The Japantown Farmer's Market is held every Sunday, rain or shine, 8:00 am - 12 noon
The Japantown Business Association can be reached at (408) 298-4303.
Maneki Neko means 'Beckoning Cat' and is a lucky charm of Japan.
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Japantown is located near downtown San Jose in the Jackson and Taylor neighborhood.
If you are approaching by car from the south, please use Highway 280 North to Guadalupe Parkway north. Take the Taylor Street exit and continue east to Fifth Street. Turn right and continue to Jackson.
If you are approaching from the north, please take Highway 101 South to the Guadalupe Parkway exit. Turn left on Taylor Street. Continue east to Fifth Street. Turn left on Jackson.
If you are approaching from Hwy 880 please take the 1st Street exit South to Jackson Street and turn east on Jackson.
Japantown is also available by bus and Light Rail. The light rail station nearest is Japantown/Ayer Street Station.
Bicycle racks are available on all primary Japantown streets.
VTA Lightrail Station
Walk north to Jackson Street
Turn right onto Jackson
Community Bus Line 11
Mon-Fri 6:30am to 7pm
Loop Bus running hourly to:
San Jose Marketplace (Coleman)Japantown
Downtown San Jose
Hedding & 17th
Northside Community Center