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Tanabata Matsuri

  • 07 Jul 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Coffman Pavilion, Coffman park, 5200 Emerald Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017

Celebrate Tanabata - the Star Festival - on Sunday, July 7, 2-6 PM at the Coffman Pavilion in Dublin’s Coffman Park! Join JASCO and many other Japan-related organizations from across the region as we celebrate the traditional Japanese festival of Tanabata, held on the seventh month of the seventh day. The festival is free and open to all!

7月7日、午後2時から午後6時までダブリン市コフマンパークにあるコフマン・パビリオンにてJASCO七夕祭りを開催致します。 7月の7日目に開催される日本の伝統的な七夕祭りを祝うために、この地域から多くの日本関連企業も参加致します。 七夕祭りは、すべての人参加可能で無料です。


Festival Games

  • yoyo-tsuri (water balloon yoyo fishing) | ヨーヨー釣り
  • superball-sukui (superball scooping) | スパーボールすくい
  • wanage (ring toss) | 輪投げ
  • shateki (target shooting) | 射的

Tanzaku Writing Station | 短冊テント


2:00 - Hiuchi Daiko / 火打太鼓

2:30 - Columbus Koto Ensemble/ コロンバス琴アンサンブル

3:00 - Columbus Kimono / コロンバス着物

3:30 – J-ART band / J-ARTバンド

4:00 - Break 

4:15 - Ukelele Group / ウクレレ隊

4:45 - Dublin Baptist Church ESL Gospel Choir / ダブリンバプテスト教会ESLゴスペルクワイア

5:15 - Dublin Taiko / ダブリン太鼓


  • Yakisoba | 焼きそば
  • Corndogs | アメリカンドッグ
  • Cotton Candy | 綿あめ
  • Shaved Ice | かき氷


There are going to be 3 main parking lots, indicated on the attached parking map:

Parking Lot 1, immediately across from the Coffman park Pavilion, will be for all performing groups and their trucks/vans. 

Parking Lot 2, slightly down Coffman park Dr, will be for volunteers and festival attendees. 

All regular attendees are welcome to park in all other Coffman Park parking lot, but we've also received permission from Dublin Coffman HS for all festival attendees to park in their parking lot! (Parking lot 3 on the map)


This event has been made possible due to the support of the following sponsors:


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