Tokyo events for Monday, July 22 to Sunday, July 28, 2019 The big enchilada of Tokyo fireworks festival\u2014the Sumidagawa Festival\u2014takes place this week, alongside some smaller fireworks events. There's also plenty of traditional fetes and feasts, featuring taiko drums, dancers, street food and illuminations. For the pop culture fans, check out some concerts or visit the Wonder Festival figure exhibition. Tokyo English Book Exchange #12 Meet up with fellow bibliophiles for Tokyo Cheapo\u2019s 12th English Book Exchange. Come with at least one book to swap, then grab a drink and mingle. Who knows what printed treasure you might find! Katsushika Fireworks Festival A fireworks festival with 13,000 rockets and a 50-year history. Takes place at the Shibamata baseball ground near the Edogawa River. Freedom Toast Caf\u00e9: \u201cClimate Change \u2013 A Threat to our Human Rights\u201d Special guest speaker Chris Kozak joins this regular Amnesty International event to discuss how climate change impacts our lives now and in the future, and its relationship to human rights\u2014all in a friendy environment. Janelle Monae International singer-songwriter superstar Janelle Monae is performing in Tokyo for one night in Odaiba. Kagurazaka Matsuri Kagurazaka Matsuri is a neighborhood festival with a market, street food and traditional Awaodori dances. Shimbashi Koichi Festival The Shimbashi Koichi festival is a traditional summer festival including taiko drummers, choreographed dancers, local bands and some more unusual options too. Highlights are the bon odori square and a beauty contest. Ebisu Bon Odori Festival One of central Tokyo\u2019s biggest but lesser known \u2018bon\u2019 dance festivals. The area around the bus rotary on the west side of JR Ebisu Station is transformed into a giant yukata-clad dance circle around the lantern-strewn tower at the center. National Museum of Western Art \u2013 Free Admission Day Check out the extensive permanent collection at the Museum of Western Art in Ueno Park for free. Works include paintings from the late Medieval period through to the 20th century and modern French sculpture. Showa Kinen Park Fireworks Festival For a different fireworks setting and a medium-sized crowd (by Tokyo standards), head to Showa Kinen Park for a display of 5,000 illuminations. The park is the perfect venue for packing a picnic and going with a group. Shinjuku Eisa Festival 2019 The Shinjuku Eisa Festival takes place on the streets of Shinjuku and will showcase traditional costumes, eisa dancing and drumming. This is one of Tokyo\u2019s popular summer festivals, so expect crowds gathering to watch the performances. Hachioji Fireworks Festival One of summer's smaller fireworks festivals, a modest 100,000 people will gather at Fujimori Park for a show of 3,500 fireworks. Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival See 20,000 fireworks light up the sky over the Sumida River this Saturday. This is Tokyo\u2019s biggest fireworks festival\u2014and a true summer staple\u2014with close to a million spectators and a run of 90 minutes. Taiwan Festa 2019 Get a taste of a Taiwanese night market in the heart of Tokyo. More than just food, the festival will showcase aspects of Taiwanese culture, entertainment and tourism. Wonder Festival (Summer) If you\u2019re a fan of figurines, this event is for you. Makuhari Messe will be filled wall to wall with action figures and collectibles of all kinds. Famous characters from Japanese anime and other media, as well as Western titles, will be on display. Fuji Rock Festival 2019 There\u2019s still time to get tickets to Japan\u2019s hottest music festival. Headlining the event are The Chemical Brothers, The Cure, SIA, and more.