Sapporo Ramen Show 2018 is being held in 8-chome of Odori Park(the 8th block of the long park running east and west through downtown Sapporo.) The event is being held in two instalments, from May 15th to 20th and 22nd to 27th. In total, 20 ramen specialty shops from not only Hokkaido but also Honshu will open temporary stalls. Open from 10 a.m to 9 p.m., admission is free, with ramen costing 800 yen per bowl. To avoid waiting in line, tickets can be purchased at Seven Eleven convenience stores throughout Japan. 2018 is the fifth anniversary of the event.