Sun, Jul

Oku Asakusa Bon Odori Festival

2:00pm – 9:00pm

Taking place for the first time this year, this odori matsuri (dance festival) is held to celebrate the area of Oku Asakusa.

It will take place in Sanyabori Square in Sumida Park, near Taito Riverside Sports Center.

What to expect

The main event will be a traditional Japanese dance called Bon Odori. Dancers and festival goers will dance in a circle around a special lantern-laden scaffold called a yagura. As well as the dance, there will be food stalls and drum performances.


Food stalls will be open from 2 p.m. and there will be entertainment throughout the day before the Bon Odori starts at 6 p.m.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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