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Hermann Park, 6001 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030


Bathroom - Public Parking


Estimated attendance:  24,000


May 2 - 3, 2020


Exhibitors Application Deadline
March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 am
or Until Full

Food Vendors Application Deadline
March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 am
or Until Full

Payment, Electrical Needs Worksheet Deadline
April 3, 2020 @ 5:00 am

Contract, Food Permit Application Deadline
April 10, 2020 @ 5:00 am

Insurance Certificate Deadline
April 17, 2020 @ 5:00 am



Japan Festival Houston is an annual celebration of Japanese culture held in Houston’s Hermann Park. Enjoy the rich cultural heritage of Japan with traditional and contemporary performances of Japanese music, dance and martial arts, Japanese/Japanese-inspired food, as well as demonstrations and displays of Ikebana flower arrangement, tea ceremony, origami, bonsai and more.


Our mission is to provide a quality family event that fosters appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of Japan and contributes to the rich international profile of Houston and its diverse cultural communities.


The Japanese Festival of Houston, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that sponsors the annual Japan Festival Houston to educate and promote the rich cultural heritage of Japan that is preserved by the Japanese and Japan-American communities by demonstrating and exhibiting Japanese customs and traditions. The Festival also serves to cultivate the alliance between Japan and the United States.

One of the most attended events of its type across the entire United States, the Japan Festival brings about a reaffirmation of a commitment to Japanese and Japanese-American traditions, both old and new.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

Vendors will be charging for their food items and merchandise. Participation in select activities will require a fee.

The annual Japan Festival of Houston is co-sponsored by the City of Houston and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department.


Applications must be submitted on or before Friday, March 13th. Approved Vendors will be announced on Friday, March 27th.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Vendor Coordinator at or call (713) 963-0121.

Check out our Vendor Information for the Rules and Restrictions.

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