This year Aki Matsuri has 3 stages. In addition to the stages, featured events will be held at the ballrooms located inside New York-New York. We will update the time schedule soon.
4:00 PM-8:00 PM or until supplies are depleted
Ballroom: Liberty Loft (NY-NY 2nd floor)
Admission: $30 a person
Admission includes sake tasting and food pairings
*All guests must be at least age 21.
*No children allowed inside the Sake Pavilion.
A unique experience of the world of sake education by tasting and pairing with foods! Try Japanese food paired with the 50 different sake.
Sake Pavilion sponsored by Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, Southern Glaziers Wine & Spirits and JFAN.
*Schedule subject to change without notice. Admission covers all of the tastings until supplies are exhausted.
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Ballroom: Staten Island (NY-NY 3rd floor)
No admission fee, $2.00 donation only
Ikebana~Japanese art of flower arrangement~ exhibition and mini-workshops by Sensei Kika Shibata. At the workshops, you can make your own arrangement and take it home.
~ Bridal Quick Change~
Jane Aiko Yamano and Yamano Ryu Teachers present "The Yamano Ryu Bridal Quick Change".
No admission fee
The Kimono show will be featuring Japanese Wedding style Kimono. Find out how does the "Quick Change" works. Estimated show time will be 15-20 minutes.