Just attended the Kiba Wood Festival, which is held each year in Kiba Park near in Koto-ku. The word “Kiba” basically translates to “tree/ wood place” in Japanese, because this particular area of Tokyo is also well know for manufactured wood and paper products. ( View more pictures of this event on my Facebook Page! )
This is a very good event for families because kids and parents alike can play around with making their own wooden toys and gain a little experience with word working tools from seasoned professionals! There are also a lot of cool goods and trinkets to buy while you`re there, plus the potpourri smell of fresh-cut wood is something that you absolutely won`t want to miss (unless you have allergies).
They also tend to have Kamen Rider /
There are also a few play areas around the park for kids to blow of some excess energy and enjoy themselves.
There`s not so much to eat around the event in general, so you`ll probably want to pack a lunch or stop by the convini to grab drinks on the way there.
Ito-Yokkado is located very close to Kiba Park and there`s a food court + movie theater inside, so if you`re after a little extra entertainment or shopping after the event, that might be a good place to hang out.
But all-in-all, this is a very good event to put on your calendar for next year if you happen to be looking for something do do in Tokyo between Silver Week and Halloween!
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