2020 Events (details are updated throughout the year)


Urasenke Chicago Association's Tatezome FEBRUARY 2, 2020

In February, association members, family, and friends will welcome in 2020, the year of the Rat, with a tea gathering. Tea will be prepared and the tokonoma will be decorated for the New Year. Everyone will be served a special new year sweet and a bowl of matcha. Following the tea presentation, there will be a Japanese New Year Bento (boxed lunch) and sake toast. 

Please check with your teacher or association member for more details.

Fee:        $30 + $20 annual membership fee (for members)
               $35 only (non-members)


Rikyuki (Memorial for Sen Rikyu) MARCH 22

We regretfully must cancel Rikyuki this year. 


Chicago Botanic Garden Children's Day Festival May 2 and 3, 2020

This event has been cancelled for this Spring


Chicago Japanese American Council's JAPAN FESTIVAL June 20 and 21, 2020

A day of food, fun, and culture hosted by Chicago Japanese American Council


Chicago Japanese Matsuri JULY

Join us as we say hello to the summer with two days of food, fun, and Japanese culture

Chanoyu Presentations aon Saturday and Sunday


Chicago Botanic Garden Summer Festival August 15 and 16

10 am - 3 pm (Tea presentation 10:30 am)

We are thrilled to be a part of these days of free family fun at the beautiful Chicago Botanic Garden.

Presentation followed by tea and sweets for 50 guests