Events in Japan

October - 10 : Jyu-gatsu

Events in Japan

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine Festival | Oct.20-21 2018

A two-day festival that will transport you back in time to the traditional aesthetic streets of Edo-period Japan

Nanso Satomi Samurai Festival | Oct. 20. 2018

The festival includes Samurai parade and performances at the beach.

Oeshiki Festival at Kishibojin Temple | Oct.16-18 2018

The Oeshiki is a Buddhist memorial service on the anniversary of the holy priest Nichiren’s death and is also a festival dedicated to the goddess Kishibojin (Hariti). During the Oeshiki many food stalls line around the temple and thousands of people parade on the streets there.

Sawara-no Taisai Festival in autumn | Oct.12-14 2018

Sawara-no Taisai is a traditional festival held in Sawara, a natural waterway district, known for the cherished old townscape. With a 300-year history, Sawara Taisai has been designated as a significant intangible folk cultural asset of Japan.

Toshogu Shrine Autumn Festival in Nikko | Oct.16-17 2018

The largest festival held at Nikko Toshogu Shrine in the historic area of Nikko. This event takes place in spring and autumn. Though the festival in autumn is smaller than it in spring, autumn is a great season to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mountains in Nikko covered with colorful leaves.

Izu Shirahama-jinja Shrine Festival | Oct.28-30 2018

A traditional festival held at Shirahama-jinja, the oldest shrine in Izu region. The 3-day festival includes various events, such as the bonfire and fireworks dedicated to the gods in seven Izu islands.

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia Autumn | Oct.5-12 2018

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) is one of Asia’s largest international short film festivals which will hold “Autumn Screening ” as a tie-up with the Tokyo International Film Festival.

Tokyo Market Meat Festival | Oct. 13 - 14. 2018

The food festival will take place at Tokyo Meat Market in Shinagawa, Tokyo. The festival's specialties in this year are meat products from Miyazaki prefecture. You will be able to sample Shabu-Shabu and Tonkatsu.

Tsukemen Ramen Competition | Oct.4-31 2018

The largest competition for Tsukemen Ramen restaurants. The visitors who taste the very best ramen from famous ramen restaurants across Japan and can vote to select the No.1 restaurant in Japan.

Taste of Tokyo Food Festival & Market | Oct.5-7 2018

This event will take place to promote food production in Tokyo. During this 3-day food festival, you can try out various dishes and food products produced in Tokyo; vegetables, meats, fishes, beer, dairy products, and more.

Japan Robot Week 2018 | Oct.17-19 2018

The Exhibition Specialized in Service Robots and Robot-Related Technologies

CEATEC JAPAN | Oct.16-19 2018

One of the largest CPS/IoT Exhibition in Japan held at Makuhari Messe.
CEATEC JAPAN looks to a future society suffused with information, ushering in a new industrial revolution driven by data.

Japan STEAM PARK Expo at Kabukicho | Oct.6-8 2018

This creators' Festa is one of the largest steam punk exhibitions held in Japan, takes place at Kabukicho in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Doll Market at Nihonbashi | Oct. 4-6 2018

Ningyocho 人形町 (means doll town) in Nihonbashi is a commercial and cultural district with a 400-year history back to Edo period, flourished with Kabuki theaters and Japanese puppet shows. During the Ningyouichi doll market, many stalls line along Ningyocho Street.

Autumn Rose Festival at Jindai Botanical Gardens | Oct.10-31 2018

The gardens have 274 different types of 5100 roses, bloom in spring and autumn.

Musical Instruments Fair Japan | Nov.19-21 2018

The largest trade show of musical instruments in Japan, showcasing the latest music technologies and top brand instruments all over the world.

Yabusame Horseback Archery at Takadanobaba | Oct.8 2018

Yabusame is the art of shooting arrows on horseback, performed as a traditional ceremony that derives from horse riding exercises for Samurai warriors.

Hachioji Food Festival | Oct.6-8 2018

A local food festival held in Hachioji City of Tokyo Prefecture. During this 3-day festival, many food stalls will offer special local food; Yakitori, Tendon, Yakisoba and more. Tokyo-made food products will also be sold there.