O-Shogatsu New Year’s Festival

Portland Japanese Garden

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The Garden’s celebration of O-Shogatsu features kakizome, the writing of the first calligraphy of the new year. The practice of kakizome is held throughout Japan on the second day of the New Year, and children are encouraged to write a celebratory character in their best hand to set the tone for success in their studies in the coming year.
  • Event Category Gardens, Holiday Events, Sweet Treats, Other, Fairs and Festivals
  • Event Cost Under $10
    Included with admission: Adults $9.50, Seniors (62+) and Students with ID $7.75, Children 6-17 $6.75, Children 5 and under Free
  • Event Ages All

Event Location

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

(503) 223-1321