Tanabata Japanese Star Festival

Tanabata Japanese Star Festival

Celebrate the annual reunion of Japan’s iconic star-crossed lovers with storytelling, dances and cultural activities!

Event Date
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Event Date
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Event Time
10:00 am
3:00 pm
10:00 am
3:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
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About the Event

Children’s Museum Houston and the Consulate General of Japan in Houston would like to invite you to celebrate the Make a Wish!  “Tanabata 七夕” Japanese Star Festival.  As legend is told in Japanese culture, two star-crossed lovers, Vega and Altair, are separated by the Milky Way.  They are allowed to meet only once a year on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month.  This reunion marks the celebration of Tanabata (meaning the evening of the seventh). However, the Museum will celebrate this in August.

See what's happening throughout the Museum:

Kamishibai -  Enjoy an interactive Japanese story telling experience.

11 am and 1 pm @ Good Vibes stage.

Tanzaku - Make a wish, write it down on a wish card, and hang it on a bamboo tree in Kids’ Hall.

10 am to 3 pm @ Kids Hall

Origami - Master the art of Japanese paper folding by making stars in Kids’ Hall.

10 am to 3 pm @ Kids Hall
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Event Date
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Event Date
Sat
Aug
7
-  
Sat
Aug
7
2021
Event Time
10:00 am
-
3:00 pm
10:00 am
3:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
See Accessibility
Mask Up and Play Safe
We are committed to the safety of children, visitors, and our staff and follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines. Children 2 to 11 and visitors who are not fully vaccinated must wear a mask covering the nose and mouth while inside the Museum. Visitors who do not follow this requirement will be asked to leave. We will update our policies according to the CDC.
Thank You to Our Event SPONSORs
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Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

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