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20th Anniversary Pass

On the occasion of Japan Expo’s 20th Anniversary, make the most of the experience: enjoy the best of the festival, be part of VIP events, and take a deep dive into the history of Japan Expo, 20 years of celebration of Japan and its culture!

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Experience all the intensity of Japan Expo with the 20th Anniversary Pass: like a VIP, you get a preview sneak peek of the festival on Wednesday afternoon guided by the founders and are invited to the opening party on Thursday evening. Go through the 20 editions of Japan Expo with the book published on the occasion. And to enjoy even more of the festival, you have all the advantages of Zen+ Confort Tickets and reserved seats for some stages. Get ready for a memorable anniversary with the 20th Anniversary Pass, a very limited edition!

All about the 20th Anniversary Pass

Get a preview sneak peek of the festival!

Jean-François Dufour and Thomas Sirdey, cofounders of the festival, are taking you on a preview guided tour of Japan Expo on Wednesday in the late afternoon: you’ll be the first to visit the festival before public opening on Thursday morning!

Enjoy the best seats

The best seats are reserved for you to attend the greatest shows of the festival, on some of the festival stages. You’ll be in the first rows for the best of the 20th Anniversary program!

Join the VIPs at the opening party

On Thursday evening, Japan Expo is organizing an opening party to celebrate the launch of the festival with its guests and you! 20th Anniversary Pass holders are invited to this exclusive event.

Go through the memories of 20 years of Japan Expo

For its 20th Anniversary, Japan Expo will be releasing a retrospective book of 20 years of adventures: with interviews of its founders and of the guests who came year after year, anecdotes about the festival, all illustrated with many pictures!

Enjoy Zen+ Confort advantages too

  • Relax in the Japan Expo Lounge
  • Have a snack at the buffet
  • Keep your hands free thanks to the checkroom
  • Get Japan Expo souvenir gifts
  • Enter before public opening and avoid the crowd
  • Get in and out as much as you like
  • No more waiting before lunch thanks to restaurant fast-passes 

The 20th Anniversary Pass at a glance


Exclusive sneak peek of the festival

On Wednesday late afternoon with the founders of Japan Expo

Reserved seats

For some of the festival stages

Opening party

An invite to the opening party Thursday evening


The 20th Anniversary book of Japan Expo, the official goodies (wristband, badges, poster...) and a collector badge 

Access to the Japan Expo Lounge Unlimited
Self-service buffet Breakfast viennoiseries, midday buffet, and tea pastries 
Free checkroom for a number of items
Access to the festival 4 days
Access before public opening from 8.30 am, that is 30 minutes earlier
Temporary exits Unlimited
Restaurant fast-passes Unlimited
Quantity 10
Price €300
On sale on sold out

* Gifts to be withdrawn from the Official shop only.

How to buy 20th Anniversary Pass

20th Anniversary Pass are on sale on our website only.

To pick up your badge, you must show the countermark received by e-mail or available in your account on our website (print or smartphone); your countermark does not allow you to get in but only to pick up the badge).

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