A European right of passage, the warehouse party is coming to Tokyo. As part of the Red Bull Music Festival, a usually empty space will become a party for one night only, with the best music systems, performers and lighting in the city. The location will be revealed shortly before the event but will be in the Shibuya area. Performers include Marie Davidson from Canada, an experimental techno act from Russia, an electronic music artist from Korea and Marie Sakurai from the dark depths of Tokyo’s techno scene. To attend you must be 20 years or older and everyone must bring ID.
Setagaya Hachimangu Shrine’s Autumn Festival includes the usual features of shrine festivals such as mikoshi (portable shrine) parades, with the addition of ritual sumo on a dohyo in front of the shrine. The ritual sumo—known as hōnōsumo—happens at 2pm on the first […]
Figure collectors, this is the event for you! Known as the world’s biggest festival for figures (also known as “garage kits”), Wonder Festival Tokyo is a biannual event held at Halls 1-8 of Chiba’s Makuhari Messe. Typically, the winter event […]
Taking place over two nights, you’ve got no excuse not to see this impressive firework display in Yamashita Park. The festival starts at 11:30am and features all sorts of entertainment including a ship parade, marine rescue demonstration, a mikoshi parade and […]
Famous for its Azalea Festival in spring, this is Nezu Shrine’s other major yearly festival. This festival has been held continuously since the time when Tokyo was known as Edo, being one of the more well known festivals from the […]