Memphis, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2021) – Offerings from a fine assortment of food trucks and food vendors will provide plenty of tasty tidbits for Japanese food lovers at the 2021 Memphis Japan Festival on Sunday, November 7th at Memphis Botanic Garden.
Sushi, hibachi, ramen, rice bowls, Japanese-inspired sandwiches, matcha cupcakes and sake and Japanese beer are just a few of the Japanese delicacies that will be served by Japan Café, Kandikakes and More, Rice Burner and SEKISUI. Soi Number 9 will add to the Asian flavor of the day with Thai food.
GRISANTI 9DOUGH1 will be serving a variety of 8-inch personal pizzas with two specialty Japanese-flavor pizzas.
Mr. Casas Japanese Grill & Mexican Food will be serving Japanese hibachi and Mexican cuisine.
Wild Bills Soda will be dispensing seven flavors of soda in collectible mugs, and Tea House “Edo” will deliver complimentary Japanese green tea, rice cakes and candy and a place to relax.
And, what’s a festival without sweets treats! Mempops and Little Jimmy’s Italian Ices will cool things down with signature popsicle flavors and refreshing Italian ices.
Admission includes the Memphis Japan Festival and Memphis Botanic Garden - $10 per adult and $5 per student. Admission is free for children under 12 years of age and for Memphis Botanic Garden members. Parking is free.
Primary funding is provided by these civic-minded corporate sponsors: Diamond Sponsors - Brother Industries (U.S.A.), Inc., Shelby County Government and The City of Memphis; Grantmaking Sponsor - Tennessee Arts Commission; Gold Sponsors - FedEx, Greater Memphis Chamber, Japanese Traders and Manufacturers Association, Memphis Light, Gas and Water, NKC of America, Inc. and The Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation; Bronze Sponsors - First Horizon Bank, The Belz Foundation and TVA - Tennessee Valley Authority.
For more information and updates, please visit us leading up to the festival at www.memphisjapanfestival.org.
Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc.
Ginger Byrn, Festival Director