The 9th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival, presented by MGM Resorts Japan

To All Who  Supported the Ninth Annual  Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival:

 A very big THANK YOU for your support!  This year’s festival was one of the biggest, and best, in the past nine years.  More than 15,000 people attended the festival, and we simply could not have done it without you.  Thank you again, and we hope to see you at next year’s Tenth Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival!


Jeff Winchester, President and Chairperson, JFAN

Did you visit The HAIKU People’s Choice Contest? 
We had 116 ballots in the Haiku ballot box, announced the winners at the main stage on that day. Here are the winning works. Place the cursor on each HAIKU to see the name of the author. Enjoy!

The "HAIKU" People’s Choice Contest - winning works!

“The panda is fat

The bamboo is on a hill

That is too much work”

“The full moon – There is not 

a single cloud – it’s beauty”

“Crescent Moon

over the Palm Tree

Autumn Desert”

“Praying Mantis mates

Pregnant female beheads him

A great sacrifice”

Raffle Winners!

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Sake Tasting with food pairings

( Guests must be 21 years or older)

Karaoke Contest is back! 


Thank you to everyone who's entered Karaokee Contest!

Vendor Registration Form

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11th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival 

Date: Saturday, October 17 & 18, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM 


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