Saturday, December 3, 2016 – Holiday Express, Triangle Taiko and Special Taiko, Pullen Park, Raleigh, 5pm
The annual Summer Festival is a combination of both Tanabata and Obon. Tanabata is the Star Festival with people writing their wishes on strips of fancy paper and displaying them on bamboo trees, signaling that summer has finally arrived and that summer vacation is just around the corner.
You can enjoy Martial Arts demos, Karaoke, kid’s games, and taiko performances. Japanese food will be available for purchase. Food available: Yakisoba, Kushiyaki, Takoyaki, Curry & Rice, Grilled Corn, Hiyashi Chuka, Snow Cone, drinks, and more.