2020 Best Events in Tokyo

Must-Visit Upcoming Events in Tokyo 2020!

Are you planning to visit Tokyo in 2020?? Numbers of fun and exciting events are scheduled to be held in Tokyo through the year including cherry blossom festivals, food events, fireworks, special exhibition and more. Make sure to check out the event schedule in Tokyo in advance, and don’t miss to join special events and festivals only available for limited time of the year!

2020 will be a big year for Tokyo as the biggest international sports event, 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics are scheduled to take place from late July to early September, and there will be a lot of related events to celebrate!

In this article, I have listed some of the most anticipated upcoming events and festivals held in Tokyo in 2020. From seasonal festivals to 2020 Olympics, check out what we shouldn’t miss out in 2020 in Tokyo! (NOTE: Information will be added/updated from time to time through the year)

– Sumo Grand Tournament Tokyo Basho

Date: 12 to 26 January 2020

-Superflat Doraemon Exhibition

Date: 19 November 2019 to 25 January 2020


15 November 2019 to 13 January 2020 (Harajuku)
29 November 2019 to 26 January 2020 (Tamagawa)

-Tokyo Tower Illumination

Date: 1 November 2019 to 11 February 2020

-Caretta Shiodome Winter Illumination 2019–2020

Date: 14 November 2019 to 14 February 2020

-Tokyo Metro: The Underground Mysteries

Date: 15 October 2019 to 16 February 2020

-Marunouchi Illumination 2019–2020

Date: 7 November 2019 to 16 February 2020

-Shinjuku Winter Illumination

Date: 12 November 2019 to 16 February 2020

-Star Wars Cafe

Date: 18 January to 23 February 2020

-Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa: NAKED SNOW AQUARIUM

Date: 28 December 2019 to 24 February 2020

-Ice Skating

Date: December 2019 to March 2020

-Sailor Moon Cafe 2019

Date: 25 October 2019 to 13 January 2020 (Solamachi Store)/17 January to 1 March 2020 (Omotesando Store)


Date: 30 January to 1 March 2020

Bunkyo Plum Blossom Festival 2020

Date: early February to early March

-Anime Japan 2020

Date: 21 to 24 March 2020

– Cherry Blossoms

Date: late March

-Strawberry Dessert Buffets

Date: January to May

-Ghibli Museum Exhibition: Sketch, Flash, Spark! -From the Ghibli Forest Sketchbook

Date: 16 November 2019 to May 2021

-Events at Yoyogi Park

All year around

-Tokyo Disney Resort

All year around

**Please note that the schedule and information are subject to changed due to the event organizers and so.

If you are planning to travel Tokyo in 2020, don’t miss these special events and have wonderful experience! For more info about greatest things to do in Tokyo, please take a look at these articles, too!

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【Past Events】

-Meguro River Minna no Illumination (Date: 8 November 2019 to 5 January 2020)

-Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition (Date: 8 August 2019 to 13 January 2020)

-Yebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination 2019 (Date: 2 November 2019 to 13 January 2020)