Nisei Week Japanese Festival

August 17, 2012 — Leave a comment


Little Tokyo’s Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebrates Japanese and American-Japanese culture with the nation’s longest running culture event of its kind. Come share in the festivities as Little Tokyo hosts a variety of free events, including beautifully curated cultural arts exhibits at the JACCC, featuring live entertainment, food, activities, music, and the Grand Parade Nisei Week is sure to provide a fun-filled experience for all ages.

The Plaza Festival


  • Rubik’s Cube Championship
  • Gyoza Eating Championship and Competition 2:00 pm
  • Halau Hula’O Nalikokauikawekiulani
  • Shinkendo Honbu Dojo and the Shorinji Kempo of Los Angeles Branch


  • 19th Annual Taiko Gathering
  • Music Performance by Minyo Station
  • Closing Ceremony and Ondo 4:00 pm

WHAT: Nisei Week Japanese Festival
WHERE: JACCC Plaza | 244 S San Pedro Street | Los Angeles, CA 90012
WHEN: Saturday, August 18 at 9 am | Sunday, August 19 at 11:30 am

CONTACT INFO: (213) 687-7193


  • Free admission

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