Two days of guaranteed artistic chaos!
Design Festa vol. 39 will be held on May 17th and 18th
at Tokyo Big Sight!
One of the largest original art events in the world, featuring eclectic and eccentric work from over 11,000 international artists and fueled by the enthusiasm of countless thousands of visitors.
Since its beginning in 1994 Design Festa has become one of the best original art nexuses possible. With thousands of painters, performers, musicians, bands, acrobats and artists bombarding the senses throughout its 2-day duration, this biannual event dramatically increases in size year after year, attracting participants and visitors from all over the world.
Hosted by the futuristic Tokyo Big Sight, Japan’s largest expo venue, Design Festa offers a truly fantastic insight into the creative energy of a selection of the world’s most original artists, exhibiting from over 3000 booths in an endless variety of styles. It’s also a great day out for families with playrooms and interactive workshops to educate and inspire children! Take a walk through the wonderfully creative weekend world that is Design Festa!
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, West Halls
Entrance Fee: In Advance, 800 JPY / day | At the Door, 1000 JPY / day
Exhibitors: Approximately 11,000 from all over Japan and 16 foreign countries. For more information about our exhibitors, please visit designfesta.com
Booth Area (West Halls, Approximately 3,400 booths)
This area is the main part of the event, containing all genres of expression including but not limited to painting, illustration, computer graphics, music, photography, installation, fashion, crafts, interior design and more. Most work on display available for purchase.
Our Workshop Area is readier than ever to welcome visitors who want to participate in interactive arts and crafts!
Indoor Show Stage (Atrium)
A special stage for fashion shows, dance/acrobatic performances and acoustic live sets.
Outdoor Live Stage (Outside of West Hall 2)
Another special stage featuring 20 original bands ranging from rock, punk, funk and more, this area is a miniature music festival in of itself!
Theater Space (West Hall 4, Dimmed Lighting Area)
Savor animations, movies, performances and media art on a wide stage beneath a giant 300-inch screen. Enjoy the new layout and atmosphere!
Restaurant and Cafe/Bar Area (West Hall 3, Atrium and Outdoors)
Global cuisine to suit all tastes! Over twenty international restaurants and cafe/bars each offer up original culinary creations unique to Design Festa!
Art Park (4th Floor, Outdoors)
Introduced just this last year to meet demand, this unique area offers performances, display exhibitions, ala carte dining, music and more.