Japanese American National Museum
Events Calendar

Series: Family Festivals

All programs are free for JANM members and free with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs; you may use the links below. You may also RSVP by emailing or calling 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours in advance. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the number of people in your party. (RSVPs are not accepted for Family Festivals). For all ticketed events (classes, workshops, food tours, etc.), pre-payment is required to hold your space. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.


Sunday, January 8, 2017
11:00 AM—5:00 PM

2017 Oshogatsu Family Festival - Year of the Rooster



Ring in the Year of the Rooster with food, crafts, cultural activities, and performances!

  • Lucky zaru soba (cold buckwheat noodles)

  • Rooster candy sculptures by Shan the Candyman

  • Mochi demonstration by Fugetsu-Do’s Brian Kito

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

  • Japanese drumming performance by TAIKOPROJECT

  • …and so much more!

    Check for for complete schedule.

    Major Sponsor: NHK. Supported by Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

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