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March 4 & 5, 2017 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities

Here are our top recommended March 4 & 5, 2017  Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities. This weekend will be warmer than the last few days, but still quite chilly. We still have about 4 weeks until Cherry blossoms emerge. Get an early fix with Plum Blossoms at the Koishikawa Korakuen and Setagaya Ume Plum Blossom Festivals this weekend – #2 on our Top 10 Things to do in Tokyo in March 2017. Venture out and have fun! ~Best Living Japan Moms

March 4 & 5, 2017 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities1. Pan no Fes 2017 (Bread Festival): More than 50 bakeries from all over the country will showcase their creations at the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse this weekend. Get ready to take a bite into and take home fresh breads and pastries. Pan no Fes attracted 120,000 visitors during their three-day event last year. Be prepared for lines. While in the area I recommend you visit some of our families favorites in Yokohama – CupNoodle Museum, Overseas Migration Museum, Zoorasia, Kodomo no Kuni or the Anpanman Museum.

Red Brick Warehouse Details
Event dates and times: March 3 – March 5. Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 19:00 and Sunday 11:00 – 17:00. Note shops will close early if they sell out of bread.
Fees: Free however entrance to bakery area costs 300JPY from 11:00 – 14:30
Address: 1-1-2, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama
Phone: 045-227-2002
Access: 10 min walk from JR Keihin Tohoku Negishi Line, or Nihon Odori Station on the Minato Mirai Line
Website: http://pannofes.jp/

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2. This is a great weekend to go Antique Hunting:
March 4 & 5, 2017 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities
Enjoy the huge three-day indoor Heiwajima Antique Show (Ota-ku); on Saturday the Asagaya Garakuta Ichi Antique Fair (Suginami-ku) and Kasai Shrine Antique Fair (Katsushika-ku); and on Sunday the O-Edo Antique Market (International Forum, Yurakucho), the Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Antique Fair (Koto-ku), the Hanazono Shrine Antique Fair (Shinjuku-ku) and the Arai Yakushi Antique Fair (Nakano-ku)
. Details found on the March 2017 Tokyo Antique and Flea Markets.

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Tokyo Midtown
Image: Tokyo Midtown

3. The Ice Rink at Tokyo Midtown (Roppongi) – This is the last weekend to don on your skates and twirl around Midtown`s seasonal rink.  The skating rink charges one fee that includes admission and skates, and if wanted helmets and knee pads. Have a fun time skating in beautiful Midtown under the city lights. This rink is not covered so if it rains the rink does close.

The Ice Rink at Tokyo Midtown Details:
Days and Times: Sunday, January 8  – Sunday, March 5, 2017; 11:00~22:00
Address: Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi, Tokyo
Cost: Skating fee and skate rental package is adults 1,500 JPY and  kids junior high and under 1,000 JPY per day; Skate sizes 15-32 cms available
Phone: 03-3796-1308
Access: At the Roppongi Station on the Namboku and Hibiya lines, 5 minutes walk from the Nogizaka Station on the Chiyoda line
Website: http://www.tokyo-midtown.com/en/ (Midtown English Information)

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March 4 & 5, 2017 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities4. Earth Day Market (Yoyogi Park) – Earth Day Tokyo is a fun family event. Over 100 booths selling a huge variety of vegetables and homemade breads, honeys and cheese. The arts and crafts boots are lots of fun. A great event to visit when in Yoyogi park this weekend.

Address: Yoyogi Park, 2, Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Dates and Open hours: Sunday, March 5th, 2017,  10:00 – 16:00
Cost: Free
Access: Harajuku Station (Yamanote line), Yoyogi-Koen Station (Chiyoda line), Yoyogi-Hachiman station (Odakyu line)
Website: http://www.earthdaymarket.com/ (Japanese language only)

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5. Go Strawberry Picking

There is still time for strawberry picking in Japan. Strawberry picking is in greenhouses so you can stay toasty warm! Here is our list of top strawberry picking gardens you can enjoy in the Tokyo area on a half-day or one-day trip. Many of these gardens run through May.

 

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