Oktoberfests in Japan
OKTOBERFEST FEST 2015 ODAIBA
(Tokyo): Through Oct.12, 4-10 p.m., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends; German beers and live music at Symbol Promenade Koen and Central Hiroba, five-minute walk from Daiba Station on Yurikamome Line (monorail) Tokyo Teleport Station on Rinkai Line; free admission; 03-3524-0788.
YOKOHAMA OKTOBERFEST FEST 2015
Through Oct. 18, noon-9:30 p.m., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. on weekends; taste German beers ad enjoy live music from Germany at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, six-minute walk from Bashamichi Station on Minato Mirai or 15-minute walk from JR Sakuragicho and Kan-nai Stations; 300 yen; 045-227-2002.
OKTOBERFEST AT SUPER ARENA
(Saitama prefecture): Oct. 12, noon-6 p.m.; enjoy varieties of craft beers at Keyaki Hiroba of Saitama Super Arena, two-minute walk from JR Kan-nai Station on Keihin Tohoku Line; free; 049-259-7735.
BIWAKO HOTEL OKTOBERFEST 2015
(Shiga prefecture): Oct. 14, 6:30-9 p.m.; enjoy all-you-can drink German beers and buffet dinner along with live music performance; free shuttle bus available from JR Ohtsu Station on Biwako Line; 7,500 yen (reservation required), 7,000 yen for advance ticket purchased by Sept. 14; 077-524-1511.
FUKUOKA OKTOBERFEST FEST 2015
(Fukuoka prefecture): Oct. 16-25, 4-10 p.m., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends; taste 50 varieties of German beers and enjoy live music from Germany at Reizei Koen Special Site, three-minute walk from Nakasu Kawabata Station on Metro Kuko Line; free admission; 080-4695-3572.