San Francisco’s Japantown (Nihonmachi) is one of 3 remaining in the United States. The neighborhood is unique place that is identified by its rich cultural heritage and history. A destination for many travelers and locals – its the heart and soul of the Japanese and Japanese American community.
A place where you can taste the tradition and immerse yourself in the culture. Through annual events like the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival that is held each April to the Kodomo no Hi (Children's Day) celebration held each May. There's something for everyone.
Welcome to Japantown!
In the coming months you’ll start to see a fresh new look for Japantown.
Working with our community to emphasize the appeal of JapantownSF, inviting locals and tourists to shop, dine and experience what our neighborhood has to offer.
Find out what's happening in Japantown by visiting: Discover SF Japantown