Those who attend the sixth Annual “Sake San Jose” will sample sake along Jackson Street between 3rd and 7th streets, rediscovering Japantown’s businesses and shops while enjoying an evening of sake tasting with friends, old and new.
Opening ceremony begins at 5 p.m. Sake tasting will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This year, “Sake San Jose” will be premiering a new event in Yu-Ai Kai’s brand new James Akiyama Wellness Center, the Akiyama Premium Sake Tasting. A special collection of premium sakes will be assembled for tasting in the center’s Sakura Room from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A variety of small plates will be offered to accompany the sakes. Sake experts will be available to offer information about the different sakes being tasted.
Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 on day of event. Premium tickets are $80.
Visit www.sakesanjose.com for more information or to purchase tickets.
For information on Yu-Ai Kai’s programs and services for seniors, visit www.yuaikai.org.
Participating Businesses and Organizations
Art Object Gallery
CATS – Contemporary Asian Theater Scene
Japan Town Medical Group
Japanese American Museum of San Jose
Nichi Bei Bussan
Orange Crush Studios
Sakura Nail Bar
San Jose JACL
Shuei-Do Manju Shop
Sushi Maru Restaurant
The Classic Rock
Western Contract Furniture
Pacific International Liquor
Silkroad Wine & Spirits