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2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival—Year of the Rabbit

About the Event

FREE

Save the date for our 2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival! Join us as we welcome the Year of the Rabbit with cultural performances, crafts, and activities for families and kids of all ages!

  • Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko
  • Candy sculpture demonstrations by Shan Ichiyanagi (Shan the Candyman)
  • Author led interactive storytimes
  • Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Rabbit-inspired crafts and origami 
  • Souvenir photos by cre8tive outlets
  • Scavenger hunt for prizes
  • Free admission all day

…and so much more!

RSVP to Win

This event is free, but RSVPs are requested. Those who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a special JANM gift bag!  RSVP NOW

 

Special Perks for JANM Members

Be sure to check in when you arrive to get a member sticker so you can take advantage of all the special member benefits!

Not a current member?  Join/renew Now 

 

Can’t join us in person? We’ll be posting select performances and activities on our YouTube channel and Instagram throughout the day!

Check back for the full schedule of events!

FREE

Sunday, Jan 08, 2023

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST

Japanese American National Museum

100 North Central Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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About the Event

FREE

Save the date for our 2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival! Join us as we welcome the Year of the Rabbit with cultural performances, crafts, and activities for families and kids of all ages!

  • Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko
  • Candy sculpture demonstrations by Shan Ichiyanagi (Shan the Candyman)
  • Author led interactive storytimes
  • Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Rabbit-inspired crafts and origami 
  • Souvenir photos by cre8tive outlets
  • Scavenger hunt for prizes
  • Free admission all day

…and so much more!

RSVP to Win

This event is free, but RSVPs are requested. Those who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a special JANM gift bag!  RSVP NOW

 

Special Perks for JANM Members

Be sure to check in when you arrive to get a member sticker so you can take advantage of all the special member benefits!

Not a current member?  Join/renew Now 

 

Can’t join us in person? We’ll be posting select performances and activities on our YouTube channel and Instagram throughout the day!

Check back for the full schedule of events!

Sponsored by:

Dwight Stuart Youth Fund logo

Nissan Foundation

  Los Angeles County Arts & Culture

 Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

Media Sponsor: rafu shimpo logo

For press inquiries, email mediarelations@janm.org or call 213.625.0414.

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