Friday, May 17, 2013

Sake San Jose 2013

Japantown is going to host the 8th Annual Sake San Jose event on May 23rd, which benefits the Yu-Ai Kai Community Senior Service. If you want to sample a variety of sakes while checking out over 20 Japantown venues and listening to San Jose Taiko, now is the time to get your early bird tickets before the discount expires! More event info below:


WHEN:May 23, 2013
Registration – 4:30PM
Opening Ceremony – 5:00PM
Sake Tasting - 5:30PM-8:30PM
WHERE:Japantown San Jose
On Jackson Street Between 3rd and 7th Streets
TICKETS:Early Bird – $40 until May 19, 2013
General Admission – $50 after May 19. 2013

Yu-Ai Kai’s 8th Annual Sake San Jose event will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Join the hundreds of sake tasters as they embark upon the streets of historic Japantown San Jose (on Jackson Street, between 3rd and 7th Streets) for one of the most anticipated fundraisers of the year.
This year’s opening ceremony will again feature a lively performance by the San Jose Taiko group followed by our guests of honor in a ceremonial sake cask breaking (Kagami-wari) and a toast of Kampai! More than 20 Japantown businesses will host a pouring station, where Yu-Ai Kai volunteers will offer samples of sake made both in Japan and the U.S.
Early Bird tickets are $40 when purchased by May 19th; $50 after May 19. There is also a VIP ticket for $60 which includes admission, a Horitaka design Year of the Snake T-shirt, and express check-in line at Registration.
New this year will be celebrities participating at various pouring stations. So don’t be surprised if you see a familiar face.
Registration opens at 4:30 PM with Opening Ceremony beginning at 5:00 PM.
Ticket holders must be 21 years of age and must have valid photo identification.
No refunds or exchanges.
Sake San Jose is a fundraiser benefiting Yu-Ai Kai Community Senior Service


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