Event List in Tokyo This Weekend (October 21 and 22, 2023)
The best events, activities, and exhibitions held this weekend in Tokyo
Tokyo is one of Japan’s bustling cities with a variety of events taking place everywhere with a mix of tradition and modernity from art exhibitions, theatrical performances, and musical concerts to cultural festivals and seasonal food-related events, an alluring destination that offers a variety of experiences to enrich your knowledge.
The weekend in Tokyo is a whirlwind adventure that offers realistic and exciting events. Yes, there are even more activities happening during the weekend in different parts of Tokyo and because the current season is almost over and the new season is coming, here you can read about some events held in Tokyo related to the autumn season.
This article contains various events in Tokyo with related information such as dates, places, and more. I hope this article helps you find great events, especially for those who want to visit the City. Please do not miss some of the exciting events check it out below.
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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 (October 21 and 22, 2023).
1. Ariake Halloween 2023
Event Period: October 21 to 22, 2023
Location: Ariake Garden
Official Website: https://www.shopping-sumitomo-rd.com/ariake/event/detail/1541/
|Access||3 minutes walk from Ariake-Tennis no Mori Station.|
2. Earth Garden 2023
Event Period: October 21 and 22, 2023
Location: Yoyogi Park Event Plaza
Official Website: https://www.earth-garden.jp/event/eg-2023-autumn/
|Access||2 minutes walk from Meiji-Jingumae Harajuku Station.|
3. 50th Anniv. Tezuka Osamu’s BLACL JACK Exhibition
Event Period: October 6 to November 6, 2023
Location: Tokyo City View
Official Website: https://blackjackex.roppongihills.com/
|Access||7 minutes walk from Roppongi Station.|
4. Tokyo Night Market
Event Period: October 17 to 22, 2023
Location: Yoyogi Park
Official Website: https://tokyo-night-market.com/
|Access||2 minutes walk from Harajuku Station.|
5. Kubota Afternoon Tea
Event Period: September 6 to October 27, 2023
Location: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo
Official Website: https://hotel-chinzanso-tokyo.jp/restaurant/plan/kubota2023/
|Access||9 minutes by walk from Edogawabashi Station.|
6. Hibiya Park Gardening Show
Event Period: October 21 to 29, 2023
Location: Hibiya Park
Official Website: https://www.hibiya-gardening-show.com/
|Access||1 minute walk from Hibiya Station.|
7. Happy Halloween JOYPOLIS 2023
Event Period: September 23 to October 31, 2023
Location: Tokyo JOYPOLIS
Official Website: https://tokyo-joypolis.com/event/Halloween2023/index.html
|Access||5 minutes walk from Odaiba-Kaihinkoen Station.|
8. Dai Tsukemen Expo
Event Period: October 11 to November 26, 2023
Location: Shinjuku/Okubo Park
Official Website: https://dai-tsukemen-haku.com/
|Access||10 minutes walk from Shin-Okubo Station.|
9. Tokyo Midtown Design Touch
Event Period: October 6 to 29, 2023
Location: Tokyo Midtown Garden
Official Website: https://www.tokyo-midtown.com/jp/event/designtouch/
|Access||6 minutes to Roppongi Station.|
10. Shiki no Kaori Rose Garden 2023 Autumn Festival
Event Period: October 7 to November 5, 2023
Location: Shiki no kaori Rose Garden
Official Website: https://www.shikinokaori-rose-garden.com/
|Access||7 minutes walk from Hikarigaoka Station.|
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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.
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