Azabu Juban Festival

25th Aug–26th Aug, 2018 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Photo by Chris kirkland

Officially this is the Azabu-Juban Noryo Festival. Although “Noryo” means “cooling evening”, this festival held during the last weekend of August in the fashionable Azabujuban neighbourhood, is all about the food.

There are two basic types of food stalls—stalls from the many and varied members of the local food and hospitality association and stalls hawking produce from throughout Japan. Along with the usual matsuri fare, you’ll have a chance to try local delicacies from Hokkaido in the north through to Kyushu in the south. Additionally, there are lots of the typical festivals stalls and attractions geared towards the kids.

We should also point out that it’s one of Tokyo’s more “trendy” festivals, and the demographic is quite young – including lots of fashionable twenty-somethings and students. The vibe is closer to the “fun” side of the scale than “traditional”, a little more like a hanami party, but with high heat & humidity… and no blue plastic sheets.

2018 marks the 52nd time it’s been held.

Dates: 25th Aug–26th Aug, 2018
Start/End Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Azabu Juban Shopping Street
Entry: Free
Access: 154 m from Azabujūban Station Namboku Line (N4)Oedo Line (E22)
0.7 km from Akabanebashi Station Oedo Line (E21)
Web: http://www.azabujuban.or.j...
Link in Japanese
Area: Azabu Juban
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