Matsuri (Japan Festival) Byron Bay

MATSURI (Japan Festival) Byron Bay is an annual event to introduce Food, Kimono, Taiko Drum and unique Japanese cultural experiences, a non-profit community entry-free event since 2017.

Winter hot Japanese street foods dinner event with 10 food stalls this year at the Byron YAC on 9th July 2023.

Live music & entertainment Taiko drumming continue till 8:00 pm, no tickets are needed. Just turn up and grab Japanese food, and enjoy the Japanese entertainment for Sunday afternoon late lunch & dinner in the Lantern Street food market atmosphere.

Title: Matsuri (Japan Festival) Byron Bay
Date: Sunday 9th July 2023
Time: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue: Byron Youth Activity Center [1 Gilmore Cres, Byron Bay]
Enter Free Evening Dinner Event

Don’t miss this rare opportunity of a free professional Taiko artist concert!

This Year MATSURI Byron Bay features Ryuji Hamada TAIKOZ from Sydney, Ryuji is invited as a special tutor of the 3 days intensive Byron Taiko Music Camp 7,8,9th July, now composing a song for Byron Local Youth and will train and making them perform as the final showcase in this MATSURI (Japan Festival) Byron Bay Sunday night sponsored by Regional Youth NSW

Ryuji Hamada’s performance is the final of this event, Kizuna Taiko Gold Coast also play at 7pm.

Kids’ Taiko Drum Circle workshop is always popular in our previous events, also kimono, accessories, Japanese handmade market stalls, kids activities and crafts, dance workshops and more.

Opening ceremony acknowledgement with Didgeridoo x Taiko improv starting from 2 pm.
Bring your picnic mat! dinner by the fire pit! we requested a lot of hot food, Ramen, Soba, Stew, and Miso Soup from vendors. Japan has lots of yummy winter food you never had before!

🤩Free entry
🍙10 x Japanese STREET FOOD STALLS🍢
🌸Evening Picnic style LIVE Japanese music 🌸
🌱Kids TAIKO, Craft, Music & Dance Workshops 🎋
🏮Japanese entertainment 🎏