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Happening @ Hatsume

Hatsume will feature continuous entertainment where guests can experience taiko drumming performances, martial art demonstrations, cosplay contests, kids activities and more!

List of Events

Saturday

Time Happening Location
10:30am Martial Arts Demo by Aikido Wellness Center Morikami Theater
11:00am Taiko Drumming by Ronin Taiko (Interactive) Taiko Stage
11:15am Garden Tour Meets in Lobby
11:30am Martial Arts Demo by Conde Warrior Arts Morikami Theater
11:45am Live Painting with Yasunori Kimata Kimata Stage
12:30pm Taiko Drumming by Ronin Taiko Taiko Stage
12:45pm Bonsai Demonstration Bonsai Tent
1:30pm Martial Arts Demo by Florida Aikikai with Taiko Morikami Theater
1:45pm Garden Tour Meets in Lobby
2:30pm Martial Arts Demo by Way of the Sword Morikami Theater
2:45pm Taiko Drumming by Ronin Taiko Taiko Stage
3:15pm Live Painting with Yasunori Kimata Kimata Stage
3:45pm Bonsai Demo Bonsai Tent
4:00pm Costume Contest Taiko Stage

Sunday

Time Happening Location
10:30am Institute of Budo Studies Morikami Theater
11:00am Taiko Drumming by Fushu Daiko (Interactive) Taiko Stage
11:30am Live Painting with Yasunori Kimata Kimata Stage
11:45am Martial Arts Demo by Genbu-Kai Karate Morikami Theater
12:00pm Garden Tour Meets in Lobby
12:15pm Taiko Drumming by Fushu Daiko Taiko Stage
12:45pm Bonsai Demo Bonsai Tent
1:00pm Martial Arts Demo by Dojos Ken USA Morikami Theater
1:30pm Taiko Drumming by Fushu Daiko Taiko Stage
1:45pm Garden Tour Meets in Lobby
2:00pm Live Painting with Yasunori Kimata Kimata Stage
2:15pm Martial Arts Demo by East West Okinawan Karate Morikami Theater
2:45pm Fashion Show Taiko Stage
3:45pm Bonsai Demo Bonsai Tent

Entertainment Stages

Taiko Stage
Experience the roar of taiko at performances by South Florida’s premier taiko drumming groups: Ronin Taiko and Fushu Daiko. Catch Ronin Taiko on Saturday, and Fushu Daiko on Sunday. Also, don’t miss the costume contest (Saturday) and fashion show (Sunday) on the Taiko stage! Whether you’re just there for the show or in it to win it these contests are a blast!

Martial Arts Stage
Our indoor (located in the Morikami Theater) Martial Arts Stage features martial arts demonstrations from a wide variety of ancient disciplines. These demonstrations will give you an introduction to a variety of styles and showcase local students of all ages.

Kimata Stage
Yasunori Kimata brings his unique style of painting to Hatsume Fair. 

Don’t Forget Your Hatsume T-shirt! 
Pick up your exclusive Hatsume t-shirt from the Fine Print Shoppe in the Anime Arena! Bring your own shirt and your first screen print is free, $5 per shirt after, or you can buy one on the spot for $10! 2019 designs by artist Brian Reedy coming soon!

All Weekend Long

Anime Arena
Enjoy a variety of anime offerings, shop an array of anime vendors and dealers, take a picture with your favorite anime characters and superheroes, and strut your stuff at the costume or fashion show contests on the Taiko Stage!

Festival Marketplace
Shop dozens of artisan, craft and plant vendors on festival grounds and Morikami’s distinctive Museum Store – including the Sweet Shop – inside the museum building.

Kids Zone @ Hatsume
Check out our festival activities area—by the stages—for festival games, Japanese crafts for the whole family and more!

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