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Tokyo events for Monday, December 10 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
Recharge with Nature Vol. 2
Join in on a hike in lovely Kanagawa, followed by a meditation session, a lunch stop and a hot-spring footbath.
Band Night Bonenkai for TELL
Enjoy a stellar line-up of bands perform at What The Dickens pub—all while supporting TELL (Tokyo’s English Life Line).
The 47 Ronin Winter Festival
A solemn religious and reenactment festival at Sengakuji Temple—the place where the famous 47 loyal samurai took their enemy’s severed head in 1701.
Seven Stories by Julia Nascimento
The first solo exhibition by illustrator and comics creator Julia Nascimento. Check out her visual stories told through watercolor illustrations, risograph prints, and zines.
Women Entrepreneur Night Vol.8
An event helping create a business network of current and future female entrepreneurs/leader in a friendly, bilingual environment.
Odaiba Rainbow Fireworks
See a grand fireworks show every Saturday night throughout December. Makes for a good date night!
Boroichi Market II
One of our favorite markets in Tokyo! It only comes around twice a year, but guarantees a fun atmosphere with games, food and drink, a four-century-long history and cheapo deals awaiting you at every stall.
Bungu Joshi Haku Stationery Festival
The biggest stationery festival in Japan with over 50,000 items to peruse.
Hanakawado Hakidaore-ichi Shoe Market
If you’re on the hunt for bargains on shoes, bags, wallets, scarves or accessories, head to Hanakawado Park where up to 40 retailers are selling all that and more at discounted prices.
Christmas season in Japan is already upon us with light-up festivals galore taking place all over the city. There are plenty to choose from, with some running until February 2018, and some finishing on Christmas Day—so be sure to note the end dates. With new themes, music accompaniments and increasingly impressive displays every year, you’re sure to enjoy what the bright city streets have to offer. Click here for the top 10 Tokyo illuminations.
There are certain times in the year that can make your visit to Tokyo less than idea.