Doki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival

27th & 28th August 2022
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 11:00 until 17:30 on Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th August 2022 at Sugden Sports Centre.

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

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.

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 26th August 2022. 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 27th August 2022.

To see what is happening at the 2022 festival, visit the events, guests, traders and artists sections of our website.

The proceeds from various events at Doki Doki 2022 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:

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