Japantown events

Horace Mann Int'l Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 20 – 10:30 am to 2 pm

The Fall Festival brings cultures together to celebrate diversity through activities, games, music, entertainment and fun! Contact the Horace Mann School Office at 408-535-6237 to participate; family and business sponsors wanted!

Chopsticks Alley Art Presents

Events on October 5th, 13th and 20th

Chopsticks Alley Presents - "Chopstickers Night Out (Oct 5th)," "The Other Within, Spoken Words Event (Oct 13th)," and "Our Immigration Stories and Communal Art Project (Oct 20th)."

Chopsticks Alley Art celebrates Southeast Asian cultural heritage through the creative shared expression of art.

Health, Sports & Culture Day at JAMsj

Sunday, Oct. 21 – 11:30am

Celebrating the anniversary of the opening ceremony of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics - Health, Sports, and Culture Day brings together local talent and activities.

Japantown Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Oct. 21 – 8 am to 12 noon

Short Stack for a Tall Cause to benefit local charities. Menu to include Pancakes, Fried Rice (Japanese rice, Portugese sausage, and veggies), and Scrambled Eggs, and Spam Musubi. Issei Memorial Building Garden.

Book Meet & Greet, Panel Discussion

Oct. 28, 2018 – 1 PM to 3 PM

The SJ Nikkei Resisters celebrate the publication of, "NCRR: The Grassroots Struggle for Japanese American Redress and Reparations" by Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress at Yu Ai Kai Senior Center. RSVP at: sj.nikkeiresisters@gmail.com

Halloween in Japantown

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 at 5pm

Halloween in Japantown is a treat! The streets of Japantown are closed to allow children and families to go trick-or-treating from the many businesses on Jackson Street. Featuring performances by San Jose Taiko, costumes, and Spook-tacular Fun!

OCF 6th Annual Fall Plant Sale

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 – 9 am to 3 pm

Our City Forest's 6th Annual Fall Plant Sale Bonanza. Sale on select CA native and drought tolerant plants, live local music, refreshments and arts & crafts.

JAMsj Winter Boutique

Sat, Nov. 10, 2018 – 10 AM to 3 PM

JAMsj's Annual Winter Boutique will be held at the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, featuring clothing, crafts, jewelry, stationery and gifts. Silent auction and food concessions. For questions, call 408-294-3138.

5th Annual Ukulele Jams Festival

Dec. 1, 2018 from 10 AM - 8 PM

The 5th Annual Ukulele Jams Festival featuring Kris & Keiko Fuchigami. Festival from 10am to 5pm, Concert from 6:30pm to 8pm. Workshops, vendors, live entertainment. Check website for tickets!