Japan comes to Bellevue for a weekend! Now in its 14th year, the 2011 Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival) celebrates Japan's rich cultural heritage with 2 full days of on-stage Performing Arts, Martial Art demonstrations by local dojo members, Puppet Shows based on Japanese Folk Tales, Tea Ceremony demonstrations, more than 80 exhibit booths, and Japanese food booths.
There are workshops on bonsai, taiko, and Japanese Gardening Presentation. Browse through "Nomi-no-ichi"--a Japanese style flea market--to make a lucky find! Meet with Aki Matsuri Mascot and friends!
Where else can you shop, eat, and browse so many diverse and interesting family activities in one location? Yes, there really is something for everyone! For more information and complete schedule of events, visit Aki Matsuri.
The 20th Annual Koi Show by the Washington Koi & Water Garden Society will be held at Bellevue College during Aki Matsuri Weekend.
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 4:30pm