Japan Weekend Valencia 2024: Info and Accommodation

japan weekend in valencia 2024

Japan Weekend, one of Spain's biggest events of Japanese culture, arrives in Valencia in 2024 on May 4th and 5th. It is one of the biggest celebrations of Japanese culture, anime, manga, cosplay and video games. This year’s programme for Japan Weekend Valencia 2024 includes concerts, competitions, games, conferences and the sale of products related to Japanese pop culture, such as books, comics or collectibles. Explore the full programme of this fantastic event!

New programme for Japan Weekend Valencia 2024

On Saturday 4th, and Sunday 5th May, Valencia Fair will host cosplayers wearing costumes and accessories inspired by their favourite anime characters, films, video games or Japanese books. In addition to the cosplay competitions, this edition will also feature the participation of independent artists and fans who share their passion for Japanese pop culture.

Japan Weekend Valencia 2024 will offer us a wide range of experiences. Some of which we can enjoy:

  • Lectures and informative talks on Japanese culture and the latest news in anime and manga.
  • Cosplay competitions for all ages, dancing, karaoke and more.
  • Concerts and live theatre performances.
  • International and local guests
  • Commercial stalls to buy merchandise
  • Artist House, an area where emerging artists bring their own designs for clothing, prints, key-rings, jewellery and other items.
  • Food Trucks
  • Workshops to learn more about Japanese culture. For example, making kokedamas, origamis, and more.

What are the prices for the event?

Those interested in attending the Japanese Weekend can purchase day tickets via the official website or at the event’s box office. Prices vary depending on the type of ticket you choose. General admission is 14 euros per day. Once inside, you can enter and leave the venue as many times as you like, as long as you keep your ticket. To access the venue, simply show the ticket on your mobile phone or print it out and or take it with you.

On the other hand, there is the option of taking the Anti-crisis entry every day. The cost, including administration fees, is 19 euros and includes either a manga or an anime film in the event, depending on your choice. Whichever option you choose, you will need to choose the time you wish to enter the event.

How to get to Feria Valencia: Japan Weekend 2024

The event will be held at Feria Valencia, a venue that hosts a wide range of trade fairs, exhibitions and events. Getting there is not a problem. It is located a few kilometres from the city centre and is well connected to the city's transport network. These are the options for getting to Feria de Valencia and enjoying Japan Weekend without any complications:

  • By car: Feria Valencia has 7,000 parking spaces available, 4,000 inside the fairgrounds and 3,000 outside. The rate is €0.03/minute or €15.30 for a full day with prepayment.
  • Tram: If the fastest and most comfortable way to get to Feria Valencia is by tram, take line 4 from the city centre to the main entrance. This line only runs on festive days for certain events.
  • Metro: Check the official Valencia Metro website for timetables and news between stations. You must take Line 2 Llíria-Torrent Avinguda and get off at Carolines/Fira (about 600m from the venue). 


Finally, if you are arriving in Valencia by train or plane, here are the options for getting to the venue:

  • Arriving from the Joaquín Sorolla or Valencia Nord train stations. Both are located a few kilometres from Feria Valencia and a few minutes from our accommodation. There are taxi ranks and metro stations: Xátiva stop with lines 3 and 5 or the Bailén stop with line 5.
  • Getting to Valencia by plane. The airport is 7.4 km from Feria Valencia, where Japan Weekend 2024 is located, so you can take a taxi or metro lines 3 and 5.

The best accommodation for the Japan Weekend at Valencia 2024

We invite you to discover the perfect fusion between the tradition of the great event of Japanese culture and contemporary comfort in the apartments of HQ Rooms, in the heart of Valencia. Live the great celebration from the comfort of your accommodation, right in the middle of the festivities and just a few minutes from the public transport that will take you to the great celebration.

HQ Rooms has apartments for rent in Valencia, carefully located to offer you not only a unique break, but also the opportunity to fully participate in the festivities, being the ideal starting point to discover all the wonders that Japan Weekend in Valencia 2024 has to offer.

Throughout the year, the Valencia Trade Fair Centre hosts a large number of important events, such as the Fimma Maderalia or Cevisama, which is a very interesting reference at both a personal and professional level.

Turn your weekend into an unforgettable trip. In the following article we will tell you what to do on a Sunday in Valencia, so that you can make the most of your stay in the capital of Turia. If you are a fan of manga and Japanese culture, don't miss the next edition of Japan Weekend in Valencia! Pack your bags and come and visit the country where the sun rises without leaving Valencia.

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