FURUSATO MATSURI TOKYO ふるさと祭り東京 is organized once a year in a ballpark Tokyo Dome.
Each region has unique festival and food. You can enjoy watching the festival shows and tasty local food.
January 10 - 19, 2019
Admission: 1300, 1400 or 1800 yen
Two of the specialties of the event are local traditional performances and local food from all over Japan.
Many kind of Japanese foods
Salmon roe いくら Ikura
Salmon roe and salmon sashimi are topped on rice bowl
Sea food bowl
Cod Roe たらこTarako
Spicy Cod Roe 辛子明太子 Karashi-mentaiko
Wagyu beef bowl
尾花沢牛 Obanazawa Beef
Japan Local Donburi Championship どんぶり選手権
Many kinds of Japanese rice bowl dishes are available. It is small size and costs 500 yen.
First, buy the ticket.
There are lots of food booths whose prices are usually normal or a little higher than usual, but some booths offer reasonable food as well.
Deep fried fish paste
When you have no ideas what Japanese food to eat, this event is good to know Japanese food culture.
However, if you already decided what you want to eat, this event is not cost effective because you have to pay the admission of 1300, 1400 or 1700 yen.
Unagi (Grilled eel)
Squid stuffed with rice
Deep fried Japanese chicken
Traditional Dashi soup
Melon-shaped sweet bread
Paid shochu tasting
Paid sake tasting
Japanese green tea
You will meet some mascots.
Japanese kitchen knife
Traditional musical instruments
If you are interested in Japanese traditional festival, the performances are worth watching.
You can watch many types of local performances without taking a trip many times to the respective region and season.
Japanese drum 和太鼓 Wadaiko
Hirosaki Neputa Festival 弘前ねぷた祭り from Aomori 青森 prefecture
Watching the performances are free of charge.
There is an amusement park Tokyo Dome City next to Tokyo Dome.
All-weather stadium (No baseball games during the festival)
FURUSATO MATSURI TOKYO ふるさと祭り東京
All photos were taken in 2017.
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