Mid
Oct

M Festival 2024

10:00am – 12:00am
¥7,000 – ¥10,000

Join a vibrant music festival that combines music, culture, and fun under a starry sky.

What to expect

Over the two days at M Festival, you’ll discover heart-pounding live performances and experiences. There isn’t just one genre to groove to — get ready for reggae, rock, ska, electronic beats, and everything in between. Along with the fantastic sets and DJs, the festival invites you to explore its natural surroundings, from small babbling creeks to imposing wild mountains.

Lineup

The festival will feature a riveting lineup that includes bands and artists from around the world. Different acts will play on different days, so make sure to check the website.

See Dachambo, the first Japanese band to perform at Burning Man; Rankin Taxi, legendary Japanese reggae artist; Neomak, a female group from the Basque Country; These Three Words, blending the styles Latin, ska, acid jazz, punk, and new wave; and many, many more.

Tickets

Tickets are ¥7,000 for one day and ¥10,000 for two. Children under 12 get in for free. You can get 1-day tickets here and 2-day tickets here.

How to get there

The venue for the festival is Canyons Alpine Cafe in Minakami, Gunma Prefecture. JR Yubiso Station is around a 10-minute walk away. You can use the Jōetsu Shinkansen from Tokyo to Jōmō Kōgen Station and change.

If you plan to drive, there is free parking on site.

Accommodation

If you don’t feel like glamping at Minakami Riverside Oasis or camping at Tanigawa Dake Auto-camp Jou (10-minute-walk away; ¥3,500 + extra ¥1,000 per adult), then nearby Hotel Yunojin will set you up with comfortable beds and onsen.

  • Crowd at M Festival
Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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