White River Bon Odori

White River Buddhist Temple 3625 Auburn Way North, Auburn

Saturday, July 27, 2024. Join us for White River Buddhist Temple's 2024 Bon Odori Festival on Saturday, July 27th from 4 - 9 pm. Obon (お盆) is the Japanese Buddhist holiday to honor the spirits of one's ancestors. It is of significant religious importance and is the biggest event of the year for the Temple. […]

Tacoma Bon Odori

Tacoma Buddhist Temple 1717 Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma

Saturday, August 3, 2024. Traditional dance, Japanese food, taiko drumming, beer garden, candlelight memorial.

From Hiroshima to Hope

Green Lake 7312 West Green Lake Dr North, Seattle

Tuesday, 6 August 2024. Honoring Victims, Promoting Peace The mission of From Hiroshima to Hope is to commemorate the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war and violence. We educate for peace, non-violent conflict resolution and nuclear disarmament through a public outdoor event on August 6th featuring music, […]

Seattle Mariners Japanese Heritage Night

TMobile Park 1250 1st Ave South, Seattle

Friday, August 9, 2024. Join us at T-Mobile Park for Japanese Heritage Night on August 9 as we celebrate the Japanese community here in Seattle and across the Pacific Northwest. With this special offer, you can pick up a Mariners-themed Japanese Heritage T-shirt – plus, $5 of every ticket sold will benefit the Japanese Cultural […]

Mukai Farm Japan Festival

Mukai Farm & Garden 18017 107th Ave SW, Vashon

Saturday, September 7, 2024. Mukai’s Japan Festival this year features taiko drums, mochi pounding, bon dance, a Children’s Village, arts workshops and even a kimono workshop. We are particularly thrilled that for our Festival Finale, we will be joined by indie pop star singer, songwriter and composer Tomo Nakayama. Plus yummy food! Our theme this […]

Japan Week Bellevue College

Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Circle 
SE, Bellevue, WA, United States

Saturday, October 5, 2024. Welcome to Japan Week 2024! This will be our 8th annual JAPAN WEEK @ Bellevue College, presented by the BC Japanese Culture Exchange Club. Our Matsuri (festival) day open to the general public and to Bellevue College students who missed the weekday events. Japan Week aims to introduce multiple facets of […]