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October 12-14, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities

Here are our recommended October 12-14, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities. Another three day weekend is coming up! Monday, October 14th is Sports Day, a Japanese National Holiday. Many Tokyo museums and attractions usually closed on Monday will open, but will be closed on Tuesday.

Typhoon Hagibis is expected to hit Japan on Oct 12th & 13th. Best to prepare early if traveling this weekend. If you’re staying in here are some fun typhoon day activities. Stay safe!

 

Tokyo Cooking ClassesWe still have space in our Simmering Class this Friday. Learn to make delicious nikujaga and learn about the various root tubers sold in the super market.


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Tokyo Weekend Events

Oktoberfest 2019 in Yokohama – Visit the largest Oktoberfest in Japan! Drink specially brewed beer accompanied by live music, dancing and performances. Parents can enjoy the beverages while little ones enjoy the German sausages pretzels, and dancing. While in the area we recommend you visit some of our families favorites in Yokohama – CupNoodle Museum, Overseas Migration Museum, Zoorasia, Kodomo no Kuni or the Anpanman Museum. Also check out our Yokohama One Day Itinerary with Kids.

Red Brick Warehouse Details
Event dates and times: October 4 – 20, 2019
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: https://www.yokohama-akarenga.jp/oktoberfest/

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Tokyo Yosakoi (Ikebukuro, Tokyo) Yosakoi is a unique style of dance that originated in Japan in 954, as a modern rendition of Awa Odori, a traditional summer dance. Yosakoi-style dancing has spread throughout much of Japan. The style of dance is highly energetic, combining traditional Japanese dance movements with modern music. This Saturday and Sunday you can see a huge competition of over 100 dance teams challenging to be crowded the best Yosakoi dance troupe. It is a huge festival with bright colors, loud music, and incredible energy. Any age person will have a great time!

Tokyo Yosakoi Details
Event date and time: Saturday, October 12th  – Sunday, October 13th; 11:00 – 20:00
Where: Ikebukuro station area
Website: http://www.yosakoitokyo.gr.jp (in Japanese only)
Access: 1 min walk from Ikebukuro Station on the JR Yamanote, Seibu Ikebukuro Line and the Tobu Tojo Lines.

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26th Train Festival – 26th 鉄道フェスティバル (Hibiya)This is a great event to take your train loving kids. Ride a mini SL train, join family crafts and activities, and watch fun live shows.

Event Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday, October 12 & 13, 2019 10:00-17:00
Address: 1 Hibiyakoen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Cost: Free admission; food and drink extra
Access: 2 min walk from Hibiya Station on the Marunouchi, Hibiya, and Chiyoda Lines
Website: http://www.mlit.go.jp/tetudo/tetudo_tk1_000004.html (Japanese language)

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16th Annual Daikanyama 2019 Sarugaku Festival (Daikanyama, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) – Enjoy your Sunday or Monday Sports Day at this lively local festival. This festival is very international sporting food booths with wine and cheese, and western desserts; workshops on table manners and how to make butter; as well as, a stamp rally and fun crafts for the kids.

Daikanyama 2019 Sarugaku Festival 
Event Time and Dates: Sunday, October 13th (10:00 -17:00) – Monday, October 14th (10:00 – 17:00)
Address: Daikanyama Hillside Terrance complex, 29-18 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku , Tokyosarugakumatsuri_top_06
Cost: free entrance, food and beverage fee based
Access: 3 min walk from Daikanyama Station on the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line
Event Website:  http://sarugakumatsuri.com
Stroller and wheelchair friendly.

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Shimokitazawa Curry Festival 2019 Curry Land – This is the 8th year of the popular Shimokitazawa Curry Festival. This year there will be 142 vendors of curry, stamp rally (stamp collection event), and entertainment during this 10-day event.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 10th – Tuesday, October 22nd  11: 00 – 20: 00
Address: Shimokitazawa Station 2-23 Kitazawa, Setagaya, Tokyo 155-0031
Website: https://curryfes.pw/

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World Festival Yokohama – This is the 25th annual world festival in Yokohama. Enjoy food from around the world, ethnic music, dance performances and crafts. While in the area I recommend you visit our YOKOHAMA ITINERARY WITH KIDS or some of our families favorites in Yokohama – CupNoodle Museum, Overseas Migration Museum, Zoorasia, Kodomo no Kuni or the Anpanman Museum.

World Festival Yokohama 2019 Details
Date & Time: Saturday, October 12th 10:00 – 18:00 & Sunday, October 13th 10:00 – 18:00
Address: 1-1-1, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama
Cost: Open to the public. Free
Access: 10 min walk from JR Keihin Tohoku Negishi Line, or Nihon Odori Station on the Minato Mirai Line
Website: http://www.yokohama-cci.or.jp/event/worldfesta/

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The Setagaya Bread Festival 2019 – 140 stores will participate in this popular event. Bakeries from all over the country will sell their breads, food and drink at Setagaya Park. There will be live performances, bread university/classes, stamp rally and sales of limited goods. Picnic and play at the popular Setagaya Play Park or spend the day there with our Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Setagaya Park Area with Kids.

Date & Time: Sunday & Monday, October 13 & 14, 2019 11: 00 – 17: 00 (Setagaya Park till 16:00)

Address: IID Setagaya Monozukuri School, Setagaya Park, Ikemori Elementary School 2nd Gymnasium, Mitsukyu Shinkansen Shopping Federation Member Store, Tsuya Kaya and Kan.
Cost: Free entrance. Pay for food and drink.
Website: http://setagaya-panmatsuri.com/
Access: Tokyu Denentoshi Line Ikejiri Ohashi Station 10-minute walk
Tokyu Den-en-Miyaki Line, Setagaya Line Sangenjaya Station 13 minutes on foot

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Fireworks Narita and Akabana – The Narita Fireworks is a community-based fireworks festival that both local volunteers and fireworks craftsmen create together. In 2010, they co-won the Good Design Award with fireworks merchant Marumayama, and the event has been popular ever since!

Location: New Town Sports Plaza
Date & Time: Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 18:30~
Phone: 0180-99-3838 (Japanese language)
Website: http://narita-hanabi.com/2019/

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Join us at the Best Living Japan Studio in Minami Azabu to learn a new skill and make new friends.

 

 

 

Join us for our Japanese Cooking Classes at the Best Living Japan Studio in Minami Azabu, Tokyo – Thursdays, Fridays and Monday evenings.

 

 

 

Japanese Arts & Crafts classes, Best living japan arts and crafts classes

Japanese History 101 Class, Best Living Japan

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