Events in Tokyo

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  • August 20, 2015
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    Cheapo Weekend for Aug 22-23: Shake Your Bon-Bon

    This weekend, you can shake your bon-bon at the Roppongi Hills Bon Dance. Join the kimono-clad dancers in this 3-day event starting Friday at 5pm. The specially built and decorated arena serves as the backdrop for regional dance performances and is […]

  • August 6, 2015
    Paper-maché creations at Asagaya Tanabata Festival

    Cheapo Weekend for Aug 8-9: Color Blast

    See the haze of summer brighten up as the weekend events color the streets and skies of Tokyo. First, let’s celebrate Tanabata— a love-story-turned-festival honoring the yearly meeting of two enamored deities who are separated by the Milky Way. There […]

  • July 30, 2015
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    Cheapo Weekend for Aug 1-2: The Sky Goes Boom

    If this is your first time spending August in Tokyo, then welcome. Welcome to the hottest, most humid, stickiest, insufferable month of the year. And what better way to get your mind of this thermal atrocity than with thousands upon […]

  • July 23, 2015
    Eisa Matsuri in Shinjuku

    Cheapo Weekend for July 25-26: Summer Rush

    This particular July weekend is both awesome and awful at the same time. Awesome because it’s full to the brim with must-attend cheapo events. Awful because you’re going to have to pick favorites among a list too good to miss.  We […]