Events in Japan

January - 1 : Ichi-gatsu

Events in Japan

New Year's Celebration Events at the Tokyo National Museum | Jan 2 - 27 2019

Celebrating the New Year 2019, various special events will take place at the Tokyo National Museum, Ueno, Tokyo. On January 2nd and 3rd, traditional dance and music will be performed. The schedule can be found on their official website.

Daruma Doll Market at Kitain Temple | Jan. 3. 2019

Kawagoe historic district includes old merchant homes built in the traditional warehouse style of the Edo period. Kitain, a historical temple related to the Tokugawa Shogun family, has various attractions including the numerous stone states called Gokyaku Rakan.

Edomachi-Taito Entertainment Festival | Jan.6 - Feb.16 2019

The festival of stylishness, rich humanity, and open-mindedness - offering different cultures of entertainment and arts cultivated in Taito City, Tokyo.

Dezome-shiki | Acrobatic New Year's performance by firefighters | Jan.6.2019

Organized by the Tokyo Fire Department, this is an event held to pray for a safe year.

Oedo Antique Market at Tokyo International Forum | Jan. 6 and 20, 2019

A flea market held in front of Tokyo International Forum Building, just one minute away from JR Yurakucho Station in Ginza. Admission Free. 

Maebashi New Year Market Festival | Jan. 9. 2019

A traditional market held to sell Daruma dolls. Many stalls line along Honmachi-dori Road (Route 50) and shopping streets of central Maebashi. Traditional ceremonies will also take place on the street and at Maebashi Hachimangu Shrine.

Isesaki New Year Market (Isesaki Hatsuichi) | Jan. 11. 2019

A traditional market held to sell Daruma dolls and lucky charms. More than 200 stalls line along Honcho-dori Avenue where “B-kyu Gurume” or B-movie types of food will be served. Traditional performing arts will also take place at Isesaki-jinja Shrine.

Antique Jamboree | Jan. 11-13. 2019

One of the biggest antique shocase in Japan, featuring Japanese , wester antiques and old fashoned toys./p>

Furusato Matsuri Festival at Tokyo Dome City | Jan. 11-20. 2019

A large event held at Tokyo Dome Stadium. Numerous food stalls from all over Japan will be gathered to serve unique local dishes. The highlight of the festival is traditional performing arts on the stage; lively folk dance, drumming float parade and more.

Street Performance Festival in Saitama City | Jan. 12-13. 2019

Street performers and comedians will gather and show their performances to make the first laugh and smile in the new year of 2019.

Yama (King of the world of the dead) Festival/Market | Jan. 15-16. 2019

The hidden-away-from-view statue of Yama, treasured at Shoenji temple 勝専寺 in Kitasenju 北千住, is opened to the public twice a year on 15th, 16th of January and July. 

Flea Market in Setagaya (Boroichi Market) | Jan. 15-16. 2019

A traditional market with a history of over 400 years, more than 700 stalls will line on the streets. The marketplace is located near the Daikan-yashiki 代官屋敷, a former residential house of the local governor (Samurai house).

AUTOMOTIVE WORLD - Autonomous Driving Technology Expo | Jan.16-18. 2019

AUTOMOTIVE WORLD integrates exhibitions & conferences covering essential topics in the automotive industry, including automotive electronics, connected car, autonomous driving, EV/HEV/FCV, lightweight and processing technology.

CAR-MECHA JAPAN | Jan.16-18. 2019

An exhibition specialised in processing technology for automotive manufacturing. The best place to meet automotive engineers from all over the world.

SMART FACTORY Expo | Jan.16-18. 2019

Japan's largest exhibition gathering technologies and products related to smart factories such as IoT/M2M solutions, FA technologies, industrial robots, green energy solutions, and factory equipment, etc.

WEARABLE EXPO | Jan.16-18. 2019

From wearable devices to IoT, AR/VR technology, the latest materials&components, all about wearables gather from around the world.

RoboDEX | Jan.16-18. 2019

From industrial/service robots to development technology, IT, AI, etc... all about robots will gather at this show.

NEPCON JAPAN R&D and Manufacturing | Jan.16-18 2019

World’s Leading SMT Exhibition gathering Equipment, Solutions and Services for Electronics Manufacturing.