Japantown events

Nikkei Matsuri Festival

Sunday, April 26, 9:30am-4pm

Join us for the 43rd Annual Nikkei Matsuri (Japanese American Festival). Embrace the local community's love and appreciation for Japanese-American food, art, and culture.

Sake - Japantown 2020

Saturday, May 2 - 2pm to 5pm

The Sakewalk was created beyond the idea of sampling great sake, but to explore and enjoy our unique neighborhood and businesses.

San Jose Obon Festival

Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12

Japantown celebrates the San Jose Obon festival, a time when generations of families and friends come together and enjoy a rich cultural experience in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States.

BeerWalk - Halloween in Japantown

Saturday, October 24 - 2pm to 5pm

Explore the unique boutique shops, art studios, and great restaurants within the community, all while sipping on great beers and enjoying the social enthusiasm of shopkeepers and beer lovers alike!