2023 Guide for Japan Fair in Bellevue, Washington

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Japan Fair 2023 is a free 2 day festival in Bellevue, Washington, in the greater Seattle area. Artisans, musicians, community organizations and businesses from both Japan and Washington will share their products, talents and knowledge of Japan. You will be immersed in the dance, music, artisanry and culture of Japan.

Japanese Fair 2023 Hours

  • Saturday, July 8 – 10 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday, July 9 – 10 am to 5 pm

There will be more than 25 free performances and 20 free cultural workshops and seminars. More than 100 organizations contribute to the Fair. They are expecting more than 20,000 attendees this year.

This year you’ll find at the Japanese Fair

  • Wide variety of exhibitors
  • Live music
  • Dancing
  • Martial arts
  • Taiko
  • Ikebana and Tea Ceremony demonstrations
  • Raffles
  • Silent auction
  • Japanese food
  • Kids Corner with calligraphy and Japanese carnival games

There will be a Cosplay Contest with prizes. Your costume doesn’t have to be Japanese. If you need some ideas, look at these costumes here.

Japanese Food

If you liked the Japanese food at the Japanese Fair and want to learn more about Japanese cooking, you could try these cookbooks. Use our links to j see how much you can save on each cookbook.

Or you can enjoy Japanese cuisine at the best Japanese Restaurants in the greater Seattle area by the users of TripAdvisor.

  1. Shiro’s
  2. Umi Sake House
  3. Japanese Sushi Cocino
  4. Sushi Kashiba
  5. Wasabi
  6. Momiji
  7. Sushi Kappo Tamura
  8. Maneki Restaurant
  9. I Love Sushi
  10. Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

If you love Japanese food but can’t get to these restaurants, you can get food from Momiji and Umi Sake House delivered by Doordash. Check out their menus.

Bellevue Hotels

If you’d like to visit Bellevue for the Japanese Fair, I hope you will consider the following hotels in Bellevue. They are offering discounted rates that can save you money on your stay.