Plum festivals in Tokyo come not only with flowers but also with traditional dancing, shows, and ceremonies. The plum festival at Mukojima-Hyakkaen Garden is no different and will have many things to see and do throughout the plum season.
On the weekends in the gardens, there will be plenty of things to see apart from the sprouting plum blossoms. Expect dances, guided walks, and performances. Entrance to the park is ¥150 but the shows are free to view.
Feb. 11 and 19: There will be Edo street performances at 11:40 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Feb 12 and 26: A traditional sparrow dance will be performed at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.