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Nihonmachi Street Fair

A San Francisco weekend full of lion dancing, taiko drumming, Polynesian dancing and more | August 13 & 14
By - posted 8/13/2011 No Comment

The 2011 Nihonmachi Street Fair is a celebration of the Asian / Pacific communities in the Bay Area.

On Saturday and Sunday, August 13th and 14th (11am – 6pm) in San Francisco’s Japantown, the fair will take to the streets again for a full weekend of live music, dance performances, food festival and art representative of the Asian/Pacific cultures and communities.

38th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
August 13-14, 2011 (11a-6p)
Japantown Peace Plaza, SF

Entertainment Limeup
Lion dancing, taiko drumming, live music, cultural performances, Hawaiian prayers, Polynesian reviews and more.

Ho`olaule`a Stage
Upper Post Street will welcome the island spirit through music and dance on the Ho`olaule`a Stage. Performers from the Bay Area, Southern California and as far as Hawaii will grace the stage. This year the Ho`olaule`a Stage is dedicated to the memory of our very own Hsing Tzu Yukiko Leahine Wu Dang – “Amah” to all of us in Jtown.

Webster Street Stage
The Nihonmachi Street Fair’s entertainment has been a platform for veteran as well as up and coming musical performers. From jazz to hip hop, reggae to rock catch one of the best free shows in town for the summer.