The festival includes cultural demonstrations, performances, unique shopping opportunities, and traditional foods. Japanese culture highlights for the Fall Festival will include:
- On both days, two Taiko drumming groups perform at 10 AM, 12 PM, and 4:30 PM in the Horseshoe Garden.
- Master Swordsman, G.K. Sugai will perform in the Shelter House daily at 1:00 pm.
- There will also be demonstrations from traditional dancers from the Fort Worth Japanese Society and karate experts.
- Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstration will be hosted in Oak Hall during the Fall Japanese Festival (an additional fee applies). Adults are $5, Children 6-15 $3, and children 5 & under are free. Click here to register.
- Displays of miniature worlds of bonsai trees from the Fort Worth Bonsai Society, and demonstrations in Origami, Calligraphy, and Japanese Games throughout the Japanese Garden.
- Vendors will sell treasures from origami jewelry to anime plush figures, and star charts to crafts made from vintage kimonos.
- Food from Asian food trucks prepares delicious meals, snacks, and authentic Japanese cuisine prepared by the Fort Worth Japanese Society.