Japan Expo Paris - July 4-7, 2019 Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center
Join us! 16 Days 20 : 6 : 16

Attendees’ Guide to Japan Expo

Checkroom? Cosplay changing facilities? Weapon replicas? Have a look at our Attendees’ Guide to find the answers to all your questions and get some help in preparing your visit!

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Going to Japan Expo

Japan Expo Paris is held at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center: you can drive to the festival or use public transportation.

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Going in

To enter the festival, you have to go through security check before joining the line corresponding to your type of ticket.

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Security & forbidden items

Because of the current security level in France, the festival security rules are strengthened and the list of authorized items is more strict than usual.

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cash desks & means of payment


The festival cash desks accept cash and credit cards.

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ATMs are made available to attendees at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center.

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3 checkrooms, managed by Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, are available: before security checks and inside the festival.

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cosplay changing facilities

Changing facilities are available for cosplayers before security checks, and then inside the festival.

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foods & drinks


You can have lunch or a snack at one of the many restaurants at the festival or bring your own food.


Thanks to Japan Expo's partners, you can get good deals on your hotel room or a discount on a room at a local's!

Have a look at our Good Deals section (follow our news to know when it is updated)


Children are most welcome at Japan Expo! The entrance is free for under 8, a nursery is available to take care of babies, and activities are organized for children.

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first aid

In case of faintness or medical problem, contact the medical service, whose number is available on the festival map, or address a staff member.

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lost & found

Lost & Found are collected at the Information Desk (Point info).

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