Each year, the 400m of Keyakizaka behind Roppongi Hills becomes one of the most popular couples’ strolling spots with brilliant blue LEDs decorating the trees and Tokyo Tower providing the perfect backdrop. The theme of Live Veil promises a shimmering display and you can visit the Christmas trees of Roku-Roku plaza and West Walk too.
The illuminations are set to begin in mid-November and will run until December 25th, shining from around 5pm – 11pm each night.
The Akishima Citizen Whale Festival will take place on the first weekend at the Showa Park (athletics stadium). The nearest station is the Higashi-Nakagami Station on JR Ome Line. Hihglights include a giant whale being pushed through the streets and […]
Tanabata is celebrated in most places during July – but other places (like Fussa) celebrate it at a time closer to the timing on the traditional calendar. This particular event was started in 1951 for the development of the local […]
Officially ‘Noryo no Yube’ (translates to something like refreshing evening), this event at the Kyuu Yasuda Teien garden features a light up of the gardens as well as haiku performances and traditional koto playing. There will also be ‘yatai’ (outdoor […]
Held every year, this summer nights festival incorporates a series of local festivals held around the water’s edge of Lake Ashi. July 31st: The Kosui Festival – Held to honour the nine-headed dragon who once lived in the lake and […]