Best Spots to Spend Halloween in Tokyo 2019

Best Halloween Events in Tokyo 2019!!

Best Halloween Events in Tokyo

Have you chosen your Halloween outfit for this year already?? If you are travelling in Tokyo during Halloween period, make sure to join a party, event or parade!! That would be the most fun choice.

Halloween has become a huge thing in Japan in the last decade, and everyone wants to party real hard. Some Halloween street parades take places in several locations in Tokyo, usually on/around 31 October, and some areas expect over 10,000 participants dressed in their Halloween costumes!! Let’s check out some of hottest Halloween events in Tokyo in 2019!!


1. Shibuya

Shibuya Halloween is an unofficial event, yet invites the largest crowds. Somehow, Shibuya and Halloween become intimate in past years and it’s now becoming some kind of a tourist attraction. Tons of people gather at Shibuya scramble crossing in unique Halloween costumes and make a big street party till morning. (Accordingly, there were about 1 million people there!!) If you wish to see chaotic Japanese Halloween, this could be an interesting attraction.

Map: https://goo.gl/xH15B6

Date (unofficial): Most likely to be on 31 October 2019

*Shibuya district has announced that public drinking will be banned in Shibuya area during Halloween October 25 to  November 1 2019.

2. Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival 2019

How can Otaku (geek) culture be related to Halloween? You will find out at this most unique Japanese Halloween event.  Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival (池袋ハロウィンコスプレフェス) started in 2014 and now it’s a perfect opportunity for over 10,000 cosplayers to dress in their favourite anime, game and manga characters openly.

Map: https://goo.gl/7fFas8

Date: 26 and 27 October 2019

Time: 10:00–18:00

Website: http://ikebukurocosplay.jp/ (Japanese)

3. Kawasaki Halloween 2019

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One of biggest and most energetic Halloween events annually held in Japan, Kawasaki Halloween is back this year (it’s not technically in Tokyo, but worth mentioning!). The event’s program includes a Halloween parade, live music performances, a costume contest and a dance music event at night. A kids parade will be held one day before the main parade.

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Map: https://goo.gl/T7fu4z

Date: 27 October 2019

Time: Afternoon

Website: http://lacittadella.co.jp.e.aan.hp.transer.com/halloween/

4. Disney Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resorts

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Tokyo Disney Resort holds themed events for every occasion of the year and Halloween is not an exception. This must be a fun place to be if you dress in your favourite Disney character costume and feel like being a real character. There will be also a Halloween themed parade and a show during this period.

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Maps: https://goo.gl/Wzr2A8

Date:10th September ~31st October 2019

5. Halloween Dessert Buffets

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Halloween is actually a great time to enjoy sweets as many cafe/confectionery stores release limited sweets with Halloween motif as well as themed dessert buffets held at several hotels in Tokyo. Indulge yourself with fine quality and photo-worthy Halloween desserts this autumn!

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6. PURO HALLOWEEN PARTY ~KAWAII MASQUERADE~

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Sanrio Puroland will host an annual Halloween event “Puro Halloween Party ~Kawaii Masquerade~” with the mask theme and different types of parties will be held during day and at night. The entire park will be decorated with cute and scary Halloween theme and there will be a number of special photo spots. This year, the park will be collaborating with the upcoming movie, “IT THE END” . The limited decoration, attractions, events, food and drink menu and merchandise will be available during the period.

Map: https://goo.gl/WgjTPK

Date: 13 September to 31 October 2019

Website: https://www.puroland.jp/2019_halloween/

7. SPOOKY PUMPKIN 2019 〜PURO ALL NIGHT HALLOWEEN PARTY〜

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Sanrio Puroland will be also hosting a one night only Halloween party, SPOOKY PUMPKIN 2019 〜PURO ALL NIGHT HALLOWEEN PARTY〜 on 26 October 2019 featuring live music performance by 40 artists including famous DJs and greeting by adorable Sanrio characters.

Date: 26 October 2019

Website: https://www.puroland.jp/spookypumpkin2019/

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8. TOKYO TOWER HALLOWEEN

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Tokyo Tower will be decorated with Halloween art, collaborating the beautiful night view of Tokyo city. Free rental of Halloween costumes is available and guests can take photos at the special photo shooting sets during the term. It’s more suitable for people who do not be involved in chaotic street parades, yet still wanna celebrate the Halloween.

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Map: https://goo.gl/6djfUJ

Date: 4 to 31 October 2019

Hours: 9:00~23:00

Website: https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/en.html

9. ROPPONGI HILLS HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2019

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Roppongi Hills hosts a fun and spooky, kids-friendly Halloween event “Roppongi Hills Happy Halloween” through October with a classic parade and limited menu from restaurants. The parade take place on Saturday 26 October from 10: 30 to 13: 30.

Map: http://bit.ly/31pRChj

Date: 1 to 31 October 2019

Website: https://www.roppongihills.com/en/events/2019/10/005739.html

10. AQUA POP HALLOWEEN (TBC)

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The special Halloween event, AQUA POP HALLOWEEN Directed by NAKED is held at the popular aquarium in Tokyo, Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa. The event features the latest high-tech digital art collaborating with adorable sea creatures including the special dolphin show which is held 7 times a day. The whole aquarium will be decorated with the colourful and instagram-worthy Halloween theme.

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Map: http://bit.ly/2zuQw8X

Date: TBC (15 September~31 October 2018)

Website: http://www.aqua-park.jp/special/aquapophalloween2018/