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Japanese New Year Celebration to be held in Pensacola
Courtesy The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will host a Japanese New Year Celebration in Pensacola Saturday.

The event will take place outside the SCI Building on West Garden Street from noon to 3 p.m.

Three free outdoor performances will be held by the Matsuriza Japanese Taiko Drummers. The Orlando drummers regularly entertain at the Japan pavilion in Walt Disney World's Epcot.

Vendors will sell food and crafts.

Limited outdoor seating will be available, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs or picnic blanket.

Proceeds from the event will go to The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida to continue its mission of fostering and promoting stronger ties of friendship and understanding between the U.S. and Japan.

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