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Discover a Piece of Japan
in the Heart of San Francisco

San Francisco’s Japantown is more than just a neighborhood; it’s a portal to the rich tapestry of Japanese culture. Step into a world of vibrant colors, tantalizing aromas, and captivating sights as you explore this historic cultural district.

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a curious explorer, San Francisco’s Japantown promises an unforgettable journey. Lose yourself in the charm of this cultural gem and create memories that will last a lifetime.

You Have Good Luck!

EAT JAPANESE

FIND YOUR
KAWAII

JAPANTOWN
GIFT GUIDE

KIMONOS
& MORE

JAPANTOWN
DATE NIGHTS

EXPLORE

What’s Happening in Japantown

ONLY IN JAPANTOWN SHOPPING

From Hello Kitty to fresh Mochi, find unique items direct from Japan.

EXPERIENCE CULTURAL CUISINE

Enjoy some of Japantown’s unique restaurants and eateries.

FESTIVALS AND MORE

Join one of the many festivals to learn about and celebrate Japanese culture!

Date

Title

July

14jul(jul 14)1:00 pm21(jul 21)11:59 pm Japan Week - July 14 - 21Join us for a celebration of Japanese art and culture in the heart of the historic SF Japantown. Enjoy free workshops and performances with master artists from Japan, Chicago, and Brazil. Workshops and demonstrations will be held in Studio Gen, in the Japan Center East Mall.1:00 pm - 11:59 pm (21)(GMT-07:00)

21jul1:00 pm5:00 pmJapan Day - July 21July 21 - 1pm-5pm1:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

August

03augAll Day0450th Annual Nihonmachi Street FairAugust 3 & 4(All Day)(GMT+00:00)

September

13sepAll Day15GodzillaFestSeptember 13-15(All Day)(GMT+00:00)

28sepAll DaySake DaySaturday, September 28(All Day: Saturday)(GMT+00:00)

FEATURED RESTAURANTS

So Much Good Food for Take-out and Delivery!

EXPLORE

What’s Happening in Japantown

ONLY IN JAPANTOWN SHOPPING

From Hello Kitty to fresh Mochi, find unique items direct from Japan.

EXPERIENCE CULTURAL CUISINE

Enjoy some of Japantown’s unique restaurants and eateries.

FESTIVALS AND MORE

Join one of the many festivals to learn about and celebrate Japanese culture!

ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY

San Francisco’s Japantown, the largest of 3 in the US, has been the center of the Bay Area’s Japanese and Japanese American community since 1906. It continues to an exciting place to explore and find authentic Japanese culture, restaurants, shops and experiences.

NEWS AND ARTICLES

So Many New Discoveries to be Made!

ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY

San Francisco’s Japantown, the largest of 3 in the US, has been the center of the Bay Area’s Japanese and Japanese American community since 1906. It continues to an exciting place to explore and find authentic Japanese culture, restaurants, shops and experiences.

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