Looking to stay within budget this weekend? Well, you've come to the right place\u2014here's our cheapo events guide just for you! New this week Chichibu Yomatsuri (Dec 3)\u00a0\u2212 See one of Japan's biggest nighttime float parades\u00a0dazzle the Chichibu area. Comes\u00a0complete\u00a0with a fireworks display. International Robot Exhibition (Dec 2-5)\u00a0\u2212 This event, held every other year, features the latest and greatest in cutting-edge robotic technology. This event is free with preregistry , otherwise you'll be shelling 1,000 yen at the door. Thai National Day Festival (Dec 5-6)\u00a0\u2212 Celebrate Thailand's National Day as well as the king's birthday at this culture fest with food, a market and entertainment. Akibasan Fire Festival (Dec 6)\u00a0\u2212 Want\u00a0to see priests play with fire? They do just that, wielding the hot stuff on sticks and arrows, at Akibasan Fire Festival dating back to the 16th century. Next week Tokyo Cheapo Downtown Holiday Drinks (Dec 7)\u00a0\u2212\u00a0 Come, chat, and be merry! Celebrate the holidays with the TC team at one of the hottest spots in town, Commune 246. Sekino Boroichi Market (Dec 9-10)\u00a0\u2212 300 stalls overflowing with goods from food to antiques and much more. With 80,000 expected visitors, you might want to head there early to get your hands of the best\u00a0stuff.