Japan Fes



Everything you need to know at Japan Fes!

Dive into the heart of Japanese culture without leaving Europe! The much-anticipated Japan Fes is just around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you’re fully prepared for an unforgettable experience. Get ready to explore all that Japan has to offer right in Kapermolenpark. Complete with a chance to win a trip to Japan by collecting 5 stamps at the event.

Event Details:

Date and Time:



Location: Kapermolenpark, Hasselt 3500

Tickets: Secure your spot by purchasing tickets in advance online.

●Basic Ticket

  • Adults: €10
  • Students (ages 13-18): €5
  • Kids (ages 0-12):Free

*Tickets will be available online on the day of the event. However, to avoid crowds, we highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance.

●Combi Ticket * Grant access to Japan Fes and Japanse Tuin

  • Adults: €15
  • Students (ages 13-18): €5
  • Kids (ages 0-12):Free

What to Expect:

Floor Map:Japan Fes Floor Map.PDF

Food Vendors 

●Takoyaki & More (Takoyaki)

●Ramen Nobu (Mazesoba)

●Nonbe Daigaku (Japanese Curry & Noodle)

●Koku Ramen(Ramen)

●J-Next Bar(Drink)

●Owa Beer(Beer & Gyoza)

●Osaka Ball(Takoyaki & Fried Chiken)

●Land of Sake(Sake)

●Rio Brewing(Beer)

●J-Next Wagyu BBQ (Wagyu BBQ)

●Teaup (Match Drinks)

●Daruma Crepe(Matcha Crepe)

●Pâtisserie-Chocolaterie Yasushi Sasaki(Sweets)

●Sushi Fumi(Sushi)



●Japan Starts with ANA, Master Tours and Brussles Airport (PR “A Trip to Japan”)

●Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau(PR “A Trip to Osaka” & Osaka Expo 2025)

●Daio Wasabi Farm(Wasabi tasting & Souvenier)

●Kuradai Miso(Miso tasting)

●Hallelujah Kimono(Kimono)

●AMESANKOH(Japanese Product)

●Riken Europe(Scientific research)


Workshops and Demonstrations:

● Sushi Fumi Maki Sushi Class *pre-register via here

●Taiko Drumming with Tátake!-Taiko! *pre-register via here

●Hallelujah Kimono Photography Experience *pre-register via here

●Foot Darts *Free

●Origami Folding & Gold Fish Scooping*Free

●Japan Experience Katanuki & Water Baloon Fishing *3€/attempt

●Syosakka *Free


Stage Performance:

●Showcase your cosplay *pre register via here 

●Karaoke Contest *pre-register via here 

●Special Stage by Hironobu Kageyama, details to be found here

Planning Your Visit:

Getting There: Kapermolenpark, the main entrance located on Koning Boudewijnlaan. Find nearby parking via the map

Cashless System: To enhance your experience and streamline transactions, Japan Fes is proud to introduce the cashless payment system. Convenient and secure, this system will be your key to purchasing food, drinks, merchandise, and workshop tickets throughout the event. Recieve the limited special Osaka expo edition of the cash card upon arrival.

Stay Connected:
Follow us on Instagram and Facebook and use the hashtag #japanfes to share your experiences and stay updated on any last-minute details.


Japan Fes promises to be a spectacular celebration of Japanese culture, offering something for everyone, from foodies and families to culture enthusiasts and curious explorers. We can’t wait to welcome you and share the beauty, excitement, and tradition of Japan. See you at Japan Fes!