Events in Japan

October - 10 : Jyu-gatsu

Events in Japan

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.

Hibiya Gardening Show | Oct. 20 - 28 2018

A gardening exhibition at Hibiya Park in Tokyo, will hold various events; gardening competition, flower arrangement workshop, outdoor activity experiences and more. Admission is free.

Hello Halloween PUMPKIN PARADE | Oct. 28(Sun) 2018

A Halloween event held at Harajuku. More than 1000 kids in a costume will parade on the Omotesando Street.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oedo Mikoshi Competition Festival | Oct.7 2018

A large event for traditional festival performances. Mikoshi (portable Shinto shrines) and the groups of bearers across Tokyo area will take part and show their performance.

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.

Oeshiki Festival at Ikegami Honmonji Temple | Oct.11-13 2018

Oeshiki is a Buddhist memorial service held on the anniversary of the holy priest Nichiren’s death.

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.

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.

AUTUMN GINZA | Oct.17 - Nov.3 2018

A lineup of events to experience the tradition and the culture of Ginza; an open-air tea ceremony, the Diners Club’s Ginza Restaurant Week, Kid's Kabuki, and walking tours to visit temples and shrines in Ginza.

Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Festival (Oedo Kakki Parade) | Oct.28 2018

This festival takes place in Nihonbashi and Kyobashi area near JR Tokyo Station, includes a large parade with some three thousand people, making their way down Chuo Dori Street.

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.