What it is: The Ginza Holiday Festival in Old Town will feature music and dance performances, martial arts and self defense demonstrations, and some of the finest craftsmen from Tokyo. You’ll be able to enjoy fine Japanese cuisine while admiring crafts made by centuries old techniques. Organized by the Midwest Buddhist Temple, the temple will also be open for anyone wishing to observe the place of worship and learn the basics of Buddhism.
Dates: August 7 – 9, 2015
Hours: Fri 5:30 – 9, Sat 11:30 – 9:30, Sun 11:30 – 6
Neighborhood: Old Town
Address: 435 W. Menomonee Street, Chicago, IL
Cost: Suggested donation: $6 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens