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Sakura Matsuri - Description
Sakura Matsuri - Description
Performances
Performances
Performances
Performances
Food + Drink
Food + Drink
Bring Japan Home
Bring Japan Home
Merchandise
Merchandise
Year in Bloom
Year in Bloom
Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering
Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering
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Countdown to Sakura Matsuri 2022
PRESENTING SPONSOR
2022 Vendor/Performer Applications
Vendor/Performer applications for the 2022 Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival are now open! Click here to find out how you can be a part of the Matsuri's 60th Anniversary in 2022.
2021 Sakura Matsuri Postponement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C. has decided to postpone the 2021 Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival.
Become a 2022 Volunteer
The Sakura Matsuri couldn’t take place without our dedicated volunteers! We need over 600 volunteers to help us staff this amazing festival. We have available a wide variety of committees, shifts, and tasks for you to choose from to volunteer – find one that interests you and jump on in!
Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering
Relive the Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering with the livestream recording of every exciting stage performance!
Matsuri Merchandise
Support Sakura Matsuri and the Japan-America Society of Washington DC - check out our merchandise designed by local and international artists.
Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering Performers
View our Virtual Matsuri Stage lineup and learn more about this year's performers.
2019 Performance Schedule 2022 information coming soon!
2019 Festival Program 2022 information coming soon!
2019 Festival Map 2022 information coming soon!
GET INVOLVED
Sponsors
Sponsors
The Japan-America Society expresses its appreciation to the following companies, who helped sponsor the 2019 Festival.
WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
Volunteer with Us!
Be part of the largest one-day Japanese festival in the country
 and become a Sakura Matsuri Volunteer!
Want To Participate?
Participate as performer/vendor
The Sakura Matsuri is a family-friendly festival. There are over 15 food vendors, over 30 exhibitors, over 20 vendors of traditional and modern products, and over 30 hours of live performances on six stages, which are all realated to Japan.
PERFORMANCES
PERFORMANCES
Performers from all over the country and Japan come to the Sakura Matsuri to bring over 30 hours of live musical and dance performances on four stages: ANA‘s Capitol Stage, the Sakura Stage, and our J-POP Stage.
FOOD & DRINKS
FOOD & DRINKS
Food! It’s one of the best things about Sakura Matsuri. Our visitors find it hard to resist the smell and taste of the many kinds of food that Sakura Matsuri offers.
Bring Japan Home
Arts & Culture And Artisans
Arts & Culture
The Sakura Matsuri’s Arts and Culture area gives attendees a chance to enjoy interactive cultural activities, learn about the cultural impact of Japan in the United States and purchase Japanese-inspired hand-made items.
TRADITIONAL LIFESTYLE
Ginza Marketplace
The vendors in our Ginza area offer a wide and stunning array of Japanese home goods, accessories and artwork, either directly from Japan or inspired by the gift of the cherry blossoms.
Japan Now
Modern Japanese culture has helped introduce a new generation to Japan! Our Japan Now area has the latest and greatest in modern Japanese fashion, anime-inspired hats and accessories and the Japan Wow! Pavilion to experience the latest in video games and hip, urban fun!