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Saturday August 6, 2016

Sunday August 7, 2016

43rd Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair

For the Community, Embracing All Communities The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Date: Saturday August 6 – Sunday August 7 Time: 11am-6pm Location: SF Japantown Continually […]

Sunday August 14, 2016

Origami-Palooza & Paper Airplane Contest

Sunday, August 14, 2016 Anyone and everyone, from young to old, to beginner to experienced, can join us to create amazing things with paper. Origami-Palooza will feature an exhibit with amazing origami, lots of tables with instructors to show you new folds for all ages, a table dedicated to folding Paper Cranes for the World […]

Thursday August 25, 2016

Japantown Community Members for Supervisor London Breed – District 5

SF Japantown community members invite you to a reception in support of Supervisor London Breed. From growing up in the Western Addition, to serving as the Executive Director of the African Art & Culture Complex, to her current role as Supervisor and Board President, London Breed has been a continuous member, partner, and supporter of […]

Saturday September 10, 2016

Sunday September 11, 2016

Sumo Champions Exhibition

The Japan Center Malls and the Japantown Merchants Association invite you to join us for the 5th Annual Sumo Champions Exhibition in the Japantown Peace Plaza. Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and we’re bringing it to San Francisco for FREE. Join us (and bring the family) to meet real Sumo Wrestlers, […]

Sunday September 25, 2016

SF Aloha Run 2016

On Sunday, September 25, 2016, JCYC will be hosting the 6th Annual SF Aloha Run at scenic Crissy Field in San Francisco. With a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge, runners/walkers of all abilities will enjoy Hawaiian music, entertainment, tasty Aloha treats and children’s activities. This year, we expect to attract well over 1,500 […]

Sunday October 30, 2016

5th Annual Spooktacular Halloween Party & Trick or Treat Parade

Join us for some good old-fashioned free fun when the Japan Center Malls hosts a Spooktacular Halloween Party complete with mall-wide trick for treating and games, decorations, bouncy house, arts and crafts, face painting & removable tattoos. Children in costume will be able to trick or treat in East and West Malls and to visit […]

Saturday December 3, 2016

Sunday December 4, 2016

Saturday December 10, 2016

Sunday December 11, 2016

Visit Santa Claus & The Little Hands Craft Shop

Ho Ho Ho – Santa Claus has arrived at the Japan Center Malls!  The Japan Center Malls has a perfect place to pose for photos with Santa and share your holiday wish list. Also, visit the “Little Hands Craft Shop” to work on holiday art ornaments and gifts. Date: Saturday/Sunday December 3-4 and December 10-11, […]

Saturday December 17, 2016

Kimochi Silver Bells: Arts & Crafts and Food Faire

Don’t miss Kimochi Silver Bells: Arts & Crafts and Food Faire – the One Stop Shopping Event for all of your holiday gifts! Featuring Asian and Pacific Islander themed arts & crafts and foods from over 90 vendors! Date: Saturday, December 17, 2016 Time: 10am-4pm Location: St. Mary’s Cathedral: 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco 94109 […]

Apply Now – Japantown Task Force Community Aide
JTF is hiring for the Community Aide position! Community Aides work on projects to promote the economic development and cultural preservation of the SF Japantown neighborhood. Please click here for the application. If interested, send a cover letter and resume with 3 references to bobh@japantowntaskforce.org and info@japantowntaskforce.org.

October Events to Enjoy in Japantown
Two events in Japantown to see in October - SFAG Passport Event and Halloween Spooktacular.

Volunteer Opportunities in Japantown
Year-round, the Japantown community asks for volunteers to help program a lot of the events in Japantown. Some of our events, like the Cherry Blossom Festival requires almost 500 volunteers. We understand there are a lot of great causes out there and giving your time to help support the community is something we treasure. We […]

Hot August Events in Japantown
August is hot busy in Japantown. Many cultural treats to enjoy from Nihonmachi Street Faire, J-Pop Summit Festival and Origami. 1. Nihonmachi Street Fair Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday, August 2, 2015 , 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Japantown Peace Plaza & SF Japantown  This is the 42nd year celebration of this […]