Never miss a freebie! Sign up for our weekly events newsletter.

asakusa horseback archery
Photo by Takashi Hososhima used under CC

Asakusa Yabusame – April 21

One of the few chances to watch yabusame, the impressive Japanese martial art of horse-mounted archery. Compared to similar events around Tokyo, this one in Asakusa is most spectacular due to the high-performance levels of the archers.

Read More

Suggested Activity
Mount Fuji Day Trip with Private Driver
Spend a day exploring Mount Fuji and the area around it with this private, fully customizable tour - from all around Kawaguchiko Lake and up to the Mount Fuji Fifth Station.

Craft Beer and Comedy
Photo by Stand Up Tokyo

Craft Beer & Comedy – April 21

Tokyo’s best stand-up comedians brighten up your Saturday evening with quality jokes, great beer and pizza.

Read More

Earth Day Tokyo 2015

Earth Day Tokyo – April 21-22

Pop by Yoyogi Park for the Earth Day Market—where earth-friendly goods can be found for sale, from organic fruit/veg to fair trade products to handmade crafts. In addition to the market element, there will be music, art and vegetarian food stalls.

Read More

Spain Fair – April 21-22

Spain Fair in Tokyo is modeled after the famous Spain Fair (Feria de Abril) held every April in Seville, Spain. For two full days, enjoy all of Spain’s delights, from popular dishes (paella, tapas, etc.) and drinks to traditional dance and music.

Read More

Photo by MIguel Betancourt

Ecuador Through My Dreams – April 11-25

A great opportunity to admire the bold and bright paintings of Ecuadorian artist Miguel Betancourt.

Read More

Suggested Activity
Sumo Morning Practice Tour at Stable in Tokyo
Try this insider’s experience at a sumo wrestler morning practice session. Enjoy exclusive access to a sumo stable, watching as these massive athletes put themselves through their daily training regimen and go head-to-head.

Hajime – April 16-22

Hajime is an anthology zine and exhibition by seven non-Tokyo-native artists, each sharing their first experiences in Tokyo. Through mediums including illustration, comics, and poetry, each artist tells a unique story.

Read More

wisteria kamerido tenjin
Photo by Yoshizumi Endo used under CC

Wisteria Festival – April 15-May 6

One of Japan’s most beloved blossom, wisteria is celebrated at Kameido Tenjin Shrine with food stalls, tea ceremonies and ikebana displays.

Read More

Azalea Festival at Nezu Shrine

Nezu Shrine Azalea – April 7-May6

Even though this flower festival officially runs until May 6, the multi-colored azalea bushes at Nezu Shrine are in full bloom this weekend—don’t miss them!

Read More

Ask our local experts about Tokyo

Get our Tokyo Cheapo Hacks direct to your inbox

Watch this next

Recommended hotels located nearby