Thank you to the Japanese Consulate for bringing George & Noriko to Powell Street Festival!!
We’re so excited to have George & Noriko to play the festival on both Saturday and Sunday! Many thanks to the Japanese Consulate for helping make these performances… More ›
Check out the 2017 Festival Program Guide
Photo of special guests, George and Noriko, a Japanese blues cowboy and a Tsugaru shamisen player from Melbourne, Australia Hot off the presses! The full line-up and schedule… More ›
Volunteer Applications are now open!
The Powell Street Festival is a unique festival in that it celebrates so many aspects of the community in an inclusive, accessible and respectful environment. We rely on… More ›
Announcing Our 2017 Powell Street Festival Lineup
Powell Street Festival Returns August 5th and 6th with Haruki Murakami’s Top Translators, Almost Asian’s Katie Malia, and a presentation on Japan’s Third Gender Musical highlights include Australia’s… More ›
Spatial Poetics XVI: KIYO生き残り
Honouring the living memory of invisible lives Sat, 8 July 2017, 7:30 PM Vancouver Buddhist Temple, 220 Jackson Avenue Presented by Powell Street Festival Society in association with the… More ›
41st Annual Powell Street Festival
Saturday, August 5 & Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:30am to 7:00pm Oppenheimer Park (400 block of Powell Street) Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova Street) Vancouver Japanese Language… More ›
Festival Tee Pre-Sale
From now until May 24, go to our store to preorder your festival tee! Our Festival tees sell out every year, so if you preorder you can ensure… More ›
Sumo! A Beginner’s Workshop
Sunday, May 7 from 1 to 4 pm Vancouver Buddhist Temple 220 Jackson Street, 2nd floor; doors at 12:30 pm Information: 604-739-9388 Pre-registration: email@example.com Learn the basic rules… More ›
Macro Maki: Winner of the Design Competition
Powell Street Festival Society is pleased to announce the winner of its design competition: “Macro Maki” invites festivalgoers to don pillow-sized sushi costumes and stage selfies on stage… More ›
The Koinobori at Sakura Days!
Did you miss the Koinobori at Powell Street Festival last summer? Come see it at Sakura Days on April 8 and 9!! Sakura Days Japan Fair is on April… More ›