Mid
Aug
 2021

Fukagawa Festival

9:00am – 8:00pm
Free

The Fukagawa Festival is officially one of the big three Shinto festivals of Tokyo along with the Sanno Matsuri and the Kanda Matsuri.

The festival generally happens around August 15th, but the actual schedule may vary slightly from year to year. The full schedule is available here (in Japanese) and includes music performances, parades and Noh Theater. The water throwing section is slated to start at 9am on the 11th.

It’s at its rowdiest when it’s a “hon matsuri” year. The Hon Matsuri happens every three years. Usually, this would have been 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the hon-matsuri will be in 2021 instead.

The festival is centered around Tomioka Hachiman Shrine (also referred to as Fukagawa Shrine). The closest stations are Monzennakacho on the Oedo and Tozai lines and Kiba Station on the Tozai Line.

Tokyo's Best Events and Cultural Activities in Your Inbox Every Week

Related Events
  • Thu, Nov
    26

    Asakusa Tori-no-ichi Fair III

    Tori-no-ichi is an annual traditional festival held at shrines and temples nationwide on set days (rooster days) in November to wish for good luck and prosperity in business. The festival has been held in the Asakusa area since the Edo period […]

    Free
  • Autumnal view of mount fuji above lake Kawaguchiko
    Nov 7
    ~
    Nov 28

    Fuji-Kawaguchiko Fall Leaves Festival

    An annual autumn festival held to celebrate the beautiful changing leaves of the area. The well-known Momiji-Tunnel is a highlight, with evening illuminations from sunset until 10pm. There will be food stalls, performances and local specialties to try, with crowds […]

    9:00am – 7:00pm
    Free
  • Sat, Nov
    28

    AMP: Negative Zero Album Release Party

    AMP events aim to generate good vibes with the coolest of people and the best of bands, and so far they have been firing up the city of Tokyo with that mission! November’s event is hosting a special record release […]

    6:00pm – 12:00am
    ¥1,000 – ¥2,000
  • Sat, Nov
    28

    Tokyo LoveHotels Vol.18 #ThankMeLater

    Tokyo LoveHotels is an art event organization based in Tokyo, Japan. It gathers local and international talents to share a night of art, music, experiences and love. We support artists by providing a free space for them to sell or […]

    5:00pm – 11:00pm
    ¥1,500 (on the door)

Recommended hotels located nearby