Save the date for our 2024 Oshogatsu Family Festival!
FREE ALL DAY
Join us at the Japanese American National Museum as we welcome the Year of the Dragon 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 Shinobu “Shan the Candyman” Ichiyanagi
- Interactive storytimes
- Souvenir photos by cre8tive outlets
- Fun crafts and origami inspired by Oshogatsu and Year of the Dragon
- Scavenger hunt for prizes
- Free admission all day to see The Bias Inside Us, Glenn Kaino: Aki’s Market, The Interactive StoryFile of Lawson Iichiro Sakai, and Common Ground: The Heart of Community.
…and so much more
Please check back for complete schedule of performances and activities!
To ensure a smooth and swift entry to the event, we encourage all attendees to register for their FREE tickets.
Once you register, you will receive a barcode that you can print or display on your mobile device. This will confirm your spot and provide quick access at the door. For more information on visiting JANM, go to janm.org/visit.
TIP: Download the Bloomberg Connects app prior to visiting JANM! You will be able to view the schedule and location of each activity on JANM’s guide. LEARN MORE