Sakura Days Japan Fair celebrates all things Japan, from Japanese food, performances, to arts and culture. Most activities will take place outdoors, with selected vendors, tea ceremony, and experiences to take place indoors. Look forward to taiko drumming, theatre performances, and more!

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture, food and art – participate in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, try some Japanese festival food, sample premium sake, learn new Japanese games, and enjoy cultural performances. Discover a wide variety of vendors and exhibitors featuring local Japanese food, craft, and businesses.

Presented by the Japan Fair Association of Vancouver and the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Apply Today to Be A Part of Our 2024 Sakura Days Japan Fair Family!

Join us in celebrating Japanese culture at Sakura Days Japan Fair, this two-day event on April 13-14, 2024, at the stunning VanDusen Botanical Garden is an opportunity to showcase, share, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Japanese traditions.

Important Note: The deadline for all applications is January 14, 2024. Please review the information document specific to your category (including other important deadlines listed in the document, highlighted in red) before completing the application form.

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Photo Credits: Barry Yip, Gianell Campos (@gianellcampos), Kiran (@kgug.yvr). Please credit the photographer as listed in the photo.

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.

Programs subject to change. All event titles are protected trademarks of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.