Kanagawa – Japan’s Largest Halloween Event, “KAWASAKI Halloween 2018”
“Kawasaki Halloween” is Japan’s largest Halloween event! Over 100,000 people from across the country join in the celebrations. The large-scale costume parade around Kawasaki Station is packed with amazing costumes, so be sure to check it out! The winner of the after-parade costume contest receives amazing travel tickets and a monetary award.
※A participation fee must be paid after applying if you wish to join the parade.
Kids Parade (October 27th, 2018)
The Kids Parade, performed by children, takes place on the Halloween Parade’s opening day. The children, who must be below elementary school aged, and their guardians both must dress up!
Location: Ginza Street→Ginryugai→La Cittadella
Parade Participation Fee: 500 yen per person
Halloween Parade (October 28th, 2018, 14:30~15:45)
On the second day of the Halloween Parade, adults dress up in a wide variety of costumes, from frightening Halloween spooks to anime cosplays to silly costumes that will make you laugh aloud. After the parade comes the costume contest, “Halloween Award.”
Location: Around JR Kawasaki Station’s East Exit (around 1.5km)
Parade Participation Fee: 1000 yen per person