What to do in Tokyo in October

October is an excellent month to visit Tokyo. I rate October as one of the best months to visit Tokyo. The weather is really good, with bright sunny days, very little rain fall and the temperature is still warm to enjoy getting outdoors. The average day time temperature in Tokyo in October is 20°C (68°F), warmer at the beginning of the month as it is Autumn, so cools down at the end of the month.

There are some great events, festivals and activities in Tokyo on October.

Check out these things to do and see in Tokyo in October:

Autumn in Tokyo

Autumn in Tokyo in October

Autumn in Tokyo in October

Autumn in Tokyo is a great time to see some of the beautiful parks with all the leaves on the trees turning a golden colour giving some great photo opportunities.

Some of the best parks in Tokyo to visit during Autumn time include Shinjuku Gyoen, Yoyogi Park, Ueno Park and Hibiya Park.

Baseball in Tokyo

Tokyo Dome baseball stadium

Tokyo Dome baseball stadium

October is right at the end of the Baseball season and one of the best places to watch baseball is at the Tokyo Dome which is home to the Yomiuri Giants. The Yomiuri Giants have 1 final game at Tokyo Dome on 1st October 2017 before the final games start.


Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea Halloween Events

October is a great time of year to visit Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea theme parks as they have special events leading up to Halloween at the end of October. The special Halloween events at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea are held all through October 2017.

Check out the Halloween Events at Tokyo Disney in October


CEATEC is the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies. Held from Tuesday 3rd October 2017 until Friday 6th October 2017 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, just outside of Tokyo.

Show casing advance technology in Smart House, Personal, Wearable, Fitness, Healthcare, Robotics and Publishing.

Read more about CEATEC Japan

Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2017

Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony October

Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony October

In October there are 2 events around the traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony. On Saturday 7th October 2017 and Sunday 8th October 2017 at the Edo-Tokyo Air Architectural Museum and on Saturday 21st October 2017 and Sunday 22nd October 2017 at the Hamarikyu Detached Gardens.

Read more about the Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2017

Yasakuni Shuki Reitaisai (Annual Autumn Festival)

Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo

Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo

The Yasakuni Shrine holds their annual Autumn Festival from 17th October 2017 to 20th October 2017 with loads of traditional dance, music, drums and loads of stalls selling delicious Japanese food and snacks.


30th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival is being held from Wednesday 25th October 2017 until Friday 3rd November 2017. With loads of films at various locations around Tokyo and this year they will have two screenings of the original Godzilla movie (1954) accompanied by live symphony orchestra.

Read more about the Tokyo International Film Festival

Tokyo Ramen Show 2017

Tokyo Ramen Show

Tokyo Ramen Show

If you love a delicious bowl of Japanese Ramen noodle soup, then get to the Tokyo Ramen Show where the best food producers in Japan gather to showcase their delicious Ramen noodles. The Tokyo Ramen Show has free entry but then you buy a ticket for 850 Yen and exchange it at any of the stalls for their specialised Ramen soups.

The Tokyo Ramen Show is on from Thursday 26th October 2017 until Sunday 5th November 2017 at the Komazawa Olympic Park Plaza.

Read more about the Tokyo Ramen Show

Tokyo Motor Show

Tokyo Car Show October

Tokyo Car Show October

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show is on from Saturday 28th October 2017 until Sunday 5th November 2017 at The Tokyo Big Site venue in Koto-ku Tokyo.

Showing casing the best of the Japanese car markets as well as display of cars from the big international car makers.

Read more about the Tokyo Motor Show

Shibuya Halloween

On Halloween, Tuesday 31st October 2017, there is a huge gathering of people dressed up in their Halloween costumes around the Centre Gai area of Shibuya.

Shibuya is always an interesting area to visit in Tokyo, even more interesting on Halloween.

Also check out What To Do In Tokyo in September

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