Japan Light and Food Festival Amsterdam

Japan Light and Food Festival Amsterdam

May 13, 2023May 14, 2023
Basisweg 63
Tickets starting from 10,50 euros (5,50 euros for children)

If you love all things Japan and are looking for exciting new ways to celebrate Japanese culture from the Netherlands, then the Japan Light and Food Festival taking place in Amsterdam this May is definitely the event for you!

Celebrate Japanese culture in Amsterdam

Just like its sister event in Rotterdam, this festival has it all - sushi, sake, beautifully illuminated Japanese cherry blossoms - making it the perfect place to indulge yourself for the weekend. Japanese culture will be highlighted with an emphasis on Japanese food and lifestyle.

Photo: courtesy of Sushi Festival japan-light-and-food-festival.jpg

There will be illuminated cherry blossoms, a sake bar, a Japanese food hall, a Japanese tea house, and much more! Visitors can also buy Japanese products and view art specially created for this event.

What to expect from this year's festival

Some new activities that have been added for the 2023 edition of the Japan Light and Food Festival are:

  • Illuminated cherry blossoms
  • Japanese light objects
  • Sushi and ramen creations
  • Japanese food hall
  • Asian street food

On top of all this excitement, this year's edition of the festival will also have live music, karaoke, and a silent disco!

Photo: courtesy of Sushi Festival japan-light-food-festival-netherlands.jpg

The 2023 Japan Light and Food Festival

Excited to eat a lot of sushi and ramen under beautiful lights? Check the official website to book your tickets.

Get a taste for Japanese culture in the Netherlands 

Looking for other events that highlight all the incredible delights Japan has to offer? Check out Clingendael's Japanese Garden in The Hague, or the MONO Japan craft and design fair in Amsterdam!

Thumb photo: courtesy of Sushi Festival