A rummage sale with a Japanese twist, this event will have plenty of second-hand kimono and obi (the belts that go with them) for sale. Raising money for a retreat for the children of Fukushima, all donations will go to a good cause. There will be fair trade coffee from East Timor and other drinks available too, so you can have a good wander on a Saturday morning.
The event will be held at Shomyoan, opposite Kiyosumi Teien, by Honseiji temple. It is best reached from Kiyosumi Shirakawa station, exit A1.
This is a chance to watch yabusame, the impressive Japanese martial art of horse-mounted archery (it’s quite difficult to hit a target from a moving horse) in Asakusa. Although the event starts at 11.45 am, it’s recommended that you get there […]
Combine your hanami with a bit of classic Tokyo style at Roppongi’s Midtown Blossom event. Held in and around the Tokyo Midtown complex and Hinoki-cho Park from mid-March to mid-April, Midtown Blossom features not only a stunning 200m-long avenue of cherry […]
The Ark Hills antique market is much classier compared to some of Tokyo’s usual fairs. In addition to the amazing finds you can usually dig up at a flea market like jewelry and home goods, you can also find stylish […]
Every year, local shoemakers gather at Tamahime Inari Shrine for the Kon-Kon Kutsu Ichi (“Shoe Festival”). In a gesture of customer appreciation, these companies sell their goods (men’s shoes, women’s shoes, sneakers, sandals, bags, belts, leather accessories and material, etc.) for […]
9:00am – 5:00pm