Cheapo Weekend for June 30-July 1: Outdoor Markets and Art Exhibitions

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Myanmar Festival

Photo by nakashi used under CC

A Myanmar festival held at Zojoji Temple with traditional Myanmarese food and wares on offer. There will also be an events stage with live music and performances.

 Myanmar Festival


Cats Art Exhibit

Neko-Ten Cat Art Exhibition
Photo by Erica Ward

An exhibit chock full of cat-themed original artworks by 20 Japanese and international artists. Takes place at a hip gallery-cafe where you can meet the artists as well as purchase cat merch to your heart’s content.

 Cats Art Exhibition

Dates:26th Jun–1st Jul, 2018

Museum of Modern Art – Free Admission Day

moma tokyo
Photo by jyl4032 used under CC

The MOMA houses mainly Japanese works of the 20th century including a number deemed Important Cultural Properties or masterpieces—see it all for free this Sunday.

 Museum of Modern Art - Free Admission Day

Dates:2nd Sep, 2018

Earth Garden Summer Festival

earth garden
Photo by shuzo serikawa used under CC

This is a two-day outdoor market where the food, workshops, and products on offer all promote ecological living—so you can feel good about attending, and what you bring home. The event square will also have a stream of musical performances spanning both days.

 Earth Garden Summer Festival

Dates:30th Jun–1st Jul, 2018

Mi Casa Es Su Casa Exhibition and Workshop

Coinciding with the rainy season, this exhibition features an interactive installation centered around umbrellas. Visitors can admire the artwork on display, or even create umbrella art of their own!

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 Mi Casa Es Su Casa Exhibition and Workshop

Dates:16th Jun–15th Jul, 2018

Mt. Takao Beer Mount

Photo by Jean-Marc Bolfing used under CC

If you like your beer gardens with a sweet view, try the one atop Mt. Takao—the highest beer garden in Tokyo. Make sure you go hungry and thirsty though, it’s an all-you-can-drink deal (don’t worry, there’s more than beer) accompanied by an all-you-can-eat buffet.

 Mt. Takao Beer Mount

Dates:15th Jun–15th Oct, 2018

For more top Tokyo events happening this month, see our June recommendations.

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