Best food and drink festivals in Tokyo

We round up the city's best gourmet festivals around the capital

By Time Out Tokyo Editors |
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Hibiya Beer Garden

Tokyo sees a huge variety of festivals and outdoor events each year – and luckily for such a food-loving city, many are of the gourmet variety. Even when the temperature drops, parks and event spaces around town still showcase specific cuisines each weekend, with some even lasting several days a week. Don't forget the region-specific festivals either, where food is often the main highlight. Here are some of the best upcoming food and drink festivals. 

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Things to do, Festivals

Shinjuku Seafood Mania

icon-location-pin Okubo Park Theatre Park, Shinjuku
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As if you needed an excuse to drink sparkling wine as you dine on fresh seafood – Shinjuku Seafood Mania is giving you one. Held in Okubo Park, the event is particularly focused on celebrating seasonal seafood. Give the autumn timing, this means you can look forward to delights such as hot steamed Sanriku oysters, giant Ise shrimp, fresh salmon and roe, and succulent crab...

Things to do, Food and drink events

Hibiya Park Nabe Festival

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With November winding to a close, the temperature is starting to drop even while the skies are still quite sunny – which means it's the perfect time of year for an outdoor hot pot festival. 'Nabe' is the Japanese hot pot, a favorite winter speciality made with a dashi base and all sorts of vegetables, meats and other goodies...

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Things to do, Festivals

Fiesta de España

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One of the last few national festivals in Yoyogi Park this year, this colourful celebration features dozens of food and drink stalls dealing in Spanish delicacies from paella to churros and tapas. There will also be booths selling knickknacks, groceries, wine and the like from Spain...

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