2024 - Annual Japan Day Parade & Japan Street Fair (Celebrates Japanese Culture, Art, Tradition & Japanese Food) FREE (See Video)
2024 - City of Torrance 49th Annual Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival (Japanese Food, Dance, Music, Calligraphy, Tea Ceremony..) (2 Days)
Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms - Two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms-On View at The Broad
2024 Annual Nisei Week Ondo Festival Event (Community Dance Celebration) & Closing Ceremony - Little Tokyo, LA (Sunday)
2024 The Samurai Collection (25 Year Collection Focused on Japanese Samurai Armor - Largest Collection Outside of Japan) Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Muller
2024 Japanese Heritage Night Event - Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona D-backs at Dodger Stadium (Use Only Dodger Link)
2024 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage (3 Days: Thu-Sat) Preserve and Memorialize the Heart Mountain World War II Japanese American Confinement Site
A Beautiful Japanese Rock Garden in Traditional Japanese Style, USC Campus (Video) Landscape Composed Arrangements of Rocks (Aid for Meditating)
2024 - 28th Annual ALL TOYOTAFEST Event - Biggest Toyota Family Reunion Car Show in Long Beach, Over 500 1960’s to 2023 Toyota & Lexus!
2024 Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule with New Japanese Superstars Shohei Ohtani & Yoshinobu Yamamoto (2024 Schedule) [Video]
2024 Yayoi Kusama's Longing for Eternity - On View at The Broad
2024 Samurai Splendor: Sword Fittings from Edo Japan (Must-See for Anyone Interested in Japanese Art, History, or Culture) Ongoing Exhibit
2024 Hanamatsuri Festival Event: Bringing the Japanese & American Cultures Together (Delicious Japanese Food, Taiko, Exhibits, Games..) 2 Days

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Sawtelle, West Los Angeles is one of the newest Japantowns in the United States.


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How Old is West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown?

Sawtelle Japantown dates to the 1910s, before that part of town was annexed by the city of Los Angeles.

Where is West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown?

Sawtelle Japantown runs along Sawtelle Boulevard, between Santa Monica and Olympic Boulevards.

Where is West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown Located?

In the city of West Los Angeles. North of Los Angeles International Airport, close to UCLA.

What is Sawtelle Blvd?

Sawtelle Blvd is the main street for Sawtelle Japantown. All the shops and restaurants are located on this street.

When Was Sawtelle Japantown Official?

Sawtelle Japantown was official in 2015.