Join us for Nikkei Matsuri on August 31st + September 1st, 2019 at Nikkei Centre (Kingsway + Sperling)!

Nikkei Matsuri is one of the largest Japanese festivals in Canada! It brings an authentic family-friendly Matsuri experience to Burnaby every summer at Nikkei Centre over the Labour Day weekend, attracting over 14,000 people. Hosted by the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC), our two-day festival has something for everyone, and aims to showcase the pride of Japanese culture here in Canada. 

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Please bring your winning ticket to the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre reception, Tuesdays - Saturdays, 10am-5pm to claim your prize. Thank you for your support of the NNMCC and Nikkei Matsuri!

All proceeds benefit the NNMCC's cultural and community programs, educational outreach, and museum. Find out more at

This Year at Nikkei Matsuri

Program Schedule

See the full schedule!

Food Zone

Experience an array of food at Nikkei Matsuri!

We are happy to offer festival goers many great food options from our food vendorsfood trucksgame zone food, and beverage spots

Game Zone

Play Japanese-style games + WIN!

Win great prizes! Some booths have instant prizes, and others give you points that you can collect on your stamp card to redeem at the Prize Exchange Station. The more stamps you collect, the bigger the prize you get!


Shop from local vendors

Visit the Marketplace to find local vendors selling everything from handmade jewelry, chocolates, accessories, clothing, stationary, summer kimonos, and more!

Media Coverage

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