Tokyo Michi Terrace is a light-up event that has happened for the last few years on the Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station. Early versions featured projection mapping directly on to the newly restored facade of the station and the event was so popular that it was cancelled on one night due to the traffic disruption. Since then, it has been a lot tamer with more conventional illuminations and decorations along the promenade leading towards the Imperial Palace.
This year’s illuminations will take on the theme of message of lights.
A Taiwan food festival in the heart of Ueno Park. Peruse the various sweet and savory food stalls. And don’t leave without trying a Taiwanese favorite: lychee fruit. (There’s even a lychee seed-throwing contest on the weekend days. Anyone can participate […]
Formerly a compressed 2.5-day event, due to COVID-19, the Minakami Outdoor Festival has been stretched out to the Minakami Outdoor Month. As with the festival, this is a celebration of Minakami’s world-class outdoors—a chance to try some rigorous outdoor sports […]
Some of the major seasonal festivals during rainy season are based around the hydangrea flower (called ajisai in Japanese). The ajisai festivals are on all over Tokyo and beyond around the middle of June. One of the better ajisai festivals takes place annually […]
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 […]