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SF’s “Aloha By the Bay” Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)

Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Japantown Peace Plaza | 1610 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA


SF’s 47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair in Japantown (2021)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends.

The biggest change from previous years is that in order to support the local Japantown restaurant scene, there will be no food fest for 2021, and you’ll be encouraged to try out all of the neighborhood restaurants.

Pop-up Events (July 17, 31)

Saturday, July 17 – Nihonmachi Street Fair presents “Our Community Our Pride”
AAPI Cultural performances at the Peace Plaza
Noon – 5:00pm

Noon: San Francisco Taiko Dojo
1:00pm: West Coast Lion Dance
1:30pm: Parangal Dance Company
2:00pm: Announcements
2:30pm: Kyle Abbott – Japanese Shamisen Group
2:50pm: TBD
3:15pm: Uzumaru & Ito Yosakoi
4:00pm: The I-Hotel’s house jazz ensemble, “The Autonomous Region”

Saturday, July 31 – Nihonmachi Street Fair presents “Aloha by the Bay”
Hawaiian musical and hula performances at the Peace Plaza
Noon – 6:00pm

12:00pm: Pomaika’i
12:50pm: Halau Kaiaulu & Hau’oli Hula Hui
1:30pm: Steven Espaniola
2:20pm: Te Mau Tamari’i A Tiara / Na Kamali’i A Kiele
3:00pm: Faith Ako with Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie & Halau Kahulaliwai 
3:50pm: Patrick Landeza
4:40pm: Nathan Aweau with Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie & Halau Kahulaliwai

Street Fair – August 7-8, 2021

11am to 6pm / Japantown Peace Plaza, San Francisco. Post Street from Webster to Laguna – See full details

Saturday, August 7 – 47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
12:00pm: Love Struck Band
1:00pm: Maddie B
1:30pm: Third Sol
3:00pm: Groove Foundation 
4:00pm: Big City Revue

Sunday, August 8 – 47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair in partnership with NBC11 Bay Area “Closing Ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics”
12:00pm: Community Group Dancing led by the SF Buddhist Church
1:00pm: Hideo Date
2:00pm: Kayoko Tachibana with Michael Sasaki, Richard Segovia & Masako Gerhardt
3:00pm: Community Group Dancing led by the SF Buddhist Church
4:00pm: Honey Knuckles
5:00pm: The Sound Project

11a-5p – “Sounds of Thumder” Sunday Car Show

 

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Kids & Families, Live Music, San Francisco
Address: 1610 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

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