“Aki-Fes” (Akihabara Festival) 2015 Autumn
Date: Sunday, October 25 – Sunday, November 1, 2015
“Aki-Fes” 2015 Autumn will be held in Akihabara area, Tokyo for eight days starting from Sunday, October 25 to Sunday, November 1 by Akihabara Festival Executive Committee (*１). This festival aims to attract tourists from home and overseas to Akihabara, let them spend time there and revitalize the area.
Events on a stage and lottery will be held in BelleSalle Akihabara this time. For foreign visitors, a Free Wi-Fi card will be handed out, and the expansion of tax-free coverage which started last year will be publicized.
“Halloween party 2015 in Akihabara,” “Kochi vs Tottori Manga Kingdom Conference 2015 in AKIBA,” “TAMASHII NATION 2015” and “Special sales of tax-free stores” will be held at the same time, so you can enjoy the whole area of Akihabara all day as if it were a theme park.
To promote visitors’ spend time visiting many spots, if you shop and receive a lottery ticket at the tax-free stores and/or about 70 stores which are the members of “Akihabara Omotenashi (hospitality) Project,” you can participate in Garapon lottery. You may win a prize such as Akihabara multi-coupon, the gift certificate equivalent to 1,000 yen, which can be used on smartphone and at the 47 stores in Akihabara, without drawing a blank. (The lottery venue is BelleSalle Akihabara.)
We will grow and enhance “Aki-Fes” toward 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games so that everyone from all over the world can enjoy it.
*１: Akihabara Festival Executive Committee: Akihabara Shinkokai, Akihabara Shopping District Promotion Cooperative, avex vanguard Inc., ＮＴＴ East (NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION), Sumitomo Fudosan BELLESALLE Co., Ltd., BANDAI Co., Ltd., BIGWEST FRONTIER, NPO Akihabara Tourism Promotion Association (ATPA)
|Date||12:00 – 18:00, Sunday, October 25 – Sunday, November 1, 2015|
|Venue||Event space in BelleSalle Akihabara
|Events||・Stage event (October 25 only)
・Distributing of a Free Wi-Fi card (to foreign visitors only)
・Food and drink corner
|Fee||Free except the food and drink corner. For Garapon lottery, a lottery ticket is required and it is given when a certain amount of purchase is made.)
Organizer: Akihabara Festival Executive Committee
|Organizer||Akihabara Festival Executive Committee
Akihabara Shinkokai, Akihabara Shopping District Promotion Cooperative, avex vanguard Inc., NTT East (NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION), Sumitomo Fudosan BELLESALLE Co., Ltd., BANDAI Co., Ltd., BIGWEST FRONTIER, NPO Akihabara Tourism Promotion Association (ATPA)）
|Supporting organizations||Japan Tourism Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau