September 02, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

15th Japanese Fall Festival Schedule Now Online

A full schedule of events is now available for the 15th annual Japanese Fall Festival in Springfield, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Sept. 12 at

The Springfield Sister Cities Association, with support from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, will host the event at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave.

Special performances by a traditional Japanese storyteller, taiko drumming group, traditional top spinner, and guests from Springfield’s sister city of Isesaki, Japan highlight this year’s festival.

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The three-day festival runs from 5:30 – 10 p.m., Friday night, and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for kids 12 and younger; and toddlers two years of age and under are free.

For more information, visit or call (417) 891-1191.

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For more information, media contact: Cindy Jobe, Festival Coordinator, (417) 864-1341 or cell (417) 353-6424.

Springfield Sister Cities Association (SSCA)
P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801 • (417) 864-1191