Ongoing & Upcoming Events in Tokyo
Tsukiji Shishi Festival
Tsukiji Shishi Festival is being held at Namiyoke Inari Shrine in Tsukiji Market on 6 - 10 June!
You can see parades with lion mikoshis (portable shrines) and more events.
This year, it's the biggest version that is held once 3 years!
Sanno Festival, one of the biggest festivals in Japan, is at Hie Jinja Shrine in Mid Tokyo on 7 - 17 June.
You can see various events every day for these 11 days!
(*The photo of the mikoshi parade is taken in Kanda Festival in May.)
Irises flourish in June. They are another icon of natural beauty in Japan in this season.
Meiji Jingu Shrine and Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens are the best spots to view them in Tokyo!
4 Seasons in Tokyo
Explore 1 year in Tokyo on Event Calendar!
Autumn Colors' peak is late November to early December in Tokyo.
Links to Blog: Autumn Colors in Tokyo City - Red Maple Leaves & Genuine Matcha in Rikugien Garden and more!
Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)
Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecast & Report 2018
The season of cherry blossoms is late March to early April in Tokyo.
Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2019 will come in late January, 2019.
Trip Planning Advice for Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival Visitors to Japan by a Local
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