This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Nov 5-6

Illuminations, Festivals And Fun In The City

By The Savvy Team
November 4, 2016
What's Happening

With Halloween now officially over, it's time to get ready for winter — and this in Japan often means illuminations (and great food). The first weekend of November sees the beginning of two major illumination events, a major German fest, a design gathering and plenty of cultural events with food, drinks, and fun. Stay warm and have an awesome weekend!

Unity in Gourmet

Japan-Korea Gourmet Fair 2016 in Asakusa

Did we hear anyone say Korean food?! Come savour Korean traditional drink makkori, make your own kimchi, and dress up in traditional dresses in Asakusa this weekend. Don't miss out on this great cultural experience!

Date
Fri, Nov. 4 - Sun, Nov. 6, 2016
Time
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Until 5 p.m. on Sunday)
Location
Asakusa Hanayashiki and Asakusa Rokku Broadway, 2-28-1 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo (See map)
Fee
Free admission

Ramen Addicts

Tokyo Ramen Show 2016

Absolutely nothing can beat a warm bowl of ramen on a cold autumn day. That is why Tokyo Ramen Show is a must-go, since ramen shops from all around the nation come together to attend Japan's largest ramen event. From Hokkaido's miso ramen to Fukuoka's tonkotsu — try them all!

Date
Now until Sun, Nov. 6, 2016
Time
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Location
Komazawa Olympic Park, 1-1 Komazawa Park, Setagaya, Tokyo (See map)
Fee
Free admission (¥850 for a ramen ticket)

What are your plans for the weekend? If you’re organizing a fun or interesting event, or you know someone who is, contact us to get it listed!