Events

Come together to celebrate the strength and history of Japanese American athletics! Join in a day of performances, exhibitions, demonstrations, and activities to wish all the athletes competing this year luck and safety and learn about the Olympic games in Little Tokyo past and present....

Join us for our second annual Terasaki Budokan Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this event will go towards Terasaki Budokan. Our mission is to provide a facility in Downtown Los Angeles for youth, families, and seniors that offers sports, community activities and opportunities to connect visitors...

Play to win or play for fun, this quad tournament style will really be a great way to get a lot of playing time! 4-player adult coed and reverse coed teams will compete in a round robin tournament Saturday, July 24th! ...

Terasaki Budokan will be hosting its first summer camps this summer! There will be three camps with each week focusing on a different sport: basketball, volleyball, and karate. Registration for each camp is separate, and if you are interested in participating in multiple weeks, you...

Architectural Tour: Bring your glasses, mask, camera, and walking shoes! This architectural tour will begin at the newly constructed Budokan Community Center and make its way to significant architectural projects in the area, including the Walt Disney concert hall, Bradbury Building, and The Broad. This...

You're invited to Little Tokyo Service Center's Virtual 40th Anniversary Gala on October 10th, 2020!...

WATCH VIDEO Our 4th Annual Straight Outta Little Tokyo Fundraiser is a 80's-90's throwback party organized 100% by volunteers with proceeds benefiting Terasaki Budokan!  The entire night is full of live music, DJs, dancing, food and drinks to create new memories with old friends.  2019 SOLT...

Terasaki Budokan will host a reception for the legendary Wataru “Wat” Misaka on Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sake Dojo, 333 E. First St. in Little Tokyo. Misaka, now a 94-year-old resident of Utah, became the first person of color...

A book event for “When Women Rule the Court: Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball” will be held on Saturday, March 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute, 1964 W. 162nd St. in Gardena. Basketball has been an important part of...

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