The 2018 Arizona Matsuri: Festival of Japan |

February, 2018

24Feb - 25Feb 2410:00 a.m.Feb 25The 2018 Arizona Matsuri: Festival of Japan10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (25) Heritage Square PhoenixEvents Categories:Experience,Festival

Event Details

The Arizona Matsuri: Festival of Japan will feature Japanese exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, children’s activities, bonsai displays, Japanese food, Japanese beer and sake garden, games and contests, and live entertainment on 4 stages throughout Heritage & Science Park in downtown Phoenix.​

Merchandise vendors will offer Kimono & clothing, fine arts and decor, fabric and notions, gardens and flora, gift items and more.

The theme for this years Matsuri is Kokeshi Dolls, which are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face.

There will a lot of craft activities for all age children along Monroe street and in the CREATE at Arizona Science Center Annex. along with several special exhibits. Be sure to pickup a free passport and visit all the stations to get your stamps and a small prize.

Admission is free into the 2018 Arizona Matsuri. For additional information, visit their Arizona Matsuri website.

For more cultural events around Arizona, visit our events page.


24 (Saturday) 10:00 a.m. - 25 (Sunday) 5:00 p.m.


Heritage Square Phoenix

113 N. 6th Street Phoenix, AZ 85004