Sweets Festival & King of Pasta

Takasaki Sweets Festival

Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time: 10am-3pm

Place: Motenashi Square

Details: Come and enjoy the best of Japanese and western style sweets prepared by top-class, local confectioners.

  • Café Corner: for 500 yen, you can choose a Japanese or western sweet as well as coffee or green tea prepared on the spot
  • Try making your own sweets or cake, taught by store owners (20 minutes/500 yen)
  • Prize draw tickets are given out for each 500 yen you spend at the festival. Draw is held at 2pm
  • Stalls selling sweets including dorayaki, dango, and sekihan at reasonable prices


King of Pasta

Date: Sunday 10th November 2019

Time: 10am-4pm

Place: Motenashi Square

Details: Come and taste the original pasta dishes of local restaurants, enjoy the entertainment, and vote for your favorite!

Tickets: 1,900 yen in advance, or 2,000 yen on the day of the event. A ticket gets you 5 sample-sized servings of pasta from the stalls of your choice, and the right to vote for the best pasta of the year.