Aug 25
~
Aug 31

“Everyday Miracles Can Happan” – Mexican Contemporary Art Exhibition

12:00pm – 6:00pm
Free

This art exhibition focuses around the ex-voto as an object of spiritual devotion, and a window to Mexican everyday life. A selection of 25 contemporary artworks will be shown that reinterpret the ex-voto in different ways that range from narrating personal stories to deconstructing the practice itself. An ex-voto is a votive painting that is traditionally used to show gratitude to a saint or god that granted a favor. Nowadays, ex-votos are still used within a religious context and more recently as pieces of contemporary art. Takes place at Okappachan House.

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  • Oct 10
    ~
    Nov 8

    Halloween Night in the Forest

    From October 10th to November 8th, Shinrin Park in Saitama Prefecture will hold a light-up and illumination event called “Halloween Night in the Forest”. Walk through the park at night enjoying the Halloween-themed artworks and installations, which include: a Sogetsu-style […]

    5:00pm – 8:30pm
    ¥450 (on the door)
  • Oct 3
    ~
    Oct 4

    M Festival

    The Myoko Mountain Music Festival—aka the M Festival—is Japan’s newest two-day outdoor event. Promoting world-class music, sustainability, art, and outdoor lifestyle, M Festival will bring you closer to nature! The festival takes place at Ikenotaira Ski Resort in Myoko, Niigata […]

    8:00am – 8:00pm
    ¥8,000 – ¥12,500
  • Cheapos on Tokyo Tower
    Sep 10
    ~
    Oct 10

    20,169 Step Up Challenge

    Online

    Due to COVID-19, the annual Tower Climb has been canceled and replaced with a challenge that you can do anywhere. The Step Up Challenge involves walking 20,169 steps in honor of the 20,169 lives lost last year to suicide. Instead […]

  • Oct 1
    ~
    Oct 31

    Kawasaki Halloween Parade 2020

    Online

    The most famous Halloween parade in all of Japan is the Kawasaki Halloween Parade. The 24th edition of the festivities will take place online in 2020, making it a world-wide event. This year’s theme is “Cyberspace Costumes”. Note: Photos are […]

    Free
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    Late
    Sep

    Takigi Noh (Firelight Noh) at Zojoji Temple

    Cancelled

    A rare opportunity to see a Noh (a live classical Japanese musical drama—the one with the masks) with a twist. Gather at Zozoji Temple on Saturday evening to see the performance unfold outdoors and illuminated by firelight. The performance itself starts at […]

    6:00pm – 8:00pm
    ¥2,000 – ¥8,000
  • Late
    Sep

    Shinagawa Shukuba Matsuri

    Cancelled

    The Shinagawa Shukuba Matsuri is a festival celebrating Shinagawa’s history as the first rest stop on the Tokaido heading south. The Tokaido was Japan’s main east-west route linking Edo (Tokyo) with Kyoto during the Edo period. Basically this is a […]

    10:00am – 8:00pm
    Free
  • Mid
    ~
    Late
    Sep

    Red Spider Lily Festival

    Cancelled

    If Red is your favourite color, then mark this event on your calendar. As you’ll probably know from cherry blossom in the Spring and Momiji in the Fall, the Japanese go to 110% on seasonal plant life celebration. The Red […]

    9:00am – 4:30pm
    ¥300 (on the door)