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30+ FREE ATTRACTIONS IN TOKYO WITH KIDS

Tokyo can be expensive if you have multiple children, but take heart there are some amazing attractions that are awesomely free. Check out our Top Tokyo Free Kids Attractions for Kids Elementary and Younger. Kids under four years are usually free at most locations, but the list below is free …

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October 12-14, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities

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Here are our recommended October 12-14, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities. Another three day weekend is coming up! Monday, October 14th is Sports Day, a Japanese National Holiday. Many Tokyo museums and attractions usually closed on Monday will open, but will be closed on Tuesday. Typhoon Hagibis is expected to …

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Tokyo Halloween Events, Costumes, Decorations and Candy

Tokyo Halloween Events, Parades, Costumes and Shopping

Tokyo Halloween Events, Costumes, Decorations and Candy resources. Halloween is one of my most favorite holidays, as it is for my children. The Japanese have officially embraced Halloween (maybe not the trick-or-treat part, but the home party). Ten years ago it was almost impossible to find costumes and decorations, but …

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October 12 & 13, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities

Here are our recommended October 12 & 13, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities. Great line-up of events from cultural festivals, blessing of animals & adoption fair, antique markets, flower festivals and fireworks. Venture out and have fun. – Lauren & Sandra Great Classes next week at The Best …

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63rd CWAJ Print Show

CWAJ Print Show

The CWAJ Print Show is a highly acclaimed and internationally recognized exhibition and sale of contemporary Japanese print art. The 63rd annual juried show and sale will be held at Hillside Forum, a lively gallery space in Daikanyama. This is an unmissable opportunity to see and purchase vital works of …

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2019 OCTOBER EVENTS IN TOKYO – Festivals, Food & Foliage

Cooler weather spikes the appetites and the desire to discover in all of us so enjoy some of these 2019 October Events in Tokyo. Note, tomorrow, the first of October or Tomin-no-hi, is Tokyo Citizen’s Day of which most Japanese schools in Tokyo are closed for the holiday, but it`s …

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Autumn Foliage in Tokyo – 8 Best Locations

Late October through November is great foliage viewing in Tokyo and surrounding areas. Get on your bike or tie on your walking shoes for a full-day or couple hours of foliage touring. I recommend the following eight locations for foliage viewing in autumn. You can bike the entire loop in …

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Tokyo Area Autumn 2019 Antique Markets and Shrine Sales

Tokyo Area Antique Fairs

Here is our list of recommend Tokyo Area Autumn 2019 Antique Markets and Shrine Sales. If you love antiques, or just want a one of a kind souvenir from Japan you must visit a Autumn 2019 Tokyo Japan antique markets. Every month there are between 25 -35 Tokyo Antique and …

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Japan Charities – Volunteer Opportunities

Enjoy your life in Japan more by getting involved in Japan Charities. There are many volunteer opportunities to give time and or money to support great causes. I have curated a list of 10 Japan charities to help you find one just right for you. If you would like to nominate …

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Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette – Happy Halloween Tokyo

Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette

Be prepared for Halloween in Tokyo by reviewing our Top 10 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Etiquette. Halloween is gaining popularity rapidly in Japan, especially in Tokyo. Many shopping areas, such as; Roppongi and Omotesando offer parades and stores give candy out to kids in costumes. Great way to drive a lot of foot traffic for …

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Top Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating

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It’s a great time to start dining outdoors. Here are our Top Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating with water, city or garden views. We have visited each location and personally recommend. Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comment section below. Terrace Seating with Water View 1. …

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Disaster Awareness Day Event at the Tokyo American Club

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 21st which is the Disaster Awareness Day at the Tokyo American Club. The free Disaster Awareness Day event is open to the public and is a great community event to teach your kids about how to plan for and survive a disaster. There are simulators …

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Tokyo Outdoor Pools

I find the most difficult month of the year to live in Tokyo August, but visiting one of the many Tokyo pools can offer a respite to the heat and humidity even if just for a few hours. Tokyo has many great local pools that are family-friendly and most are …

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Top Theme Parks in Japan

Japan has many amazing theme parks to offer from parks with thrill rides to soothing onsens. Here are our Top 20+ Theme/Amusement Parks in Japan that will have your kids asking for more. Top Theme Parks in Japan 1. Legoland Japan (Nagoya) – Legoland Japan opened their first outdoor theme …

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September 2019 Tokyo Family Activities and Events

Tokyo Weekend Events

Most kids are back to school! Great time to take it slow and plan. Take the stress out of Autumn planning with these family friendly events and activities. Whether you live in Japan or are visiting, these are the must attend September 2019 Tokyo Events and Activities for families. Great …

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August 2019 Tokyo Events and Activities

Tokyo Weekend Events

Here are our recommended August 2019 Tokyo Top Activities and Events. The Summer Festivals, Fireworks and Exhibits continue through August and includes Obon in Japan, a week where Japanese families typically travel back to their hometowns to visit the graves of ancestors. Experience the many festivities and cultural events with the kids …

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August 2019 Antique Markets & Shrine Sales

Tokyo Antique Markets and Shione Sales, Tokyo Antiquing, Tokyo Families

Due to the August Obon Holidays in Japan, there are slightly fewer 2019 Tokyo Antique & Flea Markets. However, the first weekend does have the three-day Antique Jamboree @ Big Sight where you can shop but also take your antiques to be repaired. Don’t let the heat stop you, wear …

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Yutenji Temple Summer Festival

Yutenji Temple is holding their annual Yutenji Mitama Matsuri (祐天寺み魂まつり)  this week, July 16, 17 & 18, 2019. Parents and children from the neighboring kindergarten, participate by dancing in colourful yukatas every year. Grab lunch at Midorie Organic Cafe, stop by the Temple grounds late afternoon to learn about the …

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