California Festivals


One of many kite festivals in California, this Free Admission event invites families and friends to see and experience Japanese and international kites of all sizes and colors! Kite Workshop and games for Children, Japanese food & cultural booths, 50' x 100' Giant Show kites, Taiko drum performance, Martial arts demonstrations, Kite Candy Drops for kids, Kite Battles and Stunt Kite demonstrations and much more! As a part of the grand finale, Japanese Bon Odori (traditional festival dance) takes place at 4 p.m. Grab Uchiwa (Japanese fan), wear a Yukata (summer Kimono) or Happi (festival coat) and join the dance! Japan America Society of Southern California hosts this family friendly event.

The event is one of many events throughout the year to raise funds for special needs in the Japanese community. One year proceeds benefitted earthquake victims in Japan.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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