Ginza Chicago Holiday Festival – August 7th-9th

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The 2015 Chicago Ginza Holiday Festival, now in its 60th year, celebrates Japanese culture Friday, Aug. 7 through Sunday, Aug. 8 in Old Town at the Midwest Buddhist Temple at 435 West Menomonee Street.

August 7: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
August 8: 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
August 9: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Festival will include arts and crafts available for purchase, aikido and judo martial arts demonstrations, taiko drumming, dancing and ukulele musical acts.

When it comes to food:

  • Grilled Chicken Teriyaki dinner
  • Udon (Japanese cold noodles)
  • sushi
  • Spam musubi
  • edamame
  • grilled corn on the cob
  • Hawaiian shaved ice

Entrance prices vary from $7-$12. A 3-day pass is $15. Tickets are on

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