Frequently asked questions

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Q: When is Japan Day?

A: Japan Day is usually held in May on Mother’s Day, and the official announcement is usually made around March before the event.

Q: When is the Japan Day Art Contest?

A: The Japan Day Art Contest usually takes place between end of October to mid-December.

Q: When/How can I apply to become a volunteer?

A: The volunteer application period usually starts late March through an online form on our website. Please sign-up to our Mailing List, as the positions get filled quickly, and is on a first-come first-serve basis.

Q: When/How can I apply to be a stage performer?

A: The stage performer application period is usually between mid-December to the end of January. The application is done through an online form on our website.

Q: When/How can I apply to become a tent organizer?

A: The tent organizer application period is usually between mid-December to the end of January. The application is done through an online form on our website.

Q: How can I/my company become a sponsor?

A: Japan Day accepts monetary and material contributions, which will be used to support our annual event. If contribution is made, you or your company will receive acknowledgement depending on the level of your contribution.

Q: Is Japan Day wheelchair accessible?

A: Yes, the event is wheelchair accessible, although we do not have a specific wheelchair area.

Q: Do I need tickets to go to Japan Day?

A: No, Japan Day is a free festival.

Q: How do I register to Japan Run?

A: Japan Run is organized by NYRR. Click here to visit their website or register.

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