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2017 Nisei Week Japanese Festival from August 19-27 in Little Tokyo
August 19 - August 27Free
Image via Nisei Week Foundation on Facebook
The Nisei Week Japanese Festival is happening from August 19 through 27 with another round of cultural celebrations.
In case you’re unfamiliar with this Little Tokyo tradition, Nisei Week celebrates Japanese-American culture through various celebrations. This includes:
- The JACCC Plaza Festival
- Cultural Exhibits & Demos
- A Gyoza Eating Championship
- The Natsumatsuri Family Festival
- And the 2017 Nisei Week Queen Coronation
A majority of the festival events are free and open to the public. And don’t forget, the popular and family-friendly Grand Parade starts at 4 p.m. on August 20 in Little Tokyo.
For a full list of festival events, click here.