Chiba.Makuhari City

Chiba.Makuhari City

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Unique events at Makuhari Messe

Makuhari Messe is the second largest convention center in Japan after Tokyo Big Sight and is host to a number of Japan’s most popular events. Whether it’s games, music, film, cars, or more, you will find it here throughout the year.

Quick Facts

Located close to Tokyo Disney Resort and Chiba’s black sand beaches

Four events in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held here: fencing, taekwondo, karate and wrestling

Space for the biggest

Due to its size, Makuhari Messe holds some of Japan’s biggest events. Consisting of four structures that house conference rooms, meeting halls, and other facilities, and covering 210,000 square meters, it can accommodate a total of 9,000 people at any one time. It is home to the Tokyo Game Show , a tradeshow that brings video game enthusiasts to Chiba  from all over the world. Its spacious halls are perfect for hosting Tokyo Auto Salon and the Tokyo Motor Show , two of the world’s biggest auto industry trade shows. Other major events include Jump Festa for anime, film, and game maniacs, and Wonder Festival, a hobby and toy-oriented show. The Ceatec  exhibition also takes place at Makuhari Messe and is Japan’s foremost comprehensive exhibition.

Sonic boom

Since 2000, Makuhari Messe has been the venue for Summer Sonic , one of Japan’s biggest rock festivals, held each year jointly in Osaka  and Chiba . Musical artists come from all over the world to perform at Summer Sonic , and during the two to three days of the festival, Makuhari Messe turns into a huge party.

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