Early
Aug

Jingugaien Fireworks Festival

7:30pm – 8:30pm
Free

The Jingugaien Fireworks Festival is the most urban and hence accessible of the Tokyo fireworks festivals. Approximately 10,000 fireworks will be hurled into the air over a paying audience within Jingu Stadium, Jingu Secodnary Stadium or the Chichibunomiya Rugby Field – or you can set yourself up anywhere within a 1-kilometre radius for free and you’ll still get a great view. Presumably as the festival doesn’t take place over water, the fireworks don’t reach the same altitude as many of the other large festivals.

Note – in 2019, the firework launch site has been moved from Jingu Stadium to the Softball Stadium, which will affect the unpaid viewing locations ‘significantly’ according to organisers – so potentially don’t rely on your usual viewing spot (if you have one).

The festival will be rescheduled for the following day if it’s raining.

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

Featured Events
Related Events
  • Tsuba Antiques
    Wed, Apr
    01

    Machida Tenmangu Antique Fair

    Cancelled

    NOTE: The April 1st market may be cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. This is a vibey and popular but fairly small market, with around 120 vendors selling Japanese antiques, as well as kimono, tableware, furniture and decor from […]

    7:00am – 4:00pm
    Free
  • tokyo cherry blossoms
    Mar 20
    ~
    Apr 2

    Rikugien Gardens: A Mystical Weeping Cherry

    Cancelled

    Tokyo’s Rikugien Gardens, apart from being a gem of an example of an Edo-era formal garden, is home to some of the city’s most beautiful night illuminations. In spring sakura season, center stage is taken by a giant weeping tree. The vast […]

    9:00am – 9:00pm
    ¥300
  • african drums yokohama african festival
    Apr 3
    ~
    Apr 5

    African Festival Yokohama 2020

    Cancelled

    As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19 in Japan, this event has been canceled for 2020. African Festival Yokohama proudly remains one of Japan’s largest African cultural events. This festival seeks to bridge the cultural difference between Africa […]

    Free
  • momat
    Sun, Apr
    05

    Museum of Modern Art - Free Admission Day

    Cancelled

    As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, the museum will be temporarily closed until further notice . The National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT) is a treasure trove for cheapos because it opens its doors for free on […]

    10:00am – 5:00pm
    Free

Recommended hotels located nearby