Mid
Aug

Summer Sonic 2021

Summer Sonic is scheduled to return in 2021, although with the Olympics being delayed until 2021, it’s not clear if there will be a change in date or location.

In an amazing location overlooking Tokyo Bay, the huge arena main stage and various other smaller stages are host to a wide range of acts spanning every genre. The festival is held simultaneously in Chiba and Osaka, with acts switching days—so you won’t miss out, whichever you choose.

Zozo Marine Stadium is located in Chiba and takes about 40 minutes to reach from Tokyo Station and about one hour from Shinjuku. Read our transport guide for more information.

If you’d rather get your music fix in the cool(ish) mountain air, you might prefer Fuji Rock in July.

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    ~
    Jun 7

    Eco Life Fair 2020

    Postponed

    To promote World Environment Day (which falls on June 5th) and World Environment Month, the Eco Life Fair will return to the event square at Yoyogi park for two days. This year’s theme is “From awareness, to action” Some of the […]

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  • torigoe matsuri
    Jun 6
    ~
    Jun 7

    Torigoe Matsuri

    Cancelled

    The Torigoe Matsuri in June is a big event if only for the main feature: the procession of Torigoe Shrine’s omikoshi (portable shrine) weighing in at 4 tons—the biggest in Tokyo. Like the Sanja, this matsuri also involves smaller shrines from the […]

    6:30am – 9:00pm
    Free
  • Early
    Jun

    Vietnam Festival 2020

    Postponed

    The Vietnam Festival is back with all the trimmings. Held at Yoyogi Park, the event stage will host the weekend’s performances, stating with a folk art performance featuring ao dai (traditional Vietnam silk tunic). The ao dai show is at 10:00 on […]

    10:00am – 8:00pm
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  • International Tokyo Toy Show
    Jun 11
    ~
    Jun 14

    International Tokyo Toy Show

    Cancelled

    The Tokyo Toy Show is Japan’s biggest show for the toy trade. While the first two days (Thursday and Friday) are trade only days, the event is open to the public on the weekend. Don’t expect it to be just […]

    Free

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