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Japanese Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival 2019)

  • Forest Grove High School Cafeteria 1401 Nichols Lane Forest Grove, OR, 97116 United States (map)

The Forest Grove Sister Cities Committee is presenting an “Aki Matsuri” (Fall Festival) to celebrate Japan’s rich cultural heritage and relationship Forest Grove has with Nyuzen, Japan, for over 30 years! Proceeds benefit Sister Cities Student Exchange Program. For information regarding the Fall Festival or Sister Cities Committee, please email

Advance Tickets on sale online through September 20, 2019. Tickets purchased after September 20 or at the door, add $2 per ticket; $5 for family pass.

  • Tickets: $8 each (6 years of age or older)

  • Children Free (5 years of age or younger)

  • Family Pass: $30 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

This is a fun day full of Japanese cultural, educational, games and activities and prizes for all ages, including:

  • Origami (paper folding art)

  • Otedama (bean bag toss)

  • Learn Japanese Calligraphy

  • Fukuwarai (pin the tail)

  • Formal Tea Ceremony

  • Food and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Take your photo wearing traditional Japanese attire and so much more fun activities!

Contact City Recorder or call 503.992.3235 for ticket information.

Click here for more information on the Nyuzen Delegation Visits

To be added to our email notification list, please send an email to City Recorder.

Earlier Event: October 5
Miso Making Workshop
Later Event: October 5
Open House & Coffee with a Cop