Cheapo Weekend for May 27-28: Art, Music and Culture Fests

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This&That Cafe Vol. 33 – Art and Music Night (May 26): One of our favorite cheapo-approved events is back for it’s start-of-summer celebrations! #TnTCafe in Roppongi puts on a quality night of fun. There’s live art and music, good drinks and good vibes—what’s not to enjoy?

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Laos Festival 2017 (May 27-28): Don’t know much about Laos culture? We’ll this is the perfect weekend to learn a thing or two. Head over to Yoyogi Park for Laotian music, dance, food and more—all taking place in the park’s events square.

One Love Jamaica Fest – Has moved from Yoyogi to Toyosuna Park in Chiba | Photo by ami harikoshi used under CC

One Love Jamaica Festival (May 27-28): In its 13th year, this festival has become a summertime staple in Tokyo. Enjoy Jamaican eats, drinks, musical performances and party atmosphere under the sun.

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Earth Day Market (May 27-28): If you’re in the Harajuku/Shibuya area, pop by Yoyogi Park for the Earth Day Market—earth-friendly goods can be found for sale, from organic fruit/veg to fair trade products to handmade crafts.

Tokyo Port Festival (May 27-28): The Tokyo Port Festival is your chance to reconnect with Tokyo’s harbor. Taking place at the Harumi Port Terminal, there will be lots of family-oriented activities and a firefighting display with firefighting tugs on Sunday.

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Design Festa – Spring (May 27-28): Asia’s largest art event returns to Tokyo Bight Sight in Odaiba this weekend. If you pre-purchase a ticket for 800 yen, you’ll be able to feast your eyes on over 10,000 exhibitions. That’s cheaper than most exhibitions at the National Art Center in Roppongi, and the ambiance will be less stuffy too.


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