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Saturday April 9, 2016

Sunday April 10, 2016

Saturday April 16, 2016

Sunday April 17, 2016

Cherry Blossom Festival

The 49th annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be during the second and third weekends of April: 9-10 and 16-17. Visit http://sfcherryblossom.org/ for more information.

Thursday April 28, 2016

Masako Miki: Artist Talk and Tea Ceremony

MASAKO MIKI: Conversations with Fox, Feather, and Ghost   Extended through Saturday, April 30, 2016 Artist Talk & Tea Ceremony: Thursday, April 28, 4 – 8 PM Join us Thursday, April 28 at 4 PM for an exhibition walkthrough and conversation between artist Masako Miki and gallery director Aimee Friberg. They will discuss Miki’s work and her exhibition Conversations […]

Saturday May 7, 2016

Children’s Day Festival – Kodomo no Hi

  In partnership with the JCCNC, this traditional youth celebration will feature traditional Japanese performances, mochi pounding, youth art contests, arts and crafts, activities, games, bouncy house and more. When: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Where: Japantown Peace Plaza Cost: Free Find out more at http://japancentersf.com/events/    

Thursday May 19, 2016

Saturday May 21, 2016

Sunday May 22, 2016

Uncle Gunjiro’s Girlfriend

“A True Story of Forbidden Love” A secret shame at the time of the Great Earthquake, the marriage of Helen Emery daughter of the Archdeacon of Grace Cathedral and Gunjiro Aoki, scion of a samurai noble house, sparked Yellow peril journalism, public outrage, death threats and the loss of Ms. Emery’s citizenship. Told by Gunjiro’s […]

Sunday May 22, 2016

Standing Strong! Japantown and Fillmore

“Standing Strong! Fillmore & Japantown” explores the overlapping history of African Americans and Japanese Americans in neighborhoods deeply eroded by the displacements of WWII and urban renewal—and now by gentrification. How has displacement impacted ordinary people? What do we remember of the old days? What do we treasure? What are today’s challenges? What keeps us going, and what have we learned? When: Sunday, May 22, 2016, 1-3pm  FREE Where: San Francisco […]

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 […]

Put these June Events on Your Japantown Radar
Summer is coming! Our summer festivals kickoff in June with the Soy and Tofu Festival. We also have some Peace Plaza happenings listed as well. Check it out! McKinley High School Orchestra Wednesday, June 3, 2015 , 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm Japantown Peace Plaza Soy and Tofu Festival Saturday, June 6, 2015, 11a-5p Japantown Peace […]

May Japantown Events You Have Got to Attend
We have a busy May coming up in the Japantown neighborhood. From Family to Cultural fun, we have something for everyone. 1. Children’s Day aka Kodomo No Hi, こどもの日 When: Saturday, May 2, 11a to 4p Where: Japantown Peace Plaza Cost: Free   This event is all about the kids. The Japanese Cultural Community Center […]