Kanpai to 2017: New Year’s Day Celebration @Webster Hall




Kanpai to 2017: New Year’s Day Celebration @Webster Hall

Sunday, January 1 from 5:00 p.m. until Midnight

Webster Hall – 125 E. 11th Street (between 3rd and 4th Avenues)

Admission: $25/$30 at the door

JapanFes moves from the street to indoors to welcome 2017 the New York experience. Say Kanpai! (Cheers!) to the New Year with exciting live performances such as taiko drumming, the lion dance, and music featuring DJ AX. Enjoy a fresh brew of sake and Japanese foods that symbolize good fortune and luck. There will be sushi, mochi, golden curry udon and more!


Event Schedule

5:30    COBU – Taiko Drum

6:00    Kagamiwari – Sake barrel breaking ceremony

6:30    Taisan Tanaka – Live calligraphy

7:00    Samuraido x Kimono Ninja – Action performance show

7:30    Sake Tower Sake Ceremony

8:00    Kevin Suzuki – Lion Dance

9:00    COBU – Taiko Drum

10pm  Live music featuring DJ AX


Vendors at the sports bar

Curry Udon

Dango mochi balls



Oshiruko (azuki sweet red-bean soup)


Drinks at the sports bar in the Marlin room

Amazake (A traditional sweet, non-alcoholic Japanese drink made from fermented rice)

20+ kinds of sake

To purchase tickets, please visit the JapanFes Eventbrite page.