Download Festival Japan 2020 (March 29th) [Canceled]

Last updated: 2023-01-17 | Published: 2019-11-07

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Update: this event has been canceled. More information about refunds here.

2020’s edition of the Download Festival Japan will feature a pretty diverse line-up including metal, emo and punk acts from in and outside Japan.

My Chemical Romance has been announced as the first headliner, followed by other big names in rock such as The Offspring, Evanescence, Jimmy Eat World, In Flames and At the Gates.

Recently, more bands have been announced: Ministry, Amon Amarth, Dirty Honey and Baroness.

Update: My Chemical Romance have added an Osaka show on March 28th. More information here.

Find ticket information further below.


March 29th, 2020 (Sun) – Makuhari Messe Exhibition Halls 9-11, Chiba (near Tokyo)
Doors: 9:30am / Start: 10:30am
Hotels/AirBnB near this concert venue


Standing: ¥16,500
VIP Standing: ¥30,000
VIP privileges: exclusive stage viewing area (standing), exclusive entry lane, priority lane for merchandise, exclusive cloakroom (free, customer can take items in/out), 1 drink included, VIP laminate (distributed at the venue on the day), VIP gifts (details TBD. Distributed at the venue on the day)


Pre-order lottery (English): November 7 to November 13 (free membership registration necessary)
Pre-order sale (English): November 14 to January 16
General sale: from January 18th, 2020 (on Rakuten and Ticket Pia available in English)

We recommend getting tickets through the official sources above.
If you need the help of a Japanese ticket proxy, check out TicketsGalore.

Viagogo also have resale tickets (especially useful if sold out or from overseas).

Disclaimer: Information as of January 18th, 2020 but subject to change without notice / accuracy of this information is not guaranteed / make sure to double-check if you are planning to attend these shows