Origami Palooza

2023 Palooza

Sunday, September 17th, 2023
Japan Center Peace Plaza

Join us for the biggest Origami event in San Francisco - Origami Palooza!  Happening on Sunday, September 17th in the Japantown Peace Plaza, this FREE event celebrates Origami- the Art of Paper Folding. 

Folders of all ages and skill levels welcome. 

Highlights include: 

Fold With A Master - Join this year’s Master, Bernie Peyton, who will teach whimsical Origami Hats in 2 sessions!

Fold Your Own - Learn a really cool model or two from our team of local Origami teachers

Compete - Bring your best work to compete for prizes (registration required)

Oversize Folding- Fold a model from a 5 foot square (Limited to 6 entrants, sign-up required). 


Bernie Peyton, Origami artist, 
designer and author.

Open to all ages.  Paper provided. 

Register for the Origami Competition HERE
Sign up for Oversized Folding HERE

Sponsored by: Japan Center Malls, Paper Tree, Tuttle


How do I fold an Origami Crane?

The crane is one of the most popular models in Origami. You can use this diagram to learn how to fold the traditional crane model.

Where is your store?

Our store is located on the Buchanan Mall, a one block walking mall between Sutter and Post streets in San Francisco's Japantown.

What are your store hours?

Sunday & Weekdays
11:00am - 5:00pm

11:00am - 6:00pm

Paper Tree

1743 Buchanan Mall
San Francisco CA 94115
415.921.7100 Main
415.921.2023 Facsimile