Obake Family Day: Specters of the Sacred Forest

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Community Event

Oct 201630

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
New York, New York, 10017
United States

On Halloween Eve, enter a mystical sacred forest filled with the frights and delights of Japan's ghosts and mythical creatures. Experience the richness of Japan's fall festivals and the thrills of a Halloween through an adventure of family friendly fun and learning!
Activities include: 

  • Tsukumo-gami* haunted house
  • Tsukumo-gami storytelling
  • Omamori good luck charm and mini kokeshi doll making
  • Noh inspired mask making
  • Taiko drumming demo and mini workshop
  • Twilight treasure hunt
  • Tsukumo-gami* yo-yo balloon fishing
  • Spooky costume contest with a chance to win a prize

Tsukumo-gami are everyday objects that, after over a hundred years of use, become haunted, animate versions of their original selves. 

: Adults $15/$12 Japan Society members ; Kids (ages 3—12) $10/$7 
DAY-OF TICKETS: Adults $18/$15 Japan Society members ; Kids (ages 3—12) $13/$10
Recommended for ages 3 and up with parental supervision (some activities are scary). Healthy Japanese light meals, snacks and festival-related refreshments available for purchase by BentOn.
Ticket Available at:buy online or call the box office 212-715-1258



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