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Japan Day Parade & Street Fair

Japan Day Parade & Street Fair

May 13 @ 12:30 pmMay 14 @ 5:00 pm

Central Park West


Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Celebrate Japanese culture at a parade along Central Park West between 81st Street and 67th Street, led by Grand Marshal Kristi Yamaguchi. Watch martial arts groups, dance teams, taiko drummers and more.

At the end of the parade route, find a street fair showcasing Japanese cuisine and wares. Try Japanese street foods such as Ramen, Soba, Okonomiyaki, and more smaple free Japanese tea. Activities include a Hello Kitty Photo Booth and origami.

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