$10 – $50

Matsuri Japanese Festival Food/Drink Tickets

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Japan House

Japan House and University of Illinois Arboretum

2000 S. Lincoln Avenue

Urbana, Illinois 61802

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Mark your calendars for our third annual Matsuri! Join us on the grounds of Japan House and the University Arboretum for Japanese food and drink, taiko drum performances, martial arts demos, yukata and cosplay dressing, bubbles and face painting, a chance to try on Samurai armor, tea ceremonies, Ikebana displays and Bonsai demonstrations! Rain or shine. While all performances and demonstrations are free, tickets for food and drink and are available now for purchase. Each ticket is worth $1 and food and drink will cost between $1-10. Tickets will also be required for participation in some activities such as yukata dressing, photo booth, face painting, etc. Purchase your tickets here and just pick them up at Will Call during the festival. Tickets will also be available for sale at Matsuri. While at Matsuri you can buy any number of tickets, during this presale they are sold in $10 or $50 blocks.


Food and drink vendors (which will require tickets) include Sakanaya, Flying Machine Coffee, Pizza M, Cream & Flutter, Michaels' Catering, Pandamonium, Pop Stop, Cracked, Hendrick House Food Truck, Bacaro, Prairie Fruits Farm, and Japan House's own Matcha Cafe. Watch for menus coming soon.

FAQs

What does it cost to attend Matsuri?

All artist performances and demonstrations are free. You must purchase food and drink tickets to pay our food and drink vendors and some activities (such as yukata and cosplay dressing, tea ceremony, etc) will have small fees.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is available first come, first serve at University lots in the area such as south of Japan House, Vet Med and F23 on Florida Avenue. There are also spaces along Lincoln Avenue. Check the campus parking map for more info.

Visit the MTD website for info on what bus to catch. The Raven bus comes to Japan House but other bus routes can bring you close by as well.

For those needing assistance, golf carts will be transporting people from the above parking lots to the festival site in the University Arboretum.


What can/can't I bring to the event?

We ask that you do not bring outside food and drink but instead enjoy what our vendors are providing.

We also ask that you leave your pets at home, unless they are service animals.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call us at (217) 244-9934 or email japanhouse@illinois.edu

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, you may transfer ownsership through Eventbrite


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Japan House

Japan House and University of Illinois Arboretum

2000 S. Lincoln Avenue

Urbana, Illinois 61802

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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