cups
(Long Version)

Preorder our Celebrating Nikkei Matsuri Merchandise!

Design by our 2021 guest artist Naomi Takata Shepherd

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FOOD


Saturday April 24th - Sunday May 9th

Hukilau - San Jose Buddhist Judo Club
Hukilau - San Jose Betsuin Boy Scout Troop 611

Monday April 26th - Saturday May 1st & Monday May 3rd - Saturday May 8th

JT Express - San Jose Buddhist Judo Club

Tuesday April 27th - Thursday April 29th

Minato Restaurant - San Jose Buddhist Judo Club

Tuesday May 4th

Minato Restaurant - San Jose JACL

Wednesday May 5th

Minato Restaurant - San Jose Betsuin Youth

Thursday May 6th

Minato Restaurant - San Jose-Okayama Sister Cities

PERFORMANCE

May 8th
Weekend Lineup

 
  • Nikkei Matsuri Closing
  • San Jose Taiko Closing Ceremony (2019)
  • Nikkei Matsuri Cultural Exhibits
  • Thank You From Japantown San Jose
 

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

Miyoko and Takeo Yuki Family Foundation
Emie Yamate in Memory of Minoru Yamate

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 "Celebrating Nikkei Matsuri" possible this year!

Mike Inouye Hello From Mars San Jose Taiko J-Town Community TV

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