Calgary's popular Japanese Festival returns this August

May 29 2019, 5:22 pm

The Calgary Japanese Festival is bringing an omatsuri – or traditional festival – to the city on Saturday, August 12, to celebrate Japan, its people, and Japanese Canadians.

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The annual festival will feature authentic Japanese customs, traditional music, dance, and song shows and martial arts demos.

This year’s Japanese Festival will once again be held at the Max Bell Centre instead of its original place at the Bowness Community Centre.

The family-friendly event and will include games and bouncy houses, galleries of local Japanese arts, and crafts food kiosks serving traditional Japanese cuisine.

Mark your calendars and be sure to head to this event.

Calgary Japanese Festival 2019

Where: Max Bell Centre – 1001 Barlow Trail SE
When: August 10 from 10 am to 5 pm
Price: $3–$7