Autumn Ginza
Indulge yourself in the irresistible food and art experiences that Ginza offers in autumn. Don’t miss Ginchakai, when Ginza becomes an open-air tea ceremony space. Come to enjoy Ginza this autumn with your family and friends.

Autumn Ginza 2019 Event Calendar

Autumn Ginza 2019 Event Calendar


1:00 to 4:00 p.m. October 27
Ginchakai that has become a familiar autumn tradition in Ginza is now in its 18th year.
This special event brings together all five schools of chado and a sencha-do school that rarely share a venue to open-air tea ceremony set in Ginza. Come and enjoy the world of tea ceremony that is a part of traditional Japanese culture.
Concurrent events: Student-designed tea ceremony room, Tokyo University of the Arts in Ginchakai, ITO EN event, family sweet-making workshop in Ginza, incense smelling experience

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Shintomi-za Children’s Kabuki

November 3, starts at 1:30 p.m. (doors open at 1:00 p.m.)
Venue: Chuo City Taimei Elementary School (special stage set up at the school yard)
Shintomi-za Kodomo (children’s) Kabuki performances will be held at Taimei Elementary School again this year.
We are working in cooperation with Chuo City neighborhood associations and elementary schools in the hopes that these performances will deepen interest in traditional Japanese performing arts and nurture kabuki as a part of the local culture. This year’s program is “Sannin Kichisa Tomoe no Shiranami (Three Thieves Named Kichisa) – Okawabata Koshinzuka no Ba” and “Shiranami Gonin Otoko (Five Thieves) – Inasegawa Seizoroi no Ba” Enjoy the charming performance of young actors.

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Visiting Ginza Hatcho Shrines

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. November 1 – 3
In alleys and on building rooftops in Ginza, there are numerous shrines of sacred images that have been created through the tireless efforts of worshippers.
Visit 12 shrines in Ginza including some that will exhibit their Buddhist images only during the event period.
How about visiting the alleys of Ginza that show a different view of the area?

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Para-sports Experience

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. October 27
Ginza strives to be a place where everyone, including the young and the old, families, overseas visitors and expats, and people with impairments, can have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Autumn Ginza 2019 will have a booth for learning about para-sports and an area for trying a sport called Boccia.
How about experiencing the value of sports that anyone can enjoy together in Ginza in Autumn, the season for sports.

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Afternoon Galleries

1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. November 2
Afternoon Galleries is an event in which galleries in Ginza, one of the largest gallery districts in the country, collaborate to create a platform for communication. A variety of events such as gallery tours and a rakugo performance will bring you closer to a broad range of art. For the details about locations and participating galleries, visit the Ginza Galleries website. (Advance booking required for this event)

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Opening ceremony at last year’s Charity Buyers Club

Charity Buyers Club for Delicious Japanese Agricultural Products

October 26. Opening Ceremony from 12:30 p.m., Charity Buyers Club from 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sukiyabashi Park (5-chome side)
The Charity Buyers Club for Delicious Japanese Agricultural Products is an annual event where you can enjoy fresh and delicious domestic agricultural products in Ginza.
Once again this year, a charity operation in Sukiyabashi Park next to Tokyu Plaza Ginza will be selling fall products grown safely and with great care by producers connected to Ginza bars and restaurants.

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Ginza Fashion Week

October 16 to October 29
Ginza Fashion Week will be held for the 16th year this fall.
Ginza Mitsukoshi, Matsuya Ginza, Wako, Tokyu Plaza Ginza and GINZA SIX are preparing autumn and winter clothing and special events under the collective theme “New Feeling: Updating the Future”. Please enjoy the shops’ hospitality plans and other various events that you can only experience this fall.

Location: Ginza Mitsukoshi
   Matsuya Ginza
   Tokyu Plaza Ginza

Diners Club Ginza Restaurant Week

October 16 to November 3
Ginza Restaurant Week is an event that is long awaited by foodies.
The restaurants you’ve always wanted to try await you with specialty dining courses. This autumn, bring close friends or family to join in gourmet pleasures in Ginza.
Make a reservation in advance at one of the participating restaurants.

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Autumn Ginza Night

October 16 to November 3
This event lets you easily enjoy bars in Ginza – the district where all of the best bartenders come together. How about taking this opportunity to try a cocktail at your favorite bar?
Check the website for details about participating bars.

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