Tokyo events for Monday, June 17 to Sunday, June 23, 2019

This week, celebrate International Yoga Day with a free yoga session, visit the Africa and Taiwan food and culture festivals and bust a move at the Salsa Street festival.

VYS 621 Yoga Matsuri
Photo by Kayo Okamoto

Rosenzuiro: Erica Ward Solo Exhibition

An exhibition of 14 works of art that uses the colors of the Tokyo’s subway line by artist Erica Ward.

Hope Quiz Night at Hobgoblin

A classic pub trivia night in Roppongi. Proceeds go towards helping the neglected poor become self-reliant.

Taiwan Festival Tokyo 2019

A Taiwan food festival in the heart of Ueno Park. Sample an array of tasty treats including Taiwanese favorite: lychee.

Africa Hibiya Festival

A festival to celebrate and learn about African culture, lifestyles, food, dances, music, fashion and more.

Suggested Activity
Samurai Experience in Tokyo
One of the coolest things to do in Tokyo! Discover the samurai practice of Kenbu Tachibana Ittoryu, a special sword performance. During your class you’ll dress up in a samurai outfit and train with a katana (single-edge samurai sword). A photo shoot is included, Great experience for families and children!

Berlin Party with Tokyo Groove Joshi

This Shibuya party will feature a slew of DJs and special guests Tokyo Groove Joshi. There will also be free vegan burritos and happy-hour specials.

VYS621 Yoga Matsuri

Celebrate International Yoga Day with a free outdoor yoga lesson with Indian yoga master Sudhakar.

National Museum of Western Art – Free Admission Day

Check out the extensive permanent collection at the Museum of Western Art in Ueno Park for free. Works include paintings from the late Medieval period through to the 20th century and modern French sculpture.

Salsa Street Festival 2019

Bust a move or two at this popular event in Ueno Park. Latin American food and drinks will be available for when you need to refuel.

Code TECHNIQ x Blink Tech Series 2019: WWDC Recap

This event brings together folks from all different backgrounds—kids, adults, coding beginners and coding experts, casuals and gamers—for a fun day of technology-focused activities, including workshops, games, networking and more.

Mt. Takao Beer Mount

If you like your beer gardens with a refreshing 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.

Sound of Waves

Sound of Waves is a group exhibition featuring both Japanese and European photographers, painters, illustrators and animators. The driving force behind this event is to foster connections in a world of social media and technological isolation.

Suggested Activity
Tokyo Bar Hopping Tour in Shibuya by MagicalTrip
Explore the underground food scene of Tokyo's coolest nightlife district, with a friendly local guide. Experience Shibuya like you live there, by sharing a table with locals and sampling Japanese beer and pub dishes. This is one of the most highly rated tours in the city!

Katsushika Iris Festival

In northwest Tokyo, see 14,000 iris flowers at Mizumoto Park and 6,000 more at Hirikiri Shobuen Garden. There will be music performances and other entertainment to accompany your floral stroll—the perfect event for a sunny weekend.

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