Japantown events

Speaking Up!

January 26, 2019

Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution
The movie, Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story, will be shown at 12:15 and again after the main program at 3:15. Hosted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose.

Health Literacy

January 29, 2019

This workshop prepares patients, and/or their families, to begin to help to understand the information available to improve their own health and wellness. Sponsored by Yu-Ai Kai Senior Services.

Radio Discussion & Community Art Project

February 17, 2019

Exploring the meaning of the Day of Remembrance, this event will feature a discussion moderated by Rose Aguilar, host of “Your Call,” a public affairs show on NPR affiliate KALW 97.1 FM. Hosted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose.

San Jose Day of Remembrance

February 17, 2019

The 39th Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance event commemorates the anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. Hundreds of people will gather together at this annual event not only to remember that great civil liberties tragedy, but also to reflect on the rising tensions that are building within our communities today.

American Sutra: Lectura & Book Signing

March 31, 2019

This groundbreaking history tells the little-known story of how, in one of our country’s darkest hours, Japanese Americans fought to defend their faith and preserve religious freedom. American Sutra by Duncan Ryuken Williams. Hosted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose.

Beerwalk - Japantown 2019

May 4, 2019

Back by popular demand - The Star Wars Themed Edition of the Beerwalk is coming to Japantown!

Nikkei Matsuri Festival

May 5, 2019

Join us for the 41st Annual Nikkei Matsuri (Japanese American Festival). Embrace the local community’s love and appreciation for Japanese-American food, art, & culture.