Event List in Osaka This Weekend (September 16 and 17, 2023)

The best events, activities, and exhibitions held this weekend in Osaka

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Osaka is one of Japan’s major cities known for its lively nightlife and vibrant atmosphere with so many things to do and events such as cultural events, art exhibitions, musical concerts, sporting events, and seasonal food events. And if you are looking for things to do this weekend in Osaka, this article is for you.

A weekend in Osaka offers a range of activities with exciting trips to different aspects of the city from historical sites to modern entertainment and crowded shopping districts. That’s why here we share some events in Osaka that may interest you.

In this article, we share some events in Osaka this weekend we want to be part of your search for the events, and here you will not spend a long time searching anymore whether you are looking for unique entertainment, cultural engagement, or food highlights in Osaka. This article also, contains information about the events, I hope this article helps you find great events, many exciting events can be read below.

Autumn Culture in Japan

Before we go to the list of events this weekend, let me share with you some information regarding Autumn events in Japan.

Autumn in Japan is a season where people tend to focus on spending time getting in touch with culture, so much so that there is a phrase that well represents this: Bunka no Aki (文化の秋) which means “Autumn for culture”. This is something that has been said since a long time ago, having different reasons depending on the discipline or activity. Here are some examples.

Supo-tsu no aki (スポーツの秋) means “Autumn for sports” and this phrase comes from the fact that the Tokyo Olympics of 1964 were held in October. There is also the fact that Autumn is the perfect season to do sports due to its temperature.

Dokusho no aki (読書の秋) means “Autumn for reading” and it became popular after Japanese writer Natsume Soseki (夏目漱石) referenced an old poem stating that autumn is the best season for reading because of the temperature.

Shokuyoku no aki (食欲の秋) means “Autumn for hunger”. This phrase is said because there are so many delicious seasonal foods such as chestnuts, sweet potatoes, persimmon, and pacific saury among others.

Geijutsu no aki (芸術の秋) means “Autumn for art” and the origin of this phrase comes from a magazine all the way back in 1918, stating that Autumn is the perfect season to contemplate and create art because, as you can imagine, of the nice weather.

Ok, now that you know a little bit about Autumn-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Osaka this weekend (September 16 & 17, 2023).

1. ATTEPAN/ World Bread and Alcohol Festival 2023

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Event Period: September 16 to 18, 2023

Location: Expo 70′ Park

Official Website: https://www.atepan.net/

2. Expo Festival Plaza Garage Sale

Event Period: September 17 to 18, 2023

Location: Expo ’70 Park

Official Website: https://garagesale.co.jp/

3. Ten-Shiba Oktoberfest 2023

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Event Period: September 8 to 24, 2023

Location: Tennoji Park Entrance Area “Ten-Shiba”

Official Website: http://tenshiba-oktoberfest.com/

4. Halloween Buffet (Imokuri Nankin Autumn Harvest Festival)

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Event Period: September 7 to November 5, 2023

Location: The Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan

Official Website: https://parkfront-hotel.com/news/108788

5. Bayside Beer Garden”BBQ Fiesta Latina”

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Event Period: Until September 24, 2023

Location: Grand Prince Hotel Osaka Bay 9th floor rooftop garden “Pergola”

Official Website: https://www.princehotels.co.jp/osakabay/plan/pergola/bbq2023/

6. Jujutsu Kaisen Cafe


Event Period: September 15 to October 22, 2023

Location: BOX cafe&space HEP FIVE

Official Website: https://kg.jujutsukaisen-cafe.jp/information/osaka/

7. Mari Mari Marie Cafe (Osaka)

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Event Period: September 1 to October 8, 2023

Location: #702CAFE&DINER Namba Parks

Official Website: https://marymarymary-cafe.jp/

8. Sylvanian Forest Kitchen Pop-up Cafe ~Small Cafe in the Secret Forest~ (Osaka)


Event Period: August 25 to October 1, 2023

Location: Kawara CAFE & DINING Shinsaibashi

Official Website: https://sylvanianfamilies-cafe.jp/information/osaka/

9. Two Geniuses -Hokusai Katsushika and Yoshitoshi Tsukioka-

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Event Period: August 22, 2023 to February 18, 2024

Location: Osaka Ukiyo-e Museum

Official Website: https://osaka-ukiyoe-museum.com/

10. SATSUKI Sweets & Delicious Buffet

Copyright © New Otani Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Event Period: September 2 to October 29, 2023

Location: Hotel New Otani Osaka

Official Website: https://www.newotani.co.jp/osaka/restaurant/satsuki/kataoka-buffet/

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I hope you enjoyed this article about events in Osaka this weekend. As I previously mentioned, it can be difficult to keep track of every festival, exhibition, and other event happening in Osaka, so hopefully, this article serves as a reference for you to find things to do in Osaka.

There’s also an article about events in Osaka during the week. Check out the link below!

▶Event List in Osaka This Week (September 11 to 17, 2023)

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