It’s our birthday so let’s celebrate!
10 Year Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, June 2, 2019 | 12pm – 4pm
Del Mar Plaza Oceanview Deck (3F)
Come join us for Shimbashi’s 10th anniversary celebration at the Ocean View Deck in the Del Mar Plaza. The month of June marks 10 years of business and we couldn’t be more proud of what we’ve accomplished together with you as loyal customers!
Enjoy live Japanese Taiko Drumming, SAKE EXPO, Japanese street foods, cultural performances, kids games and more! There will be audience participation with an opportunity for you to play the taiko drums!
There will be a variety of performances taking place throughout the afternoon. Enjoy the performances filled with Japanese culture!
SAKE EXPO booth features over 15 premium sake from different breweries where you can enjoy sake tasting. It’s the perfect chance to experience what sake truly has to offer!
Get your tickets for sake tasting in advance to take advantage of discount!
$25 (advance)/ $30 (same day)
Get Your Tickets
1:30-2:00pm (includes audience participation)
Come and see the powerful rhythms of Japanese traditional taiko drums performed by Genbu Daiko – San Diego. There will be audience participation with an opportunity for you to play the taiko drums!
Genbu Daiko was founded by Noel Garcia, with over 20 years of taiko performance and teaching experience, Genbu’s goal is to teach and share the art form of taiko in hopes of spreading creativity, expression and passion among themselves and throughout the community.
Facebook | @genbudaiko
Instagram | @genbudaiko
Japan Karate Do
Demonstration of Karate Kata and Kobudo. Watch a choreographed demonstration using real katana swords.
Hanshi M. Miki is a highly decorated karate instructor worldwide. Hanshi is the first person outside of Japan to be awarded the 8th degree black belt and has received the prestigious honor of receiving the Hanshi-Go (Grand Mastership) by Soke Kenzo Mabuni, the heir of the founder of Shito Ryu, Karate-Do Kenwa Mabuni.
Website: Japan Karate Do
Sanshin – Song of Okinawa Islands
The “Sanshin” is a traditional and very popular musical instrument in Okinawa. Okinawa is beautiful islands located on the end of the southwest of Japan. The Sanshin is indispensable to life of people in Okinawa with traditional “Shima-Uta” that means song of islands.
Kimono Fashion Show
San Diego Kimono Club
San Diego Kimono club was formed in 2013. The members are all volunteers who love Japanese culture and want to carry on their Japanese heritage. The kimonos are very special garments and some members have worn ones that are over one hundred years old where some kimonos have been passed down from their grandmothers and their mothers.
Facebook | @SDkimonoclub
Moss based arts and crafts by HD Creations
Learn the art and craft of the Japanese Kokedama, a moss based traditional bonsai form.
Kokedama, simply means “moss ball.” HD Creations will hold a workshop at Shimbashi’s 10th anniversary celebration. In this class, you’ll create your own Kokedama with a plant of your choice, and learn best practices for care and upkeep. There will be 2 sessions and seats are limited to a maximum of 6 people in each class. Learn more.
Kimono Photo Booth
Get dressed and styled in a yukata, summer kimono. Enjoy the photo session solo or with your friends and family. With cute accessories, try a different type of photo shoot for amazing pictures!
Fee: $10/person including one-hour free time dressed in kimono.
Sachiko Miyoshi at Kimono Bloom has been working for more than 15 years as Professional Kimono Dresser. Kimono Dressing Class Instructor based in San Diego/OC.
Website | www.kimonobloom.com
Facebook | @kimonobloom
Japanese Inspired Gifts and Crafts
Find unique Japanese inspired gifts and crafts at Shimbashi’s 10th Anniversary Celebration. A variety of local vendors will join us at the Oceanview deck.