Find Yourself in San Francisco’s Historic Japantown

In the Heart of San Francisco

San Franciscoʼs Japantown is one of three remaining Japantownʼs in the US. First settled in the early 1860ʼs, generations of Japanese immigrants and their descendants have kept alive the arts and culture of Japan. If you look hard enough, youʼll find world renowned artists, performers, cultural cuisine and items for sale just like you would in Japan. Regardless if youʼre coming to visit or to reconnect with your roots, there is something for everyone in San Franciscoʼs Japantown!

You Have Good Luck!

Find Yourself in San Francisco’s Historic Japantown

In the Heart of San Francisco

San Franciscoʼs Japantown is one of three remaining Japantownʼs in the US. First settled in the early 1860ʼs,generations of Japanese immigrants and their descendants have kept alive the arts and culture of Japan. If you look hard enough, youʼll find world renowned artists, performers, cultural cuisine and items for sale just like you would in Japan. Regardless if youʼre coming to visit or to reconnect with your roots, there is something for everyone in San Franciscoʼs Japantown!

You Have Good Luck!

EAT JAPANESE

FIND YOUR
KAWAII

JAPANTOWN
GIFT GUIDE

KIMONOS
& MORE

JAPANTOWN
DATE NIGHTS

EAT JAPANESE

FIND YOUR
KAWAII

JAPANTOWN
GIFT GUIDE

JAPANTOWN
DATE NIGHTS

KIMONOS
& MORE

EXPLORE

What’s Happening in Japantown

ONLY IN JAPANTOWN SHOPPING

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

SHOP UNIQUE ITEMS

EXPERIENCE CULTURAL CUISINE

Enjoy some of Japantown’s unique restaurants and eateries.

JAPANTOWN DINING

FESTIVALS AND MORE

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

ATTEND AN EVENT

EXPLORE

What’s Happening in Japantown

ONLY IN JAPANTOWN SHOPPING

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

SHOP UNIQUE ITEMS

EXPERIENCE CULTURAL CUISINE

Enjoy some of Japantown’s unique restaurants and eateries.

JAPANTOWN DINING

FESTIVALS AND MORE

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

ATTEND AN EVENT

FEATURED EVENTS

See what Japanese Celebrations are all about!

Events

Workshops

Festivals

Event Location

Event Tag

01dec(dec 1)10:30 am15(dec 15)9:00 pmFeaturedAnother Hole in the Head Film FestivalFifteen days of mind bending cinema from the San Francisco Bay Area and around the globe!10:30 am (1) - 9:00 pm (15) PST New People Cinema Event Tagsfilm festival

14dec10:00 am4:00 pmFeaturedKimochi Silver Bells Arts & Crafts and Food Faire10:00 am - 4:00 pm St Mary's Event Center

14dec12:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSanta Claus Comes to Japantown12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Japan Center East Mall

14dec12:30 pm3:00 pmFeaturedLearn about Winter Japanese DishesWinter Kaiseki Cooking Workshop12:30 pm - 3:00 pm The Center

15dec1:00 pm5:00 pmFeaturedSanta Claus Comes to Japantown1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Japan Center East Mall

21dec1:00 pm5:00 pmFeaturedSanta Claus Comes to Japantown1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Japan Center East Mall

FEATURED RESTAURANTS

So Much Good Food to Eat!

Categories
Featured
Hinodeya Ramen
1737 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
Marufuku
1581 Webster St. Ste 235, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
An Japanese Restaurant
22 Peace Plaza, #510, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
Benihana
1737 Post Street, #350, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
Hikari Sushi & Bar
1734 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
Nari
1625 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
OMA San Francisco Station
1737 Post Street, #337, San Francisco, CA 94115
Featured
Oza Oza
1700 Post Street #K, San Francisco, CA 94115
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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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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