Japan Events in September 2013

Autumn is just around the corner and what could be more exciting than to enjoy the cool breeze along with the events that September has to offer:

Marcus Miller at Billboard Live Tokyo
Marcus Miller☐ Music
Info: American jazz composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a bass guitarist.
Date: Aug 31 – Sep 3
Entrance: ¥7,500 – ¥9,500
Location: Billboard Live
Nearest Station: Roppongi Station
Tel #: 03-3405-1133


12th Tokyo Jazz Festival
12th Tokyo Jazz Festival☐ Music
Info: A gathering of Jazz collections from around the world.
Date: Sep 6 – 8 | various times
Entrance: ¥6,500 – ¥18,000
Location: Tokyo International Forum | COTTON CLUB
Nearest Station: Tokyo Station
Tel #: 03-5777-8600
Website: www.tokyo-jazz.com


2013 Belgian Beer Weekend Tokyo
2013 Belgian Beer Weekend Tokyo☐ Festival around town
Info: A vast selection of beers, including fruit beers (Boon Kriek, Redbocq), white beers (Hoegaarden, Pater Lievin Wit) and golden ales (Duval), among others are up for tasting.
Date: Sep 6 – 16 | 2:00 pm
Entrance: ¥3,000 (adv) | ¥3,100 (door)
Location: Roppongi Hills
Nearest Station: Roppongi Stattion
Tel #: 03-5829-6878
Website: belgianbeerweekend.jp


Hibiya Oktoberfest 2013
Hibiya Oktoberfest 2013☐ Festival around town
Info: Coinciding with Munich original festival with quality German beers served from hefty glass tankards, sausages, and good music.
Date: Sep 6 – 16 | 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm (weekdays) | 11:00 am to 10:00 pm (Sat & Sun)
Entrance: Free
Location: Hibiya Park
Nearest Station: Kasumigaseki, Hibiya, or Uchisaiwaicho Stations
Website: www.oktober-fest.jp/2013hibiya/


Pitbull Live in Tokyo
Pitbull☐ Music
Info: The American rapper, songwriter, and record producer with the hit song “Give Me Everything” visits Tokyo this September.
Date: Sep 13 | 7:00 pm & Sep 14 | 6:00 pm
Entrance: ¥9,000
Location: Tokyo International Forum Hall A, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Nearest Station: Yurakucho Station
Tel #: 03-3499-6669


JATA Tabihaku Travel Showcase 2013
JATA Tabihaku Travel Showcase 2013☐ Forums & Expos
Info: International and Domestic travel fair.
Date: Sep 14 – 15 | 10:00 am
Entrance: ¥600 (students) | ¥1,200 (adults)
Location: Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Hall 1, 2, 3, 6
Nearest Station: Kokusai-Tenjijo-Seimon Stattion
Tel #: 03-5510-2004
Website: www.b.tabihaku.jp


Ark Hills Autumn Festival 2013
Ark Hills Autumn Festival☐ Festival around town
Info: Festival held once every two years, featuring Obon dance & traditional floats with delicious food stalls.
Date: Sep 14 – 16 | all day
Entrance: Free
Location: Ark Karajan Place, 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku
Nearest Station: Roppongi-Itchome
Website: www.arkhills.com/event


Great Japan Beer Festival 2013 in Yokohama
BeerFes Yokohama☐ Festival around town
Info: Craft beer bonanza held in Yokohama which provides you a 50ml glass and allows you for an unlimited beer tasting for over the next three-and-a-half hours.
Date: Sep 14 | 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep 15 – 16 | 12:30 pm – 14:30 pm
Entrance: ¥4,600 (adv) | ¥ 5,000 (door)
Location: Osanbashi Hall at Yokohama Port
Nearest Station: Nihon-odori Station
Tel #: 0797-34-7751
Website: www.beertaster.org


Vietnam Festival 2013
Vietnam Festival 2013☐ Festival around town
Info: Annual Vietnam Festival representing the diplomatic relations between Japan and Vietnam with ample quantities of bánh mì, 333 Beer and pho with various performances.
Date: Sep 14 – 16 | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Entrance: Free
Location: Yoyogi Park
Nearest Station: Harajuku, Yoyogi-Koen, or Yoyogi-Hachiman Stations
Website: www.vietnamfes.jp


Tokyo Game Show 2013
Tokyo Game Show 2013☐ Forums & Expos
Info: Annual trade show for video game developers featuring latest game debuts and trailers where visitors can try out the newest demos from different developers such as Sony, Microsoft, Konami and Square Enix.
Date: Sep 21 – 22 | 10:00 am
Entrance: ¥1,000 (adv) | ¥1,200 (door)
Location: Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex
Nearest Station: Kaihin-Makuhari Station
Website: expo.nikkeibp.co.jp