Late
Oct

Nihonbashi-Kyobashi Matsuri

11:00am – 3:00pm
Free

The main part of this festival is the parade that takes place along Chuo Dori—one of Tokyo’s busiest thoroughfares.

Photo by Adriana Paradiso

As the “mile zero” point from which all distances are measured from Tokyo to places around Japan, it’s only appropriate that this festival should feature snippets from regional festivals that take place throughout Japan. The parade will feature 3,000 dancers and performers.

Photo by Adriana Paradiso
Photo by Adriana Paradiso
Photo by Adriana Paradiso

There will also be 60 yatai (food stalls) serving festival favorites from chocolate dipped bananas to yaki soba, as well as a market at which you can buy regional delicacies not usually available in Tokyo.

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