Fireworks festivals in Tokyo are definitely an experience no one should miss, but they can be frustrating. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Tokyoites congregate at the hottest spots to watch the fireworks and celebrate summer— and they string along [...]July 24, 2014 -
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There are plenty of fun and interesting things to do in Tokyo that are either cheap or free – even in the most expensive of neighbourhoods – like a modern architecture tour of Omotesando. And be sure to check out our infamous 101 things to do in tokyo.
There are always events, parties and festivals happening in Tokyo. In summer there are fireworks festivals everywhere and in spring there is hanami – cherry blossom viewing. Almost every weekend (especially during the warm months) there is plenty of free entertainment to be had at Yoyogi Park. Whether you’re living in Tokyo or you’ve timed your visit well, you should check out a Sumo tournament at least once.
To make sure you don’t miss anything, keep an eye out every Thursday for the Cheapo Weekend which gives you the lowdown on free and cheap events for the weekend.