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Tokyo Cheapo Downtown Drinks

Join the TC gang and fellow cheapos for a drink (or few) and casual mingling at Commune 2nd. This is our 32nd casual meet-up and all are welcome—from readers to travelers to mysterious strangers.

This&That Cafe Vol.40: Sounds of Winter

One of our favorite events in the city, This&That offers an interdisciplinary evening of art and music—plus good vibes and cold drinks!



Craft Beer & Comedy

Good food, great beer and belly laugh-inducing English stand-up comedy is the perfect way to kick-start your Saturday evening in Roppongi.

Farmers and Kids Festa 2018

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.

Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour

For a taste of the Edo period, head to Kagurazaka’s Zenkokuji Temple for various traditional Japanese performing arts. The event features leading artists, both young and seasoned, who will showcase street performances, dances and traditional parlor games.

Design Festa Vol. 48 – Fall Edition

What could be the largest art event in the world is coming back to Tokyo Bight Sight in Odaiba this weekend. Feast your eyes on over 15,000 exhibitions, including 125 live painting performances.

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 a 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.

Exotic Modern at Tokyo Teien Museum

This Art Deco exhibition explores the influence of “exotic” cultures on art and fashion in early 20th century France.

Cheese Festa

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.

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.

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