Cheapo Weekend for Sep 1-2: Jazz, Shine Festivals and Flea Markets

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Tokyo Jazz Festival

Calling all jazz lovers! While there are paid performances around the city, there are plenty of free ones at Yoyogi Park Friday through Sunday.

 Tokyo Jazz Festival

Dates:
Entry:Free

Kitazawa Hachiman Shrine Festival

A festive event in the hip Shimokitazawa neighborhood with traditional mikoshi (portable shrines) and dashi (wheeled floats) being paraded throughout the streets.



 Kitazawa Hachiman Shrine Festival

Dates:
Entry:Free

Ohi Racecourse Flea Market

One of Tokyo’s biggest and most popular flea markets—pop by to give secondhand wares and fashion goods a loving home.

 Ohi Racecourse Flea Market

Tokyo flea market items
Dates:22nd Sep–23rd Sep, 2018
Entry:Free

“The Yosakoi” Oedo Soran Festival

This yosakoi (a traditional summertime dance) festival, taking place at Kiba Park, will feature 45 competing dance teams. It’s a uniquely Japanese sight to see if you haven’t attended a festival of the kind yet.

 "The Yosakoi" Oedo Soran Festival

yosakoi
Dates:
Entry:Free

Summer Sounds Vol.27

Keep the summer vibes going by attending this rooftop DJ party with top-shelf views of the iconic Shibuya Scramble.

 Summer Sounds Vol.27

Shibuya 109
Dates:1st Sep, 2018

Museum of Modern Art – Free Admission Day

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

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 Museum of Modern Art - Free Admission Day

momat
Dates:2nd Sep, 2018
Entry:Free

Shinagawa Intercity Flea Market

Another big flea market, this one indoor, selling everything from home wares, art, vintage clothes and more.

 Shinagawa Intercity Flea Market

tokyo flea market
Dates:23rd Sep, 2018
Entry:Free

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


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