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Manjiro Festival

October 7, 2023 at 4:00:00 PM


Center and Walnut Streets
Fairhaven, MA 02719

About the Event:

Visit Fairhaven, MA for a Japanese-American festival commemorating Manjiro Nakahama, the first Japanese person to live in America, and the town’s Sister City connection with Tosashimizu, Japan, established in 1987.

There will be Japanese and American music and food, martial arts demonstrations, taiko drummers, flower arranging, raffles, food and craft booths, a tea ceremony, and much more!

There is free admission to the festival, the bus tour of the Manjiro Trail, Captain Whitfield’s house, and the Old Stone School House.

Festival is sponsored by the Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society. For more information email or call 508-858-5303.

This page will be updated with more schedule information as we recieve them.

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