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Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering
Join us for the Virtual Community Gathering on April 3, 2021 from 12:00-3:00pm. Enjoy stage performances and the opportunity to interact live with many of your favorite Sakura Matsuri exhibitors, vendors and participants!
Sakura Matsuri - Virtual Community Gathering Performers
View our Virtual Matsuri Stage lineup and learn more about this year's performers.
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.
The Japan-America Society expresses its appreciation to the following companies, who helped sponsor the 2019 Festival.
Volunteer with Us!
Be part of the largest one-day Japanese festival in the country and become a Sakura Matsuri Volunteer!
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.
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
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.
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.
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!