Arts and Craft booth Arts & Crafts Area - The Arts and Crafts Area features Japanese/Asian-inspired cultural arts and crafts. Curated by NCCBF staff, this area is very unique to this festival and features independent artisans who make and/or design all of their own products. It is located in the Buchanan Mall, amongst the famous Ruth Asawa Origami Fountains between Sutter Street and Post…
Food & BeerArea Food Area & Sapporo Beer Garden - Food Area The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival food area is a crowd favorite. The block along Webster Street, between Post and Sutter, is solely run by non-profit organizations. You can find the best of Japanese outdoor festival foods prepared by heart of the Japanese community. All proceeds benefit each organization. This year’s participating non-profit…
Sakura 360 Area – New Culture Meets Old Culture - Sakura 360 is a participating area in one California’s most prominent celebrations of asian traditions – the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival. This area honors the modern “360 degree” fusion of pop-culture exchange between Japan and America, involving anime, gaming, fashion, music and dance. Visitors are invited to enjoy and participate in contests, activities, live…
Sanrio Kids’ Corner - April 14th and 15th, 2018 Super fun games and activities featuring Hello Kitty® and friends will be available at the Sanrio Kids’ Corner along Post Street next to the Kinokuniya Building. Ticket books for all activities will be available at the entrance of the Kids Corner for $10*. Come and join the fun! *Ticket sales…
The JCCCNC Performances & Exhibits - Known for providing traditional Japanese performances and cultural art exhibits, the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC) is one of the Festival’s major indoor venues, located at 1840 Sutter Street. Over the first three days of the Festival, visitors will be surrounded by authentic performances of both classical and folk dances in…
NCCBF Webster Street Stage Webster Street Stage - The Webster Street Stage began in 1993 to promote Bay Area contemporary musicians and performing artists. It has provided Asian Americans and entertainers of various backgrounds a venue to showcase their talent. From hip-hop to reggae, jazz to Top 40 R&B, and acapella, the Webster Street Stage lineup has always been exciting to watch. Come…