Oedo Beer Festival Spring 2018 in Shinjuku, Tokyo

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The Oedo Beer Festival returns for 2018 but this time in Shinjuku Cinecity Square. Moreover, rather than being spread over two sessions, in 2018 it’s held over 5 days from May 16th to May 20th At the time of writing, details about the event are sparse but if it’s like 2016, the event is free and there could possible be some …

Tochigi Craft Beer Fest 2018 in Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Tochigi Craft Beer Festa 2018 栃木クラフトビアフェスタ

Tochigi Beer Festa 2018 is an annual craft beer festival held in Utsunomiya, Tochigi, now in its eleventh year. It’s located at Orion square, which is about a 5-minute walk from Tobu-Utsunomiya station, and about 20 minutes from JR Utsunomiya station. In 2018, the event is held from Friday 20th July to Sunday 22nd July. On the Friday, the event will …

Tsukuba Craft Beer Festival 2018

Tsukuba Craft Beer Fest つくばクラフトビアフェスト2018

Tsukuba Craft Beer Fest 2018 is a two day craft beer event in Tsukuba, Ibaraki and it’s held from 14th July to 15th July. It’s also been ranked number 10 in the “Beer Event I Want To Go To” according to NIKKEI STYLE (if that actually means something). The event is held at Tsukuba Center Plaza, less than a couple of …

Keyaki Beer Festival Spring 2018 in Saitama

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The Keyaki Beer Festival Spring 2018 is the nineteenth one in what is now a biannual event held in the vicinity of the Saitama Super Arena; once in spring and also an autumn event too. Featuring over fifty craft beer companies and bars from Japan and overseas, the Keyaki Beer Festival Spring is a five-day event, from the 23rd May to the …

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BB Fest 2018

BB Festival 2018 BBフェス2018

A new event for 2018 is the BB (Beer and BBQ) Fest, held in Odaiba Symbol Promenade Park Yume no Hiroba. On during Golden week, which is from 27th April until 6th May, with it being open on weekdays from 12:00 to 22:00, and weekends / national holidays from 11:00 to 22:00. It’s the best kind of event as its …

BeerFes Yokohama 2018

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Yokohama gets its one BeerFes this year in September when the Great Japan Beer Festival, aka BeerFes Yokohama, returns for three-day drinking. Held at Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal, BeerFes Yokohama Autumn is held from the 15th September to the 17th September and has breweries from Japan, with some import beers also on sale. BeerFes Yokohama is open from the later …

BeerFes Tokyo 2018

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As soon as one BeerFes finishes, you’ve got one more coming up with BeerFes Tokyo, at The Garden Hall in Yebisu Garden Place in Tokyo, best known for being the main location to drink Ebisu beers. It’s also the original and oldest BeerFes, having started out in 1998. Held over two days from Saturday 2nd June to Sunday 3rd June, …

Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2018

In its 10th year now, Furusato Matsuri Tokyo offers up a wide range of delicacies from across Japan, which also includes craft beer. It’s held from January 12th until January 21st in the Tokyo Dome, so come rain or shine, you’ll stay dry and warm inside. The weekends are busy though so it’s not a bad idea to go along during …

Japan Brewers’ Cup 2018 in Yokohama, Kanagawa

Japan Brewers Cup 2018 ジャパンブルワーズカップ

The Japan Brewers Cup Festival is an annual event held at Ōsanbashi pier in Kannai, Yokohama. If that place sounds familiar, yes, Japan Brewers Cup Festival is held at the same place as the BeerFes Yokohama event. It is a three-day event; however, unlike the BeerFes Yokohama event, the Japan Brewers Cup Festival is a pay-as-you-go rather than a tasting session event. Japan Brewers …

Oedo Beer Festival Autumn 2017 in Tokyo

Oedo Beer Festival Autumn 2017

The Oedo Beer Festival returns for 2017 but this time in Shinagawa’s Intercity. Moreover, rather than being spread over two sessions, in 2017 it’s held over 5 days from October 25th to October 29th. At the time of writing, details about the event are sparse but if it’s like 2016, the event is free and there could possible be some wrestling …