Oyama Tofu Festival

Photo by Masafumi Iwai used under Creative Commons.

The Oyama Tofu Festival is a little out of the way: a 1-hour train from Shinjuku to Isehara on the Odakyu-Odawara Line. Then you need to catch a 20-minute bus to the festival venue in Oyama. But at the end of the journey is the ultimate tofu eating experience.

Highlights include a Wanko Tofu speed eating contest, which you can watch via the link below. You can even make it yourself, or just buy it as usual in various shops around the festival. There’s also a giant pot, 4 meters in diameter, where you can see (and eat, obviously) the tofu made inside.

The event runs from 10 am until 4 pm on Saturday and from 10 am until 3 pm on Sunday.

Dates:
Venue: Oyama Tofu Festival Venue
Entry: Free
Closest station(s): Isehara
Area:
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