July 3, 2018 > Come for bargains, stay for Japanese culture
Come for bargains, stay for Japanese culture
Submitted By Joyce Davis
For more than 50 years one of the most popular events in Union City has been the Japanese Bazaar which brings a cornucopia of foods, desserts, entertainment, games and shopping to the area. This year?s bazaar is set for Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15 at Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church. Admission is free and open to the public.
Japanese Cuisine includes chicken teriyaki, gyoza, udon, sushi and manju. Also available will be TeriBurgers, TeriDogs, corn-on-the-cob, shave ice, sodas and beer. Games for children and adults will include Bingo, Demon Smash, Koi Pond, and Nickel Pitch. A silent auction booth will offer visitors a chance to bid on many treasures and collectibles.
Entertainment will include O-Nami Taiko (Japanese Drums), Kendo, Japanese Dances, Hula Dancing, an Ikebana and Bonsai Exhibit & Demonstration, and a Buddhism mini-lecture. Finally, shoppers won?t want to miss the Japanese boutique which will offer handmade crafts, books and other items.
Saturday, Jul 14 ? Sunday, Jul 15
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church
32975 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City