SAN FRANCISCO — Japantown Chounaikai is hosting the third annual Osaka Matsuri in San Francisco Japantown on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 12 to 5 p.m.
Activities will take place at Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan streets.
Celebrate San Francisco’s oldest sister-city relationship through through dance, music, and food. The schedule is as follows:
12 p.m.: Ito Yosakoi and Uzumaru Yosakoi
12:40 p.m.: Opening ceremony
1 p.m.: Coast in the Clouds
1:45 p.m.: Northern California Cherry Blossom Queen and Court
2 p.m.: Mr. Osaka Contest
2:50 p.m.: Nihonmachi Little Friends
3:30 p.m.: Michiya and Michisuya Hanayagi Japanese Dance Group (Nihon buyou)
3:50 p.m.: Awakko-ren (Awa odori)
4:15 p.m.: Kawachi Ondo (led by Awakko-ren)
4:30 p.m.: Bon Odori (led by Michisuya Hanayagi)
5 p.m.: Closing ceremony