Japan America Friendship Night moves to Frisco for a special outing in 2023
Our popular Japan America Friendship Night, which began in 2012, returns this year in a unique setting – Riders Field, home of the Frisco RoughRiders and the defending Texas League champions! Since opening in 2023, Riders Field has consistently been recognized as one of the best baseball stadiums in all the minor leagues. Join us for this family-focused event to build U.S.-Japan camaraderie and cheer on the Riders.
Pre-game activities will include cultural activities led by Japan-America Society staff and volunteers and a taiko drumming performance by Dallas Kiyari Daiko. Read below about the many other reasons to come out to the ballpark on June 25. Tickets are available in section 123, close to the game action and the visitor’s bullpen. Prices start at just $12!
5:00 pm – Taiko drumming performance before the game
Time TBD – Pre-game autograph session with Riders players
Time TBD – Pre-game catch on the field
5:30 to 7:30 pm – JASDFW information booth and cultural activities
6:05 pm – RoughRiders versus Springfield Cardinals baseball game starts
Bark in the park – Dogs are welcome to attend the game in designated areas
Crayola Experience activities for all fans
Additional Japanese-themed activities TBA
After game – Kids run the bases
Fireworks after kids run the bases!
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Date and Time
Sunday, June 25, 2023
5:00 p.m. Japanese drumming performance
5:30 p.m. JASDFW info table/Japanese activities begin
6:05 p.m. Baseball game begins
All times Central
Seats in section 123: Only $12 per person Does not include parking or concessions