Jurong Point To Host Its First-Ever Japan Matsuri Fair With Japanese Street Food, Matsuri Games, Cultural Performances And More!

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Look forward to traditional matsuri games, Japanese street food yatai, art and cultural performances, and more!

Venue: Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Level1, 1 Jurong West Central 2, Singapore 648886
Date: 12 Sep to 23 Oct 2022
Time: 11am to 9.30pm

Jurong Point is slated to host its first-ever Matsuri from 12 September to 23 October 2022! 

Indulge your senses from sight to sound and taste as Jurong Point whisks you away to the Land of the Rising Sun with a line-up of family-friendly activities. It will be as if you are setting foot right in the heart of Japan!

Here's taking a closer look at some of the key highlights that you and your family can look forward to at the event:

Giant Claw Machine

Put your skills to the test at the Giant Claw Machine, which is bound to evoke loads of fun. Up for grabs is a plethora of adorable plushies. 

Simply spend $50 in a maximum of 2 same-day receipts and receive tokens for 1 game chance to play! 

Limited to 1 game chance per shopper daily.
Limited to the first 200 daily (Mon
days to Thursdays) or 250 daily (Fridays to Sundays) redemptions. While stocks last.

Mouth-Watering Japanese Street Food

As part of the Japan Matsuri Fair, the atrium of Jurong Point will be dotted with yatai, and the air will be perfumed with the aromas of the sizzling foods.

In Japan, yatai is a small, mobile food stall that doles out traditional Japanese street food. Eat your way through Japan with the best street foods the country has to offer, including takoyaki, okonomiyaki, super kawaii trendy concepts like Sourbombe Bakery, Hitokuchi Onigiri, Kane-Mochi and more.

What’s more, FairPrice Xtra will be showcasing a medley of Japanese imports and products, from fresh fruits to vegetables, seasoning and condiments, dairy items, as well as household groceries.

Traditional Japanese Games

Photo Credits: Brand Cellar Pte Ltd (unless other wise stated)

There are three matsuri games to look forward to: Goldfish Scooping, Senbonbiki, and Water Balloon Yoyo. 

A test of patience and dexterity, these are popular games that most Japanese grow up playing and know by heart. 

Play the games and stand a chance to win $5M Malls e-vouchers and gifts! 

Spend $10 in a single same-day receipt at the Japan Matsuri Fair to redeem a game pass. Redemption at JP1 L1 Centre Stage (Near Daxi, JP1 #01-48/49).

Each shopper is entitled to 2 passes daily on Monday to Friday and 1 pass daily on Saturday to Sunday.

Cultural Performances

Photo Credit: Hibiki-ya

Photo Credit: Cosplay Showcase

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Japan through a host of performances! The excitement will reach a fever pitch thanks to a medley of taiko drum performances, anime songs and dances, cosplay stage games and yosakoi (a unique Japanese traditional dance).

Other not-to-be-missed activities include a Sakura Concert, Cosplay Showcase Collection and appearances by Xixi Lim.

The schedule is as follows:

1 October (Saturday)

  • 1.30pm: Taiko Drum Performance
  • 2pm: Opening Matsuri Cosplay¬†Performance
  • 3.30pm Star Me Up Cosplay Stage¬†Games & Variety Show
  • 4.30pm: Cosplay Sakura Concert

2 October (Sunday)

  • 1.30pm: Taiko Drum¬†Performance
  • 2pm: Yosakoi Dance
  • 2.15pm: Japanese Music Ensemble
  • 3pm: Taiko Drum Workshop
  • 3.30pm: Taiko Drum & Japanese¬†Cultural Dance
  • 4pm: Xixi Lim Guest Appearance

8 October (Saturday)

  • 1.30pm: Taiko Drum Performance
  • 2pm: Opening Matsuri Cosplay¬†Performance
  • 3pm: Guest Appearance by Japanese¬†Cosplayers & Cosplay¬†Workshop
  • 3.30pm: Cosplay Showcase Collection

9 October (Sunday)

  • 1.30pm: Taiko Drum & Japanese¬†Cultural Dance
  • 2pm: Japanese Music Ensemble
  • 2.45pm: Taiko Drum Workshop
  • 3.15pm: Taiko Drum¬†Performance
  • 4pm: Xixi Lim Guest Appearance

Irresistible & Exclusive Deals

There is more reason to shop at Jurong Point as many retailers and F&B brands are offering exclusive deals! Get more bang for your buck when you shop for Japanese brands and goods at Best Denki, Harvey Norman, Chocolate Origin, FairPriceXtra and more. Some of the highlights include the following:

Ramen Kiou

  • $13.90 Torotama KIOU Ramen + 3¬†pieces¬†Tori Karaage + Ocha¬†Set (U.P. $18.40) (For dine-in only)

Gokoku Japanese Bakery

  • Free¬†1¬†piece of¬†Jumbo Coronet (worth $2) with minimum spend $14*(Limited to the first 100 redemptions¬†per day)

Kuriya Japanese Market

  • Salmon Indulgence under $14:
    • Duo Salmon Roll (Promo: $10.80. U.P $11.80)
    • Salmon Maru, 4pcs (Promo:$7.80, U.P $8.80)
    • Crazy Over Salmon Sushi Box (Promo: $9.80, U.P $11.50)

Ichiban Boshi

  • $9.90 Appetiser Bundle: Tori Karaage + Truffle Edamame (U.P.$15.80) (For¬†dine-in only, and limited to 1 order per table. Minimum spend of¬†$50)

Redman by Phoon Huat

  • $4.95 Kukku‚Äôs Mentaiko Powder (U.P. $9.90)


  • $10.80 Karubi Set 200g (U.P. $15.80)


  • $3 for any GO-Series items (10 items¬†on promotion, U.P. $3.50¬†to¬†$4¬†each)
    For dine-in only. Except for Gunkan-GO series)

Idaten Udon

  • $1.40 Tempura with¬†Purchase of any Udon/Don¬†
    (Valid on selected items: Jumbo Kani Tempura, Potato Croquette, Enoki, Japanese Sweet Potato, Chicken Gyoza, Ebi Katsu (Up to 1 tempura per udon/don purchased)

Spend & Redeem 1 Set of Table Matters Japanese Tableware

From 12 September to 23 October 2022, shoppers can redeem 1 set of Table Matters Japanese tableware with a minimum spend of $150 (maximum of 3 same-day receipts) or $225 with any Supermarket/Hypermarket receipt, including shops within Supermarket/ Hypermarket. A minimum spend of $20 is required for each receipt. 

Limited to the first 60 daily (Mondays to Fridays) or 100 daily (Saturdays to Sundays).1 set per shopper daily per design per redemption. While stocks last.

Explore Shikoku's Four Prefectures & Win a Gift

In collaboration with the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Jurong Point is hosting a JNTO Digital Stamp Rally. 

Through this rally, get to learn more about the Shikoku region and its prefectures. The region may be the smallest amongst Japan’s islands, but it is home to numerous stunning sceneries and heritage gems.

Throughout the shopping mall are posters with information on Kagawa, Tokushima, Kochi and Ehime. Find them and scan the QR codes on each of the four posters to receive a stamp.

Collect all four stamps and proceed to the customer service counter to receive a gift (tote bag or pouch)!

Gift redemption is limited to 20 a day, based on a first-come, first-served basis.


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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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