August 11 & 12
Enjoy delicious Japanese dishes, prepared right before your eyes! There will be everything from fresh poke bowls, succulent teriyaki chicken, teriyaki beef sandwiches, sushi, and more.
See performances by Japanese folk musicians, dancers, and singers. You can hear heart-pounding taiko drum concerts and other cultural entertainment. There are ongoing-exhibits featuring Japanese handmade-doll demonstrations, Japanese calligraphy, and Japanese flower arrangements.
On Saturday evening, The East Wind Band performs, and is Northern California’s premier funk, soul, R&B, and classic rock band. They have opened for Earth, Wind and Fire, Tower of Power, Hiroshima, Average White Band and other big-name entertainers.
Children’s games are a must-play for the little ones, and there are homemade desserts, Japanese sweets and good ole American cookies, pies and cakes.
The Bazaar is a major fundraiser for the Buddhist Church of Sacramento. This event supports the many affiliated organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, youth sports programs, the Japanese language school, and other youth and senior organizations.