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Japan Film Festival

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Nikka Yuko and the Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary have worked together to bring you a Japan Film Festival on Friday, November 10, and the best part is that it's FREE! There will be two showings on November 10. The first one is called Dad's Lunchbox and will have a start time of 12:30 p.m. […]

Origami Workshop (Holiday Edition)

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Join us on November 26th at 10:00 AM for a special Holiday Edition of our Origami Workshop! Instructors Laurie and Lev Zienchuk will show how to fold interesting Holiday-themed origami that you can use to decorate for the winter holiday season. Participants will be guided through the art of origami and learn to fold their […]

$15

Origami Workshop (Holiday Edition)

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Join us on December 3rd at 10:00 AM for a special Holiday Edition of our Origami Workshop! Instructors Laurie and Lev Zienchuk will show how to fold interesting Holiday-themed origami that you can use to decorate for the winter holiday season. Participants will be guided through the art of origami and learn to fold their […]

$15

Little Lethbridge Opera Performance

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Enjoy a special winter holiday performance from the Little Lethbridge Opera Theatre from 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM on our fire & ice stage located just outside the Yanoshita Centre near the garden gate. If the weather becomes too cold, they will be relocated to the large venue space inside the Bunka Centre. About the […]

Basha Nori (Horse & Wagon Rides) Family Night

Make your Christmas Eve with your family extra special with Basha Nori (Horse and Wagon Rides)! There will be one wagon available every 30 minutes from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM to take people on 15-minute rides around Henderson Lake. This event is completely FREE to attend but is first come, first served. If you […]

Joya no Kane (New Year’s Eve Bell)

Join us and Rev Izumi from the Buddhist Temple for a special New Years ceremony at 7pm on December 31, 2023, where Rev Izumi will ring the bell 108 times to ring in the new year.. There is FREE Admission from 6-7pm for the ceremony. Rev Izumi will also be inside the Bunka Centre for […]

Little Lethbridge Opera Performance

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Enjoy a special New Year's Eve performance from the Little Lethbridge Opera Theatre from 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM on our fire & ice stage located just outside the Yanoshita Centre near the garden gate. If the weather becomes too cold, they will be relocated to the large venue space inside the Bunka Centre. About […]

Kakizome (Calligraphy) Session

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Kakizome is a traditional Japanese New Year’s custom held in Japan in early January each year. The words “kakizome (書初)”, literally “first writing”, is a Japanese term for the first calligraphy written at the beginning of a year. It usually contains New Year's resolutions or well wishes. Join instructor Rev Izumi to learn how to […]

$10

Seijin no Hi (Coming of Age Day)

Join us on January 5th and 6th for our Sejin no Hi (Come of Age Day). FREE Winter Light Festival admission for all of those who turned 18 or are turning 18 in 2024. Come celebrate your Coming of Age year at Nikka Yuko and the Winter Light Festival.

Fire & Ice Performance

Don't miss a hot and cold performance, just outside the garden gates.🔥❄️ Taiko drummer, Marc Vantol, will be there to provide a cool taiko beat while being accompanied by a flaming fire dancing performance! Find them in the space just outside the Yanoshita Centre, tickets aren't required to watch!

Kodomo (Kids) Night

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Welcome to Kodomo (Kids) Night, a day filled with activities and events for kids of all ages! Event Schedule: Hang out in the Bunka Centre during opening hours to watch our Yuki & Hana Winter Anime, make crafts, and colour our colouring sheets! Catch a FREE Basha Nori (Horse & Wagon) Ride from 5:00 PM […]

Artist Talk – Jenn Kitagawa

Nikka Yuko is proud to host an Artist Talk with Jenn Kitagawa on January 24 from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM inside the Bunka Centre! The Artist Talk is completely FREE for the public to attend. However, there is limited seating so we encourage getting there early. The Winter Light Festival will be open on […]