Japanese culture, crafts, music, and food!

Live taiko performances from:

San francisco taiko dojo & watsonville taiko!

We showcase traditional Japanese Culture in Santa Cruz, CA

Our Mission:

The purpose of the Japanese Cultural Fair is to provide an opportunity for the community to increase its awareness and understanding of the Japanese community in Santa Cruz County as well as Japanese culture, both traditional and contemporary. We believe that through the arts, craft, and culture of Japan, we can improve mutual understanding among neighbors on the Pacific Rim as well as enrich our community life here in Santa Cruz.

 
 
 
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About

Learn about our 30+ years of history, meet our team, and find out how to get involved!

 
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