Officially the “Kappabashi Dōgu Matsuri” (Kappabashi Tool Festival), this festival is a showcase of Tokyo’s premiere neighborhood for both amateur and professional kitchen supplies – from knives, to porcelain to realistic plastic food models.
Although the “Kappa ichi” (Kappa market) part of the festival officially runs for a week, most of the festivities—such as a sweets festival, parades, a stamp rally and more, take place on the final Sunday and Monday (which is a public holiday).
From October 18th to 29th, 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 space […]
The 2021 event (like the 2020 event) is being held online. The info below is for the in-person event. Get ready to experience real Japanese flavors! This three-day food festival is jam-packed with 100 authentic Japanese experiences for kids and […]
The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo, visiting all 30 stations of the famous JR Yamanote train line. Teams can also choose to do a half-Yamathon, finishing […]