Yu-Ai Kai's 8th Annual Sake San Jose event will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Join the hundreds of sake tasters as they embark upon the streets of historic Japantown San Jose (on Jackson Street, between 3rd and 7th Streets) for one of the most anticipated fundraisers of the year.
This year's opening ceremony will again feature a lively performance by the San Jose Taiko group followed by our guests of honor in a ceremonial sake cask breaking (Kagami-wari) and a toast of Kanpai! More than 20 Japantown businesses will host a pouring station, where Yu-Ai Kai volunteers will offer samples of sake made both in Japan and the U.S.
Early Bird tickets are $40 when purchased by May 19th; $50 after May 19. There is also a VIP ticket for $60 which includes admission, a Horitaka design Year of the Snake T-shirt, and express check-in line at Registration.
New this year will be celebrities participating at various pouring stations. So don't be surprised if you see a familiar face. Check the News and Update Section as they are confirmed.
Registration opens at 4:30 PM with Opening Ceremony beginning at 5:00 PM.
For more information, please visit www.sakesanjose.com
Ticket holders must be 21 years of age and must have valid photo identification.
No refunds or exchanges.
Sake San Jose is a fundraiser benefiting Yu-Ai Kai Community Senior Service
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, only the name of the purchaser of a ticket or in the case of multiple tickets on an order will appear on the printed ticket(s). Just print and bring a ticket for each attendee and we will check you in based on the contact infomation provided by the ticket purchaser.
How can I make a donation to support the ongoing programs and services of Yu-Ai Kai?
You can make a tax-deductible donation to the general operating budget of Yu-Ai Kai Community Senior Service by clicking on this link: www.yuaikai.org
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Yu-Ai Kai Senior Center
Yu-Ai Kai Senior Center, a 503(c)(3) non-profit organization located in the historic Japantown San Jose, is committed to serving seniors with a well-balanced senior day care program, a nutritious lunch service, social services, and a variety of classes, activities and trips for seniors, designed around our Healthy Aging Initiative.
Serving our seniors with Friendship & Love since 1974, Yu-Ai Kai currently serves 3,000+ seniors annually. While our roots are in Japanese / Japanese American culture and tradition, the programs and services are open to any senior in our community.