Event List in Tokyo This Weekend (November 12 & 13, 2022)

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

Event List in Tokyo This Weekend

Tokyo is such a massive city, there are always things to do or events happening everywhere, all the time. From art exhibitions, theatrical performances, and musical concerts to cultural festivals and seasonal food-related events. This is good in the sense that you can actively look for something to do, and whatever that is that you’re looking for, there’s a good chance you’ll find it.

However, because there are so many events happening at the same time, many of these can pass by without you noticing, even if it’s an event you’d be very interested in. This is especially true during the weekends when there are more events than usual.

That’s where this article will hopefully come in handy. I have created a list of events for this week in Tokyo. If you live in Tokyo and have some free time, or if you happen to be visiting Tokyo during this week, then I hope at least one of these events will interest you to check it out.

Events during Autumn

One thing you will notice if you live in Japan for a while is that there are going to be more events than usual during autumn. This is because autumn is considered in Japanese culture to be the perfect season to get in touch with culture. The temperature outside is neither too hot nor too cold, and there are many seasonal foods that can be enjoyed only during this season.

Because of this, many cultural events will be held during autumn. Traditional Japanese Matsuri festivals, events concerning watching the red and yellow leaves of autumn, and events where you can enjoy seasonal foods and drinks. Not only Japanese traditional events, but also international events such as Oktoberfest are held in many parts of Tokyo during autumn.

Since the temperature outside is just perfect, many of these events will be held outdoors. Yoyogi Park, Hibiya Park, Inokashira Park, and Ueno Park are just some of the few places that constantly held events during this season. You will also see many events held on shopping streets (商店街) or near Shito Shrines and Buddhist Temples.

There are also seasonal flowers such as Cosmos and roses which can be seen at some parks or botanical gardens around the city. Talking about seasonal things, there are so many delicious seasonal foods such as chestnuts, sweet potatoes, persimmon, and pacific saury among others. You will see many special “limited time” menus at restaurants using these seasonal ingredients, so be sure to not miss these!

Now that you know a little bit about autumn-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Tokyo this weekend (November 12 and 13, 2022).

1. The Bon Sai 2022

The Bonsai 2022
Copyright © 2014- Omatsuri Japan.

Event Period: November 12 and 13, 2022

Location: Tokyo Tower

Official Website: https://omatsurijapan.com/feature/thebonsai/

2. Chainsaw Man Animate Cafe in Tokyo and Osaka 2022

Chainsaw Man Animate Cafe
© 藤本タツキ/集英社・MAPPA

Event Period: October 12 to November 14, 2022

Location: Animate Cafe Ikebukuro 2

Official Websitehttps://cafe.animate.co.jp/event/chainsawman2210/

For more information about this event, check out the following article!

3. Farm Love with 2022 (Farmers & Kids Festa)

Farm Love with 2022
Copyright © ファーマーズ&キッズフェスタ運営事務局

Event Period: November 12 and 13, 2022

Location: Hibiya Park

Official Website: https://farmerskids.jp/

4. Tokyo Cocktail 7 Days

Tokyo Cocktail 7 Days
© 2022 Celori Inc.

Event Period: November 4 to November 13, 2022

Location: RIDE (TENNOZ ISLE) + 87 Bars within central Tokyo

Official Website: https://cocktailbar.jp/7days_2022/

5. SPY×FAMILY & UNIQLO Collaboration 2022

SPY×FAMILY Uniqlo Collection

Event Period: starting on November 11, 2022

Location: UNIQLO stores nationwide (Japan) and UNIQLO online store.

Official Website: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/special-feature/spy-family

For more information about this event, check out the following article!

6. Picasso and His Time

picasso and his time
©2020 The National Museum of Western Art.

Event Period: October 8, 2022, to January 22, 2023

Location: The National Museum of Western Art

Official Website: https://www.nmwa.go.jp/en/exhibitions/2022picasso.html


Copyright 2020 SNOWBANK

Event Period: November 12 and 13, 2022

Location: Yoyogi Park Event Plaza

Official Website: http://sbpif.net/tokyo_snow_festival/

8. Murayama Dedara Matsuri 2022

Murayama Deidara Matsuri
Copyright©2022 村山デエダラまつり実行委員会事務局

Event Period: November 12 and 13, 2022

Location: Musashi Murayama city, Enoki 1 (in front of AEON Mall Musashi Murayama)

Official Website: http://www.dedara.com/

9. Continuous Life and Death at the Now of Eternity

Continuous Life and Death at the Now of Eternity
© teamLab

Event Period: July 16 to November 30, 2022

Location: Volvo Studio Aoyama

Official Website: https://www.teamlab.art/e/volvoaoyama/

10. Starbucks Japan Christmas Tumbler and Mug 2022

Starbucks Japan Christmas
©2022 Starbucks Coffee Company

Event Period: starting on November 4, 2022

Location: Starbucks shops nationwide (Japan) and Starbucks online store.

Official Website: https://product.starbucks.co.jp/tumblermug/?nid=wh_00_pc

For more information about this event, check out the following article!

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

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

▶Event List in Tokyo This Week (November 7 to 13, 2022)

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