2022 Natsumatsuri Family Festival

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Saturday August 13

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11:00 AM  –  5:00 PM

Join us for the in-person return of the Natsumatsuri Family Festival, our annual summer celebration featuring free cultural performances, crafts, and activities for families and kids of all ages!


Plus, free admission all day to see all of our exhibitions, Be Here / 1942: A New Lens on the Japanese American Incarceration, Sutra & Bible: Faith and the Japanese American World War II Incarceration, The Interactive StoryFile of Lawson Iichiro Sakai, and Common Ground: The Heart of Community.


Special perks are available for JANM members! Be sure to check in when you arrive to get a member sticker to take advantage of all the special member benefits!


This event is free, but RSVPs are requested. Guests who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Natsumatsuri Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a one-year JANM family/dual level membership. Members who RSVP will be entered for a chance to win a special gift bag from the JANM Store!


Visit janm.org/natsumatsuri2022 for the full schedule of events!

Can’t join us in person? We’ll be posting select performances  and activities on our YouTube channel and Instagram throughout the day!