Tokyo events for Monday, January 27 to Sunday, February 2, 2020

Chinese New Year celebrations continue this week in Yokohama’s Chinatown with traditional performances. Also coming up is free admission day to the Museum of Moden Art, an improv comedy night, a DJ party and more.

chinese new year yokohama
Decorations for the 2020 CNY celebrations in Yokohama. | Photo by Wang


UZU is a new art exhibition focusing on the “swirl” that is the circle of life. By combining visual art and physical installations, the artists put the spectator at the center, inviting them to reflect on the evolution and transcience of life.

Suggested Activity
RakuRaku Japan eSIM — Lightning-Fast Speeds On a Reliable Network
Limited-time offer: Use the coupon code “cheapo” for 10% off all RakuRaku eSIM products. Choose from 3GB to 100GB plans, tailored to your needs. Hassle-free activation.

Improvazilla Comedy Night

Tokyo’s longest running improv night is filled with games, off-the-cuff creations and plenty of musical performances.


Nottooserious is a Moscoman-headlined DJ party at Womb, Tokyo’s biggest nightclub.

Chinese Traditional Performances

Yokohama will host various Chinese traditional performances on the 1st and 2nd of February as part of the Lunar New Year celebrations. Traditional dragon and lion dances, along with songs, harps and acrobatics should be expected.

Museum of Modern Art – Free Admission Day

The MOMAT is free this Sunday. The museum houses mainly Japanese works of the 20th century including a number deemed ‘Important Cultural Properties’ or masterpieces.

The Oedo Antique Market

A cheapo favorite, Japan’s biggest outdoor market is back at the Tokyo International Forum. It’s a great spot for finding unique souvenirs, decorating your apartment on a shoestring, or even just strolling around outdoors. The market will be canceled in case of rain through, so keep an eye on the forecast.

Ask our local experts about Tokyo

Get our Tokyo Cheapo Hacks direct to your inbox

Watch this next