Doki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival

9th-10th November 2019
at Sugden Sports Centre,

Doki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival is an event held in Manchester, UK, celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture.

The next festival will take place from 10:00am until 7:00pm on Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th November 2019 at Sugden Sports Centre.

Doki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival 2019 is proud to be an Official Event of the Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2020.

Japan Embassy

The festival will be followed by a cosplay after-party.

Please note all hour long talks and the film screening will now take place in The Sandbar which is next door to our venue's main entrance. If you wish to see the first talk when they are announced, you must have received a festival wristband from the main venue first. Timetable TBA

Tickets for the festival are available to buy online and will also be available to buy at the door on the day. Advanced ticket sales will stop being sold on Friday 8th November 2019. If you have not bought your ticket they will be available on the day at an increased price. We will be selling Sunday entry tickets up to Saturday 9th November 2019.

To see what is happening at the 2019 festival, visit the events, guests, traders and artists sections of our website.

The proceeds from various events at Doki Doki 2019 will be donated to our supported charity, Aid for Japan, which provides long-term support for orphans of the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan.

The venues for the festival are:

For more details, see the festival map

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