Arizona Matsuri

The 31st Annual Festival of Japan
February 21-22, 2015

Heritage and Science Park

Downtown Phoenix


Youkoso! Welcome!

Saturday & Sunday 10 AM ~ 5 PM

Featuring exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, children's activities, bonsai displays, Japanese food, and 3 stages of live entertainment.

The theme for the 2015 Arizona Matsuri will be Tanuki (Raccoon-Dog)

Click here to download this years poster

To see previous Arizona Matsuri posters Click here

Here are some of the exciting features of this year's festival!

Join us for our Awa Odori & Mikoshi Parade!

The Matsuri Parade will start at 10 AM on Saturday, February 22nd.
Anyone in Japanese attire is invited to participate in our parade!

Please begin gathering next to the Plaza Stage at 9:30 AM.

Asahi Beer Garden open both Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM ~ 5 PM. All proceeds benefit the Arizona Matsuri. We will be serving Asahi Beer and 3 different premium Japanese sake! Thanks to our sponsors!

Asahi Beer Logo

Shan Ichiyanagai, the candy man, performing Amezaiku (Japanese Candy Sculpting) 11:30-4:30 on Saturday and Sunday. Both Days !

Ramune Drinking Contest on Saturday at 4:50 PM and 4:45 PM on Sunday at the Plaza Stage. Two contests, one children's and one adult's, 5 contestants each.
Sign up at Water Yo-yo Booth.


Three stages (traditional arts, taiko and martial arts). Find the performance schedules under the Entertainment tab above.

New merchandise and food vendors!

Fun children's activities, calligraphy and more!

The Program is done and ready !
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FREE Admission

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