SEp.30 & OCT.1
we look forward to seeing everyone this weekend!
Largest Japanese family
festival in socal
JAPAN FAMILY DAY
Japan Family Day at Santa Anita Park was started as a way to introduce Japanese culture and interact with the people of Southern California.
Through the years, it has become one of the most popular Japanese family festivals in southern California. Featuring cultural events, demonstrations, and food, Japan Family Day has something for everyone. So, be ready to observe, participate, and most of all, have fun.
September 30th, Saturday & October 1st, Sunday 2023
Santa Anita Park
285 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
10:30 AM - 5 PM (SAT)
11:00 AM - 5 PM (SUN)
WHAT to find in the festival
OKONOMIYAKI (Japanese pan cake) / TAKOYAKI (Octopus ball) / TAMAGOYAKI / SUSHI / YAKITORI / YAKISOBA / KATSU SAND / ONIGIRI / CURRY / SHAVED ICE / ICE CREAM + MORE!!
Experience Japanese POP culture with anime, gal make over and cosplay contest on stage!
Don’t miss out Live Taiko performance at grand stand stage.
Special fun area for Kids and Families. Japan family day’s signature OMATSURI section has full of excitement such as YO-YO fishing game, character fishing game, Omen (character masks), bounce house.
EAT ＋ PLAY ＋ FUN
Close peak: What's inside the event. Take a look our footage from 2022 event!
get ready for Free giveaway!
meet SPECial AMBASSADORS
2023 TOKYO CITY CUP AMBASSADOR
Emily Miko and Chelsea Misa are half-Japanese content creators and sisters from Los Angeles. With a mom from Japan, they have grown up with Japanese culture being an important part of their lives. Their social media posts reflect these roots, as they regularly explore all things Japan - from its food to pop culture - all while building a community that shares this passion!