Nihonmachi Street Fair August 9th and 10th

July 31, 2008

The 35th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair is going to take place in San Francisco’s Japantown on August 9th and 10th. This free, two-day festival celebrates the heritage, culture, and spirit of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities of the San Francisco Bay Area. Asian food, arts and crafts, activities for kids, and music and performances by some of San Francisco’s best artists showcasing an amazing range of styles including hip hop, R& B, jazz. Latin fusion, Japanese drumming, Polynesian dancing, and Chinese lion dance, too.

This nonprofit event benefits community organizations serving the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Get out to Japantown for the best celebration of the summer, the Nihonmachi Street Fair!

WHAT: the 35th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair

WHEN: 11 - 6 pm | Saturday and Sunday, August 9th and 10th, 2008

San Francisco Japantown
Peace Plaza
1737 Post St. (between Laguna and Webster)
San Francisco

WHO: Entertainment both days includes S.F. Taiko Dojo, West Coast Lion
Dance, Marra Reggae Brazilian dancers; jazz by Carlos Reyes, soul by
Colette Ikemi, rhythm and blues by Pulse.


For more information log onto Nihonmachi's official website or call 415-771-9861.

We'll see you there!


Lisa Lee


Lisa Lee works in User Operations at Facebook, and has more than five years of nonprofit experience in marketing and communications for multicultural arts and cultural organizations.