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The Japantown Farmer's Market is held every Sunday, rain or shine, 8:00 am - 12 noon

The Japantown Business Association can be reached at (408) 298-4303.

Maneki Neko means 'Beckoning Cat' and is a lucky charm of Japan.


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San Jose Buddhist Church Obon Festival

Weekend of July 8th and 9th, 2017

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.

Japantown’s largest festival with two days of game booths, food booths, the Chidori Band, three taiko performances each day including San Jose Taiko and over 1,200 dancers in colorful traditional festive wear each evening.


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JAMs Book Club Selection: Twice Orphaned

SATURDAY - July 8, 2017
San Jose Buddhist Church Obon Festival

SATURDAY - August 5, 2017
ABA Rummage Sale


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