Nikkei Matsuri 2022

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Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

6688 Southoaks Crescent

Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7


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Refund policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

A festival celebrating Japanese arts, culture & heritage. Join the Festivities at Nikkei Centre on September 3 & 4, 2022.

About this event

September 3 & 4, 2022. 11am-7pm.

Nikkei Matsuri, one of Canada’s largest authentic and family-friendly Japanese festivals, returns to Nikkei Centre this summer and celebrates its 10th Anniversary. We aim to make this year the best one yet, with an expanded festival site, more food, and the return of festival favourites! Follow us on NNMCC social media or visit for updates.

Nikkei Matsuri is one of the many ways the NNMCC is working to fulfil its mission to honour, preserve and share the history and heritage of Japanese Canadians and Japanese culture in Canada.

All proceeds of the festival provide annual support for Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre's cultural and museum initiatives.


Paid admission is required for Adults 18-64 years old.

Advance tickets $8 are available from August 1-28. Tickets at the door are $10.

Your ticket is valid for two days, September 3 and 4, 2022.

Free and no tickets required for:

  • NNMCC members [presentation of membership card required at entrance]
  • Children/Youth 0-17 years old.
  • Seniors 65+

Ticket price includes tax, processing fee, Eventbrite fee. We encourage you to present your ticket on a mobile device, but you can print it out too.Admission is free for all after 6pm.

Tickets are also available in-person

Tickets are also available in person at NNMCC reception during office hours. Tickets are not available over the phone – please purchase online or in person.

Refund policy

Refunds are available up to 7 days before the event starts – August 27, 11am. Eventbrite’s fees are non-refundable and will be deducted from your refund.


Strollers are not allowed inside the building. Strollers are allowed in the front garden and the Food Truck Plaza at the back of the building. Unsupervised stroller parking is available by the West Entrance.

Pets and animals

Service Animals for The Blind & Disabled can enter.

Pets are allowed in the front garden, and the Food Truck Plaza at the back of the building.

Pets are NOT allowed inside the building.

Kigurumi costumes

People wearing kigurumi costumes cannot enter the paid areas.

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