Tokyo Events This Week: Fall, Fairs and Farmers

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Tokyo events for Monday, November 4 to Sunday, November 10, 2019

This week get into the fall spirit with autumn leaves festivals at Mt. Takao and near Mt. Fuji. There’s also good times and good luck awaiting you at the Asakusa Tori-no-ichi Fair. Plus take your pick of cheese, farmer and performaing arts festivals.

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Fuji-Kawaguchiko Fall Leaves Festival

This annual fall festival takes place at the famous Maple Corridor near Mt. Fuji. There will be food stalls, local specialties and performances.

 Fuji-Kawaguchiko Fall Leaves Festival

Maple Corridor
Dates:1st Nov–23rd Nov, 2019
Entry:Free

Mt. Takao Autumn Leaves Festival

Visit nearby Mt. Takao for the perfect fall day trip. The tree leaves are autumnally clad, plus there will be traditional performances and market stalls throughout the month.



 Mt. Takao Autumn Leaves Festival

Dates:1st Nov–30th Nov, 2019
Entry:Free

Craft Beer & Comedy Yokohama

A fun night of English and Japanese stand-up in Yokohama. Your entry ticket also gets your a pint of American craft beer.

 Craft Beer & Comedy Yokohama

Yokohama Stand Up
Dates:7th Nov, 2019
Entry:
Adults:
On the door: ¥1,500

Asakusa Tori-no-ichi Fair I

Taking place in Asakusa, this traditional Edo-period festival celebrates luck in health and business. Take some good luck home with you by buying a ‘kumade’—an ornate rake decorated with gold and silver sold by lively vendors around the shrine.

 Asakusa Tori-no-ichi Fair I

Dates:Early Nov, 2020
Entry:Free

Nerd Nite #38: Risk & Reward

Nerd Nite is “the Discovery Channel with beer”, a monthly event series that mixes presentations, performances, trivia, demos, music, and of course drinking.

 Nerd Nite #38: Risk & Reward

Nerd Nite
Dates:8th Nov, 2019
Entry:
Adults:
On the door: ¥1,000

National Museum of Western Art – Free Admission Day

Check out the extensive permanent collection at the Museum of Western Art in Ueno Park for free. Works include paintings from the late Medieval period through to the 20th century and modern French sculpture.

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 National Museum of Western Art - Free Admission Day

Dates:23rd Nov, 2019
Entry:Free

Farmers and Kids Festa 2019

This event lets parents pass that tricky “Where does food come from?” question onto real farmers, who will hold educational seminars on agriculture for kids. In addition, there will be an array of food options available and various farm animals to befriend.

 Farmers and Kids Festa 2020

Dates:Early Nov, 2020
Entry:Free

Snow Bank Pay It Forward

Ready for snow in Tokyo? A slope of the white stuff and a rail will be set up at Yoyogi Park where you can snowboard and sled. There will also be food, music and skateboarding ramps if you’re just not ready for snow to be in your life yet. This event is partnered with Red Cross to raise awareness about becoming a bone marrow donor, hence the “Pay It Forward” part of the name.

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 Snow Bank Pay It Forward

Dates:Early Nov, 2020
Entry:Free

Cheese Festa 2019

What better way to celebrate Cheese Day in Japan (Nov 11) than with a cheese-tasting event? EBiS303, an event hall in Ebisu, will host the festa where you can try various domestic and international varieties of the stinky stuff over the weekend. Yes, there will be wine.

 Cheese Festa 2020

cheese festa
Dates:Early
~
Mid Nov, 2020
Entry:Free

Festival/Tokyo

Festival/Tokyo is an annual performing arts festival. A range of events—from dance, theater, talks, and film screenings—will be held at venues across Tokyo.

 Festival/Tokyo

Festival Tokyo - press photo
Dates:Early Oct
~
Mid Nov, 2020
Entry:¥1,000 – ¥3,500

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