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Support Japan Fair

Date: Saturday July 7th & Sunday 8th
Place: Bellevue Meydenbauer Center
Website: japanfairus.org

Japan Fair is a free, two-day festival that showcases Japanese traditional and modern culture. The event is operated by a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Asunaro d.b.a. Japan Fair. When you purchase a raffle ticket and Friends of Japan Gala tickets, you’re supporting the financing of next year’s Japan Fair. The raffle prizes are all donated by Japan Fair raffle sponsors.

Raffle Tickets


1 ticket for $20, 3 tickets for $50

  • ANA Seattle-Tokyo Round Trip for two
  • Delta $200 Airline Voucher
  • Aero Zypangu Project 50 min Private Flight for up to two guests


1 ticket for $5, 5 tickets for $20, 11 tickets for $40

  • Zojirushi IH Pressure Rice Cooker & Warmer (NP-NVC10– 5.5 cups)
  • Stainless Mug (SM-SD48)
  • Restaurant gift cards (Sushi Kashiba, Ten Sushi, Tom Douglas Seattle Kitchen and etc.)
  • And more !!

Raffle Tickets are available at Raffle Table near the main stage in the exhibitor hall.

About Aero Zypangu Project

Founded by Shinji Maeda, who is the first Japanese handicapped one-eyed pilot, Aero Zypangu Project is committed to inspiring people to overcome their own challenges and to pursue their dreams despite their disabilities or difficult circumstances. In the field of aviation, pilots with disabilities can fly in the skies of the United States. However, there are many people who don’t know the available options for becoming a pilot and simply give up on their dream. Aero Zypangu Project strives to provide and disseminate information and educate people regarding aviation industries.

Festival Food

Japanese Festival Foods are available in the main exhibitor hall dining area.

FOOD MENU Chicken Katsu Curry, Gyu-don (beef bowl), Vegetable Yakisoba, Chef’s Asian Tofu Salad, Takoyaki (6 pieces), Chicken Kara-agé & Potato Croquette, Edamame, Katsu Sandwich (from TRES Sandwich), Strawberry & Cream Sandwich (from TRES Sandwich), Futomaki & Inari (from Uwajimaya), Seasonal Wagashi (from Tokara)

DRINK MENU Ramuné Soda, Calpico, ITO EN Green Tea, Japanese Beer, Sake

Friends of Japan Gala

Venue: Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue
Time: 6:00 pm Registration & Reception (Cocktail Hour), 7:00 pm Door Opens
Fee: Table Sponsor (10 seats per table) $1,250, Individual Seat $125

Enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, and an auction, all with live entertainment as we come together to strengthen the ties, grow our businesses, and enhance personal relationships between our local America

n and Japanese communities. The Friends of Japan Gala supports Japan Fair that celebrates and promotes local artists, musicians, craftsman, businesses, and community organizations who practice Japanese cultural arts or have ties to Japan. To register, visit http://japanfairus.org/page/gala.

* All information in this page is as of June 20th and may change. Please contact Japan Fair for further information.

Thank you for Japan Fair Sponsors and Supporters!

You can donate for Japan Fair online

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