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The Kamome Festival

Come Celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the Kamome Boat Landing in Crescent City, California at the Inaugural Kamome Festival

By Visit Del Norte County

When and where

Date and time

Friday, April 14 · 6 - 7:30pm PDT


Crescent Elk Middle School Auditorium 994 G Street Crescent City, CA 95531

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

You are invited to first annual Kamome Festival!

The Kamome Festival celebrates the 10 year anniversary of when the little boat — called Kamome — washed ashore in Crescent City as result of a tsunami in Rikuzentakata, Japan. This tragic event sparked a special sister city relationship between Rikuzentakata and Crescent City.

Reserve your FREE ticket to for the Friday evening program to hear the story of Kamome, see a live Taiko Japanese drum performance and the unveiling of the new Kamome mural, and much more including a screening of the Kamome documentary.

Tickets are limited to 280 people. Hurry and reserve your FREE ticket before they are gone.

Learn more about the Kamome Festival and all the events happening on April 14, 2023 celebrating the arrival of this special little boat at

The festival was made possible by the Del Norte County Office of Education, the City of Crescent City, the Crescent City-Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce, along with Del Norte County, local first responders, and the newly formed Kamome Foundation.

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