Come Celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of Kamome in Crescent City, California at the Inaugural Kamome Festival
The Kamome Festival will celebrate the 10 year anniversary of when the little boat — called Kamome — washed ashore in Crescent City as result of a tsunami in Rikuzentakata, Japan. This tragic event sparked a special sister city relationship between Rikuzentakata and Crescent City. This is a FREE event. See the current schedule of events below. And read the full story about Kamome and watch the documentary. The Kamome Festival will be an annual event every April in Crescent City.
Kamome Festival Schedule of Events on April 14, 2023 – Be sure to check back here for event updates
Tons of activities for kids, from origami and Kanji writing to “go bag” toolkit making for emergency preparedness during earthquakes and tsunamis.
Stroll the interactive trail to learn about the story of Kamome, tsunamis and earthquakes, and our sister city relationship with Rikuzentakata.
Ceremony and the Kamome art mural unveiling with City and County officials, Del Norte High School students and our friends from Rikuzentakata.
Watch a Taiko drum performance by Humboldt Taiko which utilizes traditional Japanese drums at the Crescent Elk Auditorium