For the 47th time the residents of the fashionable Kichijoji neighborhood get together and get rowdy (in a very organized way) for the Kichijoji Aki Matsuri (autumn festival).
On the first day of the festival, the mikoshi (portable shrines) from the various neighborhoods of Kichijoji will be jiggled and jostled around the streets, ending up in front of the station on Heiwa Dori. On Sunday, the focus shifts to Musashino Hachimangu shrine for their main festival. The processions start from around
The 71st Ome City Nohryo Fireworks Festival features 4,132 fireworks to be hurled into the night sky over Nagayama Park in Ome City in the evening of the first Saturday in August. The festivities will begin at 7:30pm and conclude […]
A traditional summer shrine festival at one of the most serene shrines in central Tokyo. Thankfully, the festival takes place during the relative cool of the late afternoon and early evening. Expect all the summer festival standards—yatai (food trucks), games, […]
Dance to the beat of the taiko drums—or just watch—at this annual Bon dance festival at Tsukiji Honganji temple. As a bonus of being so close to the gourmet hot spots of Tsukiji Market and Ginza, there will be various […]
The Akishima Citizen Whale Festival will take place on the first weekend at the Showa Park (athletics stadium). The nearest station is the Higashi-Nakagami Station on JR Ome Line. Hihglights include a giant whale being pushed through the streets and […]
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