FREE ALL DAY!
Welcome the Year of the Tiger with crafts, cultural activities, and performances—both virtual and in person!
- Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Tiger-inspired crafts, origami, and scavenger hunt
- Live outdoor musical performances!
- Online activities for the whole family
- JANM Members Only reserved seating
...and so much more!
RSVPs are strongly recommended. Check back for the full activity schedule.
Those who RSVP and scan their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a one-year JANM family/dual level membership.
Year of the Tiger Origami
Learn how to make a cute tiger face at Ruthie’s Origami Corner!
30th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt
Explore our core historical exhibition with a scavenger hunt and win a special prize!
While supplies last. Limit one (1) raffle ticker per child.
Tiger Visor Craft
ROAR! Get creative with a fierce feline to celebrate the Year of the Tiger. Limited supplies available for pick up at JANM or use simple materials to follow along from home with our YouTube channel.
Color in our Year of the Tiger design! Share your designs with us on social media using the hashtag #JANMOshogatsu.
Tiger Origami Fortune Tellers
Learn how to make an origami fortune teller! Decorate it like a tiger face for New Year’s—or however you’d like!
Purchase a limited-edition, kid-friendly, Oshogatsu-themed gift in the store!
While supplies last. Pickup available on site.
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Making fresh mochi is a beloved Japanese New Year tradition. Join Kodama Taiko for their unique mochitsuki (rice pounding) demonstration, which incorporates taiko drumming, and enjoy delicious mochi samples while supplies last.
- 12:30 p.m.–1 p.m.
- 2 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
PERFORMANCE BY EAST LA TAIKO
A fiery eclectic blend of world rhythm that travels the globe with Latin-Rock-Punk taiko beats and takes you right into the heart of Los Angeles.
If you are unable to make it to the festivities at JANM, you can still join in from home with these virtual activities!
All activities will be available January 2, 2022.
MEMBERS ONLY CONVERSATION: NEW YEAR’S FOOD!
11 a.m.–12 p.m. (PST)
Current JANM Members are invited to join in on a conversation around New Year’s food!
Tiger Visor Craft
ROAR! Get creative with a fierce feline to celebrate the Year of the Tiger.
Limited supplies available for pick up at JANM or use simple materials to follow along from home with our YouTube channel.
30th Anniversary Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Explore your neighborhood and our website with a scavenger hunt!
Email us a picture of your completed scavenger hunt to enter into a raffle for free passes to visit the museum or other tiger-themed prizes!
Year of the Tiger Coloring Page
Download and color in our Year of the Tiger design!
Share your designs with us on social media using the hashtag #JANMOshogatsu.
Traditionally at New Year’s, stores in Japan clean their inventory of slightly imperfect merchandise and otherwise intact items missing packaging or with dented boxes in fukubukuro, or lucky grab bags. Starting on ____ a limited number of lucky boxes will be available at janmstore.com for only $25.
While supplies last.