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The Arizona Matsuri was first held in 1984. The Arizona Matsuri is an annual festival which celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional and modern. The two-day event held at Heritage & Science Park in downtown Phoenix features the sights and sounds of Japan, art, crafts, music, dance and much more. The family friendly Matsuri is free to all. Japanese food and goods from over 60 vendors are available for purchase and the beer and sake garden is a great place to relax. Featuring Japanese exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, children's activities, bonsai displays, Japanese food, Japanese beer and sake garden, games and contests, and live entertainment on 4 stages throughout Heritage & Science Park in downtown Phoenix.
February 24 - 25, 2018
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm
Heritage & Science Park, 115 North 6th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Parking is available at the Heritage & Science Park garage on the southeast corner of 5th St & Monroe St.
The East Parking Garage (map, P1) is West of 7th Street, between Washington and Jefferson. Festival goers using this parking facility may use the skybridge to cross Washington Street to reach Heritage & Science Park.
Limited Parking is available at the Heritage & Science Park garage (map, P2) on the Southeast corner of 5th Street & Monroe.
Please be advised: Parking meters are no longer-free on Saturday and Sunday.
Festival goers should confirm Parking Rates and Close Times with any private garage operator prior to attending the Arizona Matsuri.