Harumatsuri's Venue

Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre

Anime Evolution: Harumatsuri is a community-favourite spring event that has taken place at the beautiful Nikkei National Musuem & Cultural Centre, a multi-use facility housing a Japanese-Canadian cultural centre at the corner of Kingsway and Sperling in Burnaby, British Columbia. We are proud to be partners with Nikkei Centre in running this event. 2019 is the 5th consecutive year we will be hosting AE: Harumatsuri at the Nikkei Centre.

Where is the Nikkei Centre?

6688 Southoaks Crescent

Burnaby, BC, Canada

Our Event Hours

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

How far is Nikkei from Downtown Vancouver?

Driving: 20-30 mins

via Kingsway - 15km

Transit - 35 minutes

via SkyTrain Expo Line + bus #119

Getting to the Nikkei Centre and Harumatsuri

Arriving by car

Nikkei Centre is located at Kingsway and Sperling Ave. in Burnaby.

Con-goers coming from Highway 1 should use the Kensington Avenue exit (exit 34) and take Canada Way to Imperial Street, then Sperling Ave.

Con-goers coming from Richmond, the Airport and Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal should take Highway 91/91A to the Queensborough Bridge.

Free underground parking is available at Nikkei Centre; spaces are limited. Additional on-street parking available on surrounding streets.

Arriving by transit

Metro Vancouver is served by TransLink buses and SkyTrain lines.

Nikkei Centre is located adjacent to bus stops on Kingsway. It is also an approximately 15-minute walk from Edmonds Station on the Expo Line.

TransLink route #119 serves Nikkei Centre directly at the Kingsway and Sperling Avenue stops. Route #119 connects to the SkyTrain Expo Line at Metrotown and Edmonds stations, and is a frequent transit network route meaning buses arrive every 10-15 minutes all day.

Buses #147 and #148 are also available down the hill at Beresford St.

When is Harumatsuri 2019?

Harumatsuri 2019 takes place on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

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