Candle Night for 1 Million People

4:30pm – 9:00pm

As Tokyo Tower turns off its lights, 1,690 candles will be lit for this poignant annual event.

What happens?

Taking place at Zōjōji Temple on the summer and winter solstice each year, this event calls for all lights to be turned off — including Tokyo Tower — from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Then, candles of all shapes (incl. vegetables), colors, and sizes will be lit. This is done with thoughts of protecting the earth and joining together amidst current worldwide issues.

Before the main event, there will be kitchen cars and fresh produce on sale from Daichi wo Mamoru Kai.

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