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Japan Day 2018

24 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018


Saturday 24 February 2018, 4.00pm - Saturday 24 February 2018, 9.00pm

Sunday 25 February 2018, 10.00am - Sunday 25 February 2018, 6.00pm

  • Japan Day Eve: Sat 24 Feb, 4pm-9pm
  • Japan Day: Sun 25 Feb, 10am-6pm

Queens Wharf, 99 Quay St, Auckland CBD

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Japan Day is NZ's biggest annual Japanese festival!

Come along on Sunday 25 February for food stalls, entertainment, kids' activities, arts and crafts, cosplay, tea ceremonies and special guests from Japan. 

Highlights of recent Japan Days have included:

  • outdoor anime movie
  • summer-festival-style stalls
  • participation in Japanese traditional dance
  • cosplay events
  • Japanese food stalls
  • exciting outdoor/indoor stages
  • special guests from Japan
  • traditional Japanese arts (painting, flower arrangement etc)
  • cultural experiences (Japanese calligraphy, tea ceremony etc)
  • kids play area
  • kawaii anime products.

If you want to participate in the festival as a volunteer, stall keeper, performer or sponsor, please contact us via the emails below: