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Children’s Day and Koinobori

Children’s Day and Koinobori

April 17, 2015

Kodomo no Hi  (Children's Day) is a national holiday celebrated in Japan on May 5th. It is a day to honor children and celebrate their happiness while also expressing gratitude towards mothers.  Prior to 1948, there were separate holidays to celebrate boys and girls: Tango...

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Celebrating 86 Years!  Your Favorite Memories Shared.

Celebrating 86 Years!  Your Favorite Memories Shared.

October 15, 2014

Thank you for sharing your favorite memories of Uwajimaya with us!  We are delighted that we have been a part of your lives - helping you to celebrate with friends and family, keeping traditions alive and starting new ones.  We look forward to celebrating many...

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Happy 86th Birthday, Uwajimaya!

Happy 86th Birthday, Uwajimaya!

October 1, 2014

Fall is here and with it comes cooler weather, shorter days, falling leaves and Uwajimaya's anniversary!  This year, we are celebrating 86 years - happy birthday, Uwajimaya!  Starting on October 1, 2014, we have some fun contests planned for you, our customers and supporters who make celebrating 86 years...

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Ground Meat Art

Ground Meat Art

March 18, 2014

Have you stopped by the Seattle Uwajimaya meat department lately?  If so, you might have seen something unexpected in the meat case.  The creative and talented meat department team frequently displays different works of art made from... you guessed it... meat!  Spiders, pigs, castles, famous cartoon characters......

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More About Lunar New Year

More About Lunar New Year

January 22, 2014

Lunar New Year, often referred to as Chinese New Year, is quite possibly the most important holiday in many parts of Asia.  Traditionally, the holiday consists of 15 days of celebration and observance, running from the Lunar New Year's Eve until the last day of the lunar month. ...

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New Gift Card Designs

New Gift Card Designs

January 16, 2014

Uwajimaya recently released four new gift card designs. Even though we have been offering gift cards for seven years now, this is our first (and long overdue) refresh of the art. We're really excited about these four new designs and hope you like them too!   Read on...

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