Explore the spooky world of yokai – the various monsters, ghosts and spirits of Japan – in this all ages Halloween weekend event at Shofuso! During this weekend, families can participate in a scavenger hunt and collect trading cards of tsukumogami—household objects come to life. Listen to kamishibai tales of ogres, water imps, and goblins, craft a yokai to take home, and play ghostly games! All activities are free after regular admission.
• Tsukumogami Scavenger Hunt: Follow the clues and find real objects around Shofuso which inspired yokai myths
• Kamishibai: Experience Japan’s classic paper theater style of storytelling with slightly-spooky stories
• Crafts:Make a teru teru bozu or decorate your own fox mask
• Movies: See classics including Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare and The Great Yokai War inside of Shofuso