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Tachikawa Yokai Bon Odori festival is back for 2024!


Date : Oct 12th, 13th, 14th 2024

Time: 11:00-21:00 (detailed event schedule TBC)

Venue : GREEN SPRINGS 2F Plaza

(3-1 Midoricho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo)

Come and experience the Japanese Bon Odori dance festival in a whole new way by dressing up as Yokai (creatures from Japanese folklore)! 


Held in Tachikawa in West Tokyo in October, this 3-day event features live music performances, a spectacular lineup of music concerts, DJ performances, a costume contest and delicious street food stalls. With both free and ticketed areas, don’t miss this whirlwind Bon Odori event unlike any other in Japan!

Ticketed areas


Live Performances

Yokai Bon Odori Dance Event

Dress code for the ticketed area (choose one from below):


1. Become a yokai

Whether you fully transform into a yokai or just wear a mask, become the "yokai" you envision. At the Yokai Food Village (merchandise corner, admission free), there will be face painting booths and yokai makeup booths. We recommend to come empty-handed and become a yokai at the Yokai Food Village. We will provide a "changing area (including cloakroom, fee required)" inside the venue.


2. Wear a yukata

Let's enhance the festival atmosphere with traditional Japanese attire such as yukata or jinbei!


3. Wear official "Tachikawa Yokai Bon Dance" merchandise

Wear official t-shirts or wrap a scarf around your neck and let's dance the Bon Dance! (or bring your merchandise from last year!) 

Free areas


Yokai Disco


Yokai Food Trucks


 Street Performance (Misemonogoya Show)


Yokai Retail area


 Yokai Wedding Ceremony with a Twist (Kitsune no Yomeiri)


Nighttime Parade of Yokai (Hyakkiyako)

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