JapanFest, now in its 36th year, typically draws 25,000 visitors. Organized by the Japan Chamber of Commerce and the Japan America Society of Georgia and supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta, the festival is designed to promote understanding between Japanese and Americans in the Southeast.
Purchase tickets in advance from the website and skip the lines! Tickets are
$13 (Before July 31st), $16 (August 1st to 15th), $20 (at the door.) Children aged 6 or younger are free. Teachers can bring their students to JapanFest for free by applying online at www.japanfest.org. Larger organizations can save money by purchasing advanced ticket packages online.
JapanFest would not be possible without the help of over 150 volunteers. To fill out an application, please visit https://www.japanfest.org/participate and click on “Volunteer”.
For more information, call 404-842- 0736 or visit www.japanfest.org.
Experience Japan Like never before!
What you see at JapanFest is what you can experience firsthand, literally. This year’s theme, "Experience Japan," is all about immersing yourself in our traditions, natural beauty, and pop culture.
Learn to be a Samurai like you see on the stage? Yes, work up a sweat. Learn how to make your own Bonsai? Yes, get your hands dirty. Be a part of the tea ceremony and taste the Matcha green tea? Yes, test your taste buds and your etiquette.
今年で36回を迎える米国南東部最大級の日本祭りJapanFestが、今年も9月16〜17日に開催される運びとなった。会場のGas South Convention Centerは拡張工事を終え、広さは去年の2倍となり、出入り口も増えたことから、人の流れや混雑も緩和される。コロナ渦で参加を控えていた多くの企業やパフォーマー、べンダーが参加を表明し、ここ数年で最もにぎやかな祭りとなる見通し。