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2023 Kimono Style: The John C. Weber Collection (The Transformation of the Kimono from Late Edo Period (1615-1868) through Early 20th Century)
2023 Ikebana In the Gardens - Learn the Ancient and Modern Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement
2023 SHIKI: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art Event (Four Seasons Played a Central Rrole in Traditional Japanese Poetry
2023 Hello Kitty Truck West Event (Pick-Up Supercute Treats & Merch, While Supplies Last!) - Promenade at Downey
2023 Annual Japanese Fujimatsuri Bazaar Festival (Yummy Japanese Food Booths, Live Taiko, Games, etc.) (Saturday)
2023 Annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival Event (2 Days)
2023 - Ikebana Workshop with Saeko - Shoseian Teahouse (Learn the Basics of Japanese Flower Arranging)
Universal Studios Hollywood - ‘Super Nintendo World’ Opens Feb 17, 2023 (New Video!)
Studio Ghibli Sets New Miyazaki Hayao Film, ‘How Do You Live,’ for Summer 2023 (July 14, 2023)
The Huntington Adds 320-Year-Old Japanese House to its Collection (Coming in 2023)
2022 Artist Yayoi Kusama Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2023 - The 61st Annual Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival -Japanese Street Festival is Largest Celebration of Japanese Culture in US (2 Days)
2023 Annual Diablo Japanese Summer Festival Event - Bon Odori (2 Days) Japanese Food Booths, Taiko, Games..

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San Jose is one of the oldest Japantowns in the United States.


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About San Jose Japantown

How Old is San Jose Japantown?

Japantown San Jose has been alive for more than 126 years now.

Where is San Jose Japantown Located?

San Jose Japantown town is located north of Downtown, and it is of the most prominent Japanese landmarks in the US. The development of the town is associated with what was then Chinatown that was developed by John Heinlen, but which faded away due to the great depression.

Where is San Jose Japantown Located?

San Jose Japantown town is located north of Downtown, and it is of the most prominent Japanese landmarks in the US.

Where Can I Find the History of San Jose Japantown?

The Japanese American Museum of San Jose holds the history of the Japanese in this area.

What is the Largest Japanese Festival in San Jose Japantown?

The San Jose Buddhist Church Obon Festival is the largest Japanese festival event in San Jose Japantown.

When Did the First Japanese Immigrants Come to San Jose?

The first generation Japanese (Issei) came to Santa Clara Valley because of the large farming work around 1890.

Where Do I Park in San Jose Japantown?

On Jackson Street there is metered parking. If you park off the main street you have 2 hour parking.

Where Can You Get Fresh Manju in San Jose Japantown?

Shuei-Do Manju Shop. They bake fresh Manju daily and everything is made by hand, the old fashioned way.