Sakura Days Japan Fair celebrates all things Japan, from Japanese food, performances, to arts and culture. Most activities will take place out of doors, with selected vendors, tea ceremony, and experiences to take place indoors. Look forward to taiko drumming, theatre performances, woodworking demonstrations, and a renewed Japanese Garden display, just to name a few!


UPDATED: March 10, 2022

  • NOW ACCEPTING Volunteer Applications until March 18, 2022.
  • Cultural, Selling & Non Selling, and Food Vendor applications are now closed.
  • See participating vendors, performers and cultural participants below!


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Immerse yourself in Japanese culture, food and art – participate in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, try some Japanese festival food, wear a yukata, sample premium sake, learn new Japanese games and crafts, watch cultural performances and take part in an Ondo parade.  Don’t miss the hands-on workshops and try your hand at calligraphy, origami and other Japanese arts and crafts. Discover a wide variety of vendors and exhibitors featuring local Japanese food, craft, and businesses.

  • Children’s Stamp Rally: Visitors to the festival will have the chance to join the stamp rally. Five activity stations will be placed around the festival grounds, each with a game or activity to complete. Receive a stamp on your stamp rally card after completing an activity, repeat for all five stations, then show your full stamp card at the information booth to win a prize. There is a special prize for the first ten visitors to complete the stamp rally each day, then a secondary prize for the next 250!

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The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is delighted to present Sakura Days Japan Fair in partnership with the Japan Fair Association of Vancouver  (JFAV), the all-volunteer organizing committee of this two-day event. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Programs subject to change.

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