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2023 - 83rd Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival Event in Little Tokyo (Week 1: Aug 12-13, Week 2: Aug 19-20) JACCC Plaza, JANM, MOCA..NEW

2023 - 83rd Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival Event in Little Tokyo (Week 1: Aug 12-13, Week 2: Aug 19-20) JACCC Plaza, JANM, MOCA..
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Date: Saturday, 12 August, 2023       Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA
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Map of JACCC Plaza, 244 S. San Pedro Street

JACCC celebrates the Nisei Week Japanese Festival Event with cultural exhibitions, entertainment, and activities throughout the two weekends. 

Free cultural exhibits such as bonsai, calligraphy, Ikebana, and more will be on display, featuring the works of Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-kai, Omote Senke School of Tea, Hirofumi-kai, and additional talented artists.





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Nisei Week Dates (2 Weekends)
Week 1: August 13-14, 2022 - 11 am - 4 pm
Week 2: August 20-21, 2022 - 11 am - 4 pm

Plenty of entertainment such as martial arts and activities will be available for the entire family at the Plaza Festival. On Aug. 20, come experience a Nisei Week food event, sponsored by Day-Lee Foods, which will include local chefs as well as a beer and sake garden. And plan to stay for Nisei Week Sunset on the Plaza night event for pop-up food vendors, entertainment, and more.

This Event is Part of Nisei Week
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Nisei Week Schedule

Nisei Week Ondo Dance Practice: June 6, 2022 (New location)
Nisei Week Grand Parade Event: August 14, 2022
Ondo dance and Closing Ceremonies: August 21, 2022

Important Nisei Week Links:

2022 Nisei Week Tips Web Page (See All Events)
2022 Little Tokyo Japantown Guide to What To See


Nisei Week Locations:

Japanese American National Museum (JANM)
100 N. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Centenary United Methodist Church
300 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013

DoubleTree by Hilton
120 S. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012


Nisei Week Festival Event Title
2022- 81st Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival in Little Tokyo (Week 1: Aug 13-14, Week 2: Aug 20-21)  JACCC Plaza, JANM, MOCA.


Saturday, 12 August, 2023

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