2023 Oshogatsu Family Festival—Year of the Rabbit

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Community Event

Jan 20238
11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Join JANM as we welcome the Year of the Rabbit with cultural performances, crafts, and activities for families and kids of all ages! FREE ALL DAY!

  • Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko
  • Candy sculpture demonstrations by Shan Ichiyanagi (Shan the Candyman)
  • Koto and calligraphy performances
  • Author-led interactive storytimes
  • Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Rabbit-inspired crafts and origami 
  • Souvenir photos by cre8tive outlets
  • Scavenger hunt for prizes
  • Free admission all day

…and so much more!

For more details and complete schedule, visit janm.org/oshogatsufest2023.

This event is free, but RSVPs are requested. Those who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a special JANM gift bag!  RSVP NOW

Can’t join us in person? We’ll be posting select performances and activities on our YouTube channel and Instagram throughout the day!


JANM . Last modified Jan 03, 2023 12:48 p.m.

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