Advertise in the Japanese Culture and Cherry Blossom Festivals Guide

The Nichi Bei Weekly’s Japanese Culture and Cherry Blossom Festivals Guide is the most popular and most widely circulated publication on the celebration of Japanese American culture in the country. Join Northern California’s leading Japanese American newspaper in celebrating this year’s spring festivities!

We will distribute 30,000 copies to more than 500 key locations throughout California and across the country.

Unique features of this publication include:
• The most comprehensive and most widely distributed guide to Japanese spring festivals across the country;
• The only annual  guide to Japanese culture, including descriptions of an array of Japanese cultural arts and feature stories on the arts;
• The only comprehensive guide to Japanese cultural arts classes throughout Northern California and beyond;
• A full-color pullout San Francisco Japantown Map and Directory.

This publication will be printed with a glossy cover on more than 40 full-color pages. Advertise in the only special edition of its kind and reach out to San Francisco, San Jose, the East Bay, the Peninsula, the Sacramento Valley and throughout Northern California, Southern California and cities across the country!

For your convenience, the 2018 Nichi Bei Weekly Japanese Culture and Cherry Blossom Festivals Guide could be found online here.

The Nichi Bei Weekly is published by the Nichi Bei Foundation, a nonprofit educational and charitable organization with a strong community-serving mission. Your advertisement is critical as it helps support the Nichi Bei Foundation’s efforts to keep the community connected, informed and empowered and sustain the Nichi Bei Weekly, which serves as a voice for our community. This publication is essentially our largest fundraiser of the year. But perhaps even more important, your advertising support helps us in our efforts to preserve Japanese culture in America.

Please reserve your advertisement placement and submit your ad file no later than Thursday, February 28, 2019. Payment required before publication.

If you have any questions, please contact our Advertising Department at (415) 673-1009 or e-mail
We look forward to having you and your organization participate in this special edition.

Materials/Ad File & Payment Deadline: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019

Publication Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

The Nichi Bei Weekly is now available in Print and Digital formats! See a sample of our 2018 Japanese Culture and Cherry Blossom Festivals Guide.


Easy reservation and online payment method, all you need is a credit card.

Please e-mail us at for any questions.

Click here to view our Media Kit.

If paying by check, please download the printable ad form and mail it to:

Nichi Bei Foundation
Advertising Department
P.O. Box 15693
San Francisco, CA 94115

To make an online payment, please scroll down below.

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Advertisement will not be placed until full payment is received. Please contact your ad manager if you have questions.

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