Powell Street Festival
August 5, 2017
August 6, 2017
Various Venues, Vancouver, BC
The festival celebrates Japanese culture, arts, and heritage at both indoor and outdoor venues along Powell Street.
The two day event will include martial arts demonstrations, an amateur sumo tournament, children’s activities, walking tours of the historic neighbourhood, Japanese food, and more. Look for the performance by dynamic duo George and Noriko – a Japanese blues cowboy and Tsugaru samisen player from Melbourne, Australia.

The event is free for all to attend, and runs from 11:30 am - 7:00 pm.


  • Oppenheimer Park, 400 block of Powell St
  • Firehall Arts Centre, 280 E. Cordova St
  • Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall, 475 Alexander St
  • Vancouver Buddhist Temple, 220 Jackson Ave


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