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OSHOGATSU FAMILY FESTIVAL - 2019 Year of the Boar. Sunday, January 6, 2019, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. FREE ALL DAY!


Ring in the Year of the Boar with New Year-themed activities, performances, and crafts!



  • Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko

  • Lucky zaru soba (cold buckwheat noodles)

  • Candy sculptures by Shan the Candyman

  • Musical performances

  • Souvenir photos by Nerdbot Photo Booth

  • Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Boar-inspired crafts, origami, and coloring activities

  • Fukubukuro (lucky grab bags) at the JANM Store

  • JANM Members Only reserved seating and express lines!

  • …and so much more!


    Please check back for complete schedule of activities.


    NOTE: Though we will be celebrating the Year of the Boar, we ask that you leave your boars and pigs at home. Only service animals are permitted inside the museum.






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