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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Weekly What To Do: Nisei Week Back In Little Tokyo

Saturday, August 13 through Sunday, August 21, 2022 
*Yes, we know it's longer than a week, it's just
Little Tokyo, Multiple locations

Our favorite event below is always the Little Tokyo Grand Parade. Remember to bring sunscreen, shades, cold drinks and maybe even some portable chairs. Then enjoy your own slice of hometown parade with a Japanese twist.

Saturday, August 13, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Aratani Theatre

Experience the crowning of the 2022 Nisei Week Queen. The Nisei Week court candidates will show off the results of their training and vie to be crowned the 2022 Nisei Week Queen.

Cultural Exhibits
Saturday, August 13, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | JACCC

Enjoy rich Japanese culture by viewing collected Japanese objects such as bonsai, calligraphy, Ikebana, and more will be on display inside the JACCC.

Grand Parade
Sunday, August 14, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Little Tokyo

Stop by and visit one of the largest Japanese American parades in the country. The streets of Little Tokyo will be filled with Japanese dancers, displays of vibrant colors, festive music, talented musicians, floats, and more.

Awards Dinner
Sunday, August 14, 6:00- 8:30 p.m. | Double Tree by Hilton

The community of Little Tokyo will be recognizing community individuals who go above and beyond – including Frances K. Hashimoto community service honorees, inspiration award honorees, and grand parade marshals.

We'll give you a reminder next week as the festival starts Aug 20th

Sat, August 13, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Terasaki Budokan 
249 South Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012