The UnPlugged zone in the Pavilion and beyond is where you can unplug to take a moment and smell (or draw*) the flowers!



(Unless days/times are specified, all activities are through the duration of the festival.)

Carrom Boards + Board/Card Games

Sit a while and play other board games and cards to hang out and relax!

Community Mural

Create shoulder to shoulder with neighbors at this community mural facilitated by Steven Rubalcaba

Chalk Art

Draw chalk designs led by Luna Park artist Sonia Barron. Create yourself a mini ‘zine with how-to drawings.

*eZine – multicultural

Learn how to draw flowers of cultural significance: California Poppy, Jasmine, Lotus, Marigold, Shamrock, and Tulip!

Giant Jenga

…’cos, who doesn’t want to create a tower and challenge the laws of physics?


Multicultural Dolls

Community members will share their precious collection of dolls + Thanks to Japanese American Museum San Jose for their display of Hina Matsuri Dolls!

Loteria + Bingo

Try your hand at chance with bingo and also play loteria with beautifully designed cards. Thanks to Mayfair Community Center for running the Loteria

Hanafuda (Sep 30)

Come play with beautiful flower card-decks that originated in Japan, known as hanafuda.

Jeffrey Fung

Mahjong (Oct 1)

You can also try your luck at mahjong with community members from Society of Heart’s Delight.