Get off base and enjoy these events in Japan!

by Stripes Japan
Stripes Japan

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 Feb. 14)

Yokohama Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019
Date: Through Feb. 19, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Yokohama Chinatown
For more information, visit http://www.chinatown.or.jp/event/celebration/

Soyu Raku Raku Night Live: Music and Rakugo
Date: Feb. 22, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: 1,000 yen
Venue: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
For more information, visit http://www.t-bunka.jp/stage/host_11138.html

Some no Komichi Fabric Dyeing Festival
Date: Feb. 22 - 24
Cost: Free
Venue: Terahitoshi Bridge
For more information, visit http://www.somenokomichi.com

Your Hood’s a Joke! Tokyo
Date: Feb. 23, 7:30 - 10 p.m.
Cost: 1,500 - 2,500 eyn
Venue: Good Heaven’s British Bar
For more information, visit https://yourhoodsajoketokyo.peatix.com/

Mingei – Another Kind of Art by Naoto Fukasawa
Date: Through Feb. 24, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Cost: General: 1,100 yen / University Students: 800 yen / High School Students: 500 yen / Junior High School Students and under may enter for free 
Venue: 21_21 Design Sight 
For more information, visit http://www.2121designsight.jp/en/program/mingei/

Midtown Ice Rink in Roppongi
Date: 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/

Setagaya, Tokyo Plum Blossom Festival 2019
Date: Through 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
For more information, visit http://www.city.taito.lg.jp/smph/index/event/kanko/nagashibina.html

21st “DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition – End of the Heisei Period
Date: Through Mar. 3, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: General: 1,000 yen (Adults) / 500 yen (College Students); Advance/Group: 800 yen (Adults), 300 yen (College Students) 
Venue: The National Art Center, Tokyo
For more information, visit https://domani-ten.com/english/

Miura Kaigan Cherry Blossom Festival 2019
Date: Through Mar. 3, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Miura Kaigan station 
For more information, visit http://www.city.miura.kanagawa.jp/shoukou/event-care/event_miurakaigan_sakuramatsuri2016.html

Bunkyo Plum Blossom Festival 2019
Date: Through Mar. 8, 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Yushima Tenjin 
For more information, visit http://www.yushimatenjin.or.jp/pc/ume/f_maturi.htm

Tokyo Sounds From The Underground
Date: Mar. 9, 5 - 11 p.m.
Cost: 2,000 yen Plus 1 Drink 
Venue: Ruby Room
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2319876804912268/

In a Gamescape 2019: Landscape, Reality, Storytelling and Identity in Video Games
Date: Through Mar. 10, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost: Adults and University Students: 500 yen, High School Students and Under: Free
Venue: NTT Intercommunication Center
For more information, visit http://www.ntticc.or.jp/en/press/2018/press-in-a-gamescape/

I Love Ireland Festival & St Patrick’s Day
Date: Mar. 16 & 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Venue: Yoyogi Park
For more information, visit http://www.iloveireland.net/en/home/ or https://twitter.com/ILoveIrelandJPN

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

Anime Japan 2019
Date: Mar. 23 - 26, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight
For more information, visit https://www.anime-japan.jp/en/

Naoki Ishikawa: Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet
Date: Through Mar. 24, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Adults: 1,200 yen / University and High School Students 800 yen / Junior High and Under: free
Venue: Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
For more information, visit http://www.operacity.jp/ag/exh217/

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

Harukaze Spring Love Festival 2019
Date: Mar. 30 - 31, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost: Free
For more information, visit http://harukaze.asia/2019/

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

Lineage of Eccentrics: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting
Date:
Through Apr. 7, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: Advance tickets: General 1,400 yen / College students 1,100 yen / HS students 600 yen / Seniors 65+ 800 yen; Tickets at the door: General 1,600 yen / College students 1,300 yen / HS students 800 yen / Seniors 65+ 1,000 yen
Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
For more information, visit https://www.tobikan.jp/en/exhibition/2018_kisounokeifu.html

Stephen K. Amos Stand-Up (Comedy Show)
Date:
Apr. 11
Cost: 3,000 yen
Venue: Good Heavens British Bar 
For more information, visit http://www.comedyfest.asia

Tom Green Asia Comedy Tour (Comedy Show)
Date:
Apr. 15
Cost: 8,000 yen
Venue: Good Heavens British Bar
For more information, visit http://www.comedyfest.asia

 

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