Get off base and enjoy these events in Japan!

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Get off base and enjoy these events in Japan!

by: Stripes Japan | .
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published: January 11, 2019

Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated Jan. 11)

Furusato Matsuri at Tokyo Dome
Date: Jan. 11 - 20, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost: 1,700 yen on the door, (1,500 yen in advance), 1/2 day ticket is 1,400 yen on the door (1,200 yen in advance). Children below primary school age are free with an adult. Evening only tickets are 1,300 yen.
Venue: Tokyo Dome City
For more information, visit http://furusatomatsuritokyo.com/
 
Jim Jefferies (Comedy Show)
Date: Jan. 13, 7 - 10 p.m.
Cost: 8,000 yen
Venue: Live Nation Japan
For more information, visit www.livenation.co.jp

EXOTIC x MODERN Exhibition
Date: Through Jan. 14
Cost: 1,200 yen (adults), 960 yen (students with ID), 600 yen (Seniors 65 and up, Children 15 and under)
Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
For more information, visit www.teien-art-museum.ne.jp
 
Amnesty International’s Pub Quiz
Date: Jan. 16, 7:30 - 10 p.m.
Cost: 1,000 yen
Venue: Hobgoblin Shibuya
 
Tokyo Jokeyo (Comedy Show)
Date: Jan. 17, 8 - 10 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Meguro Tavern

Mori Art Museum Smaller Exhibitions
Date: Through Jan. 20
Cost: 1,800 yen (adults), 1,200 yen (students), 600 yen (child), 1,500 yen (Seniors)
Venue: Mori Art Museum
For more information, visit www.mori.art.museum
 
In the Country of Fans, Japan
Date: Through Jan. 20, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost: Adult (General) 1,300 yen (Advance) 1,100 yen; College and High School Student (General) 1,000 yen (Advance) 800 yen.
Venue: Suntory Museum of Art
 
Winter Show
Date: Through Jan. 20
Cost: Free
Venue: Hiromart Gallery
For more information, visit http://hiromartgalery.com
 
Oedo Antique Market
Through Jan. 20, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Tokyo International Forum
For more information, visit https://www.antique-market.jp/english/
 
Trapdoor Variety Show
Date: Jan. 24, 8 - 10 p.m.
Cost: 2,000 - 2,500 yen
Venue: Charlie Rose
 
Japan Brewers Cup 2019 – Beer Festival & Competition
Date: Jan. 25, 4 - 10 p.m., Jan. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Jan. 27, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Cost: 500 yen
Venue: Osanbashi Hall
For more information, visit https://japanbrewerscup.jp/english.html
 
Tokaigi Game Party Tokyo 2019
Date: Jan. 26, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Jan. 27, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: 1-day ticket: Advance 1,500 yen / Door 2,000 yen 2-day ticket: Advance only 2,500 yen
Venue: Makuhari Messe
 
The 58th Akasaka Antique Market in ARK HILLS
Date: Jan. 27, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Ark HIlls
 
Midtown Ice Rink in Roppongi
Through Mar. 3, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Cost: Adults: 2,000 yen. Children: 1,500 yen. Additional 300 yen on weekends
Venue: Tokyo Midtown
For more information, visit http://www.tokyo-midtown.com/en/
 
Wine and Chocolate Pairings, Pre-Valentine Party
Date: Feb. 2, 5 - 8 p.m.
Cost: 4,980 yen (early bird), 5,980 yen (advanced), 6,980 yen (regular)
Venue: Perry House Gallery
 
Miura Kaigan Cherry Blossom Festival 2019
Date: Feb. 5, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Miura Kaigan Station
 
Setagaya, Tokyo Plum Blossom Festival 2019
Date: Feb. 9 - Mar. 3, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Hanegi Koen
For more information, visit http://setagaya-umematsuri.com/
 
Hina Matsuri Doll Floating Festival
Date: Mar. 3, 11:30 a.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Sumida Park 
 
I Love Ireland Festival & St Patrick’s Day
Date: Mar. 16 & 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Yoyogi Park
 
Download Japan
Date: Mar. 21
Cost: 16,500 yen (Standing), 30,000 yen (VIP Ticket)
Venue: Makuhari Messe
For more information, visit https://www.downloadfestivaljapan.com/en

Jim Gaffigan (Comedy Show)
Date: Mar. 29, 7 - 10 p.m.
Cost: 8,000 yen
Venue: Live Nation Japan
For more information, visit www.livenation.co.jp

Jimmy Carr (Comedy Show)
Date: Apr. 5, 7:30 - 10 p.m.
Cost: 8,500 yen
Venue: Hilton Tokyo
For more information, visit www.livenation.co.jp
 
Ome Trail Race (15km, 30km)
Date: Apr. 7, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: 6,000 - 7,000 yen
Venue: Ome Kazenoko Square
Registration closes February 10.
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