Japantown events

Japantown Sunday Farmer's Market

September 23, 2018 from 8:30 am to 12 noon

Japantown hosts a year-round Certified Farmer's Market on Sundays. 8:30 am to 12 noon on Jackson Street between N. 6th and 7th Streets. Check out our wonderful vendors of organic fruits, vegetables, and baked goods.

Oktoberfest - Gordon Biersch

Saturday, Sep. 29 – 2 to 9 pm

Come celebrate 30 Years of the Gordon Biersch Brewing Company at OKTOBERFEST 2018!

Aki Matsuri - Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 6th – 11 am to 4 pm

Enjoy this neighborly and family-friendly gathering that offers something for everyone. Foods, gifts, entertainment, an interactive Kids Zone, and a performance by San Jose Taiko.

Rock 'N Roll Half-Marathon

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

For over 20 years, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series has made running fun by infusing each course with live bands, cheer teams and more. The Rock 'n Roll Half-Marathon is run through the historic streets of Japantown.

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.

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!