The seventh biennial Japan Festival Wellington celebrates all things Japanese, from traditional to contemporary. Whether it's the gracious tea ceremony, breathtaking kendo swordplay, thrilling taiko drumming or the refined arts of Japanese textiles and haiku poetry, the Japan Festival truly has something for everyone.
Bring all the family to enjoy a day of non-stop local and international entertainment, fabulous craft and retail stalls and all your favourite Japanese snacks. Brought to you by the Wellington Japan Festival Trust with support from Wellington City Council and the Embassy of japan.
PLEASE NOTE: the Festival was originally scheduled for November 21, 2020, but has been postponed to March 6, 2021