Japantown events

Jtown Artwalk

August 17th, 2018 from 6 - 9pm

Japantown hosts gallery openings, art, and music performances in their summer series ā€“ JTown Artwalk. Held on the third Friday evening of June, July and August.

Japanese Heritage Night @ San Jose Giants

Sunday, August 19 - 5 pm

The San Jose Giants will celebrate Japanese Heritage Night at Municipal Stadium with themed booths, decor and more! First 1000 fans will receive a Hello Kitty cap!

Japantown Sunday Farmer's Market

August 19, 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.

Japantown Sunday Farmer's Market

August 26, 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.

Japantown Sunday Farmer's Market

September 2, 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.

San Jose Taiko 45th Anniversary Concert

September 21, 8pm - September 22, 3 and 8pm

Join us on Friday and Saturday, September 21-22 for the culmination of our 45th Anniversary celebration featuring collaborations with special guest artists Aswat Ensemble and Wesley Jazz Ensemble.

Oktoberfest - Gordon Biersch

Saturday, September 29 - 2pm-9pm

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

Aki Matsuri - Fall Festival

Saturday, October 6th - aa am - 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

October 7, 2018 - Sunday morning

For over 20 years, the Rock ā€˜nā€™ 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, October 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, October 21 - 8 am - 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

October 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!