See the iconic Awa Odori performance—and try your hand at it too. There will be instructors to teach you the traditional summertime dance and how to play the accompanying instruments as well—good prep for the area’s massive Awa Odori festival in August. No experience is necessary, the event is open to all.
The home of the most famous cherry blossom spot in Tokyo, Nakameguro canal is a blossom wonderland in spring. The canal is lined with shops and stalls especially for the occasion serving festival food and spring-themed treats including plenty of […]
Hanami cherry blossom viewing: a chance to reflect on the ephemeral nature of life or a good excuse for a party; whichever way you look at it, hanami in Ueno Park is something special since there are over 800 cherry […]
The Ichiyo Sakura Festival is a major event in Asakusa Kannon-ura that attracts big crowds every year. Take the chance to enjoy the ichiyo yaezakura in full bloom and an oiran (courtesan) parade. The Edo Yoshiwara Oiran Dochu recreates the processions held back in the […]
A relatively small but regular antique fair, this event has around 25-30 stalls and is on almost every Sunday (aside from those with festivals or bad weather). Roughly translated as Hanazono Shrine Blue Sky Antique Fair, it definitely gives a […]