In our Marketplace, you will find beautifully handmade Asian crafts, one-of-a-kind gifts, sundries, an array of local fresh plants and flowers.
Aki Dollars make ideal gifts for friends and family. You can spend your Aki Dollars in the Food Court, Marketplace, and in the Kids Zone. They are available in packets of $25 (five $5 certificates). You can purchase them in September after Sunday Service or in the church office.
Fresh up your home and garden with captivating potted plants, bedding flowers, and multi-hued hanging baskets.
Delight in finding one-of-a-kind unique items – for yourself or a gift! These collectibles and antiques will pique your interest.
Hands of Grace
Shop in this boutique for all handmade items such as greeting cards, Asian fabric purses and totes, jewelry, colorful Hawaiian leis, and assorted Japanese washi paper gifts.
Silent Auction Baskets
Our baskets selection will include a variety of services, activities and specialty goods. Bid on your favorite baskets and your donation will benefit the CA/NV UMC Disaster Response and the Wesley Garden and Play Space.
SPECIAL UPDATE ON SILENT AUCTION ITEMS!!!!
We are OVERWHELMED with the generosity of our community, in support of our Aki Matsuri Silent Auction! Some highlights:
More than 50 donations from Japantown businesses
For our sports fans: SJ Sharks, SJ Earthquakes, Oakland A's, SF 49ers, Golden State Warriors
For our fashionistas: Kate Spade, Juicy Couture
For our children: Oakland Zoo, Gilroy Gardens, Lawrence Hall of Science, Pier 39
Cheers to Cooper-Garrod Vineyard, Concannon Vineyard, Charles Krug, Lagunitas, Takara Sake!
Gift cards/certificates worth MORE THAN $1,000!!!
We truly have something for everyone this year, ranging from tools to movie passes to Japanese artifacts. More than 100 items will be available in our auction, so please come by to place your bid! Because we have so many donations, many will go at bargain prices!
For those of you who will be busy during Aki, come and take advantage of our Buy It Now option. You can skip the whole bidding process!
See you at the Silent Auction!