After April 1, 2020. click HERE to download and print our Festival Flier.

Click HERE to download and print our event pamphlet with our menu, program schedule, floor plan and other information.

Organized by the Nippon Club of the Triangle

Tel:  919-787-6233

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Webmaster:  Foster Thorbjornsen

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NC Japan Summer Festival

July 18, 2020 (Saturday), 1:00 - 7:00 p.m.  (hours are tentative and subject to change)

Exposition Center, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

Avoid lines, save time & money, and enter two hours earlier!

Click HERE after April 1, 2020, to order discounted early admission tickets online.

Japanese Community Market

The NC Japan Summer Festival includes a Community Market featuring Japanese crafts and goods,

traditional Japanese art displays, and Japan-interest business and cultural groups.  Items offered for sale are new, gently used, antiques or collectibles.  See below for a list of last year's Community Market vendors & exhibitors.  Please contact us after the New Year if you would like to participate in the 2020 Community Market.

2019 Community Market Vendors & Exhibitors

2 Bros and a Bard - Handcrafted Exotic Wood Chopsticks & More

A Touch of ZEN"Zen" Massage Experience

Bujinkai Kakure Yama Dojo - Martial Arts Instruction

Bushido Judo School - Martial Arts Instruction; Cards & Games for Children

Durham Japanese Asian Nursery - Potted Plants, Bonsai & Gardening Books

Evgeniya Yantsen - Kumihimo, Obijime, Art, Bracelets, Bookmarks & More

GEEK OUTlet - Pokemon and Anime Plushes, Jewelry & More

IACE Travel - Travel Planning Services

Inner Beauty ShopTsumamizaiku & Kanzashi

Ito Mitsuyo Sensei - Temari, Washi Dolls, Calligraphy & Crafts

James Pascua Images - Photo Booth & Photography Services

Japan America Society of North Carolina (JASNC) - Information & Japanese Armor Try-On

Jelly Momo ShopArt, Apparel & Accessories

JET Program - Employment & Teaching English in Japan

Kendo Doushikai - Martial Arts Instruction

Komei-Jyuku - Martial Arts Instruction

Kimono USAVintage & New, Men & Women's Kimonos & Related Accessories

Lauren Christensen Art - Anime Prints & Fan Art

Liv Morningstar ArtTraditional and Digital Art, Keychains & Buttons

Megumi's Piano Lessons - Music Experience

Meishin Kyudojo - Traditional Japanese Archery

NC Japan Center (NCSU) - Information & More

NC Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) - Information & Voter Registration

Nippon Club of the TriangleOriginal T-Shirts, Anime Magazines, DVDs and Uchiwa

Octagon Pop! - Jewelry, Accessories, Bags & Hand Fans

Rozfire ProductionsBooks, T-Shirts, Artwork & Posters

Sapporo Beer - Japanese Beer & Product Promotion

Sonya's Artwork - Art, Jewelry & More

Sophie Foxy Fashions - Stylish Ladies' Fashion, Clothing & Accessories

Studio Tabula Rasa - Pottery & More

Tammy Robertson - Author; Original Books

Usborne Books & More - Books for Children of All Ages

Ya’s For Y’all - Vintage Kimono Fabric, Tsumamizaiku & Jewelry

Zoe the ClownFace Painting, Balloon Sculptures & Teddy Mountain Stuff-An-Animal