Nikkei Matsuri activities that take place in the Garden are free to all attendees. A $3 admission fee will be collected at the entrance of the building for attendees wishing to partake in the Game Zone, Matsuri Marketplace, special workshops and main stage performances (all indoor activities). Children under the age of 5 are free all weekend. Family of 4 is $10.
*All existing members who present a valid membership card and NEW members will gain complimentary access ($3 fee waived). See the NIKKEI CENTRE TENT to become a member and/or get an entrance stamp!
Parking at Nikkei Matsuri
Advance: Limited advance parking will be available at the Nikkei Centre underground parkade for a donation of $10 per day. To purchase an advance parking spot with in/out privileges for one or both days visit the website at www.nikkeimatsuri.ca.
Event Day: Limited day parking will be available on first come first serve basis.
We encourage you to take advantage of public transportation and we will be offering a complimentary shuttle to and from the Edmonds Skytrain Station.
Transit & Shuttle Bus
Whistler Connection is operating a complimentary shuttle service between Edmonds Skytrain Station and the Nikkei Centre every 30 minutes from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Shuttle bus directions will be posted at Edmonds Skytrain Station and the Nikkei Centre.
Please be advised that in the case of an emergency, health-related incident, or lost child, look for one of our volunteers or security/first aid professionals who will be on patrol throughout the event. In the case of a major emergency, listen for a public address announcement and follow the indicated instructions. Thank you and have a safe and fun matsuri.
Nikkei Matsuri 2015 is going green! All food will be served in compostable containers with compostable cutlery. There will be six waste stations located around the Centre to dispose of waste, with volunteers at each station for assistance.
Matsuri Money must be used in the GAME ZONE and GAME ZONE FOOD. Matsuri Money will be available in $1 denominations from the Matsuri Money Station inside the Game Zone (Ellipse Lobby). This money can be used to play all the games as well as purchase kids food such as cotton candy, hot dogs and shaved ice. All other vendors, workshops and food will accept payment directly in Canadian Dollars.
*Note: Matsuri Money cannot be converted back into Canadian Dollars and is only accepted in the GAME ZONE.
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