10 Best Events in Tokyo in April 2023

List of Seasonal Events in Tokyo in April

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Tokyo is one of Japan’s most famous and busiest cities. Many foreign tourists also visit Japan during spring. And April is one of the months of spring and the best month to visit Tokyo because of the nice weather; warm in the daytime and cool in the nighttime. But there is some rain in April this year, so it is better to always check the weather before going out.

Many tourists visit Japan in April to view the cherry blossoms in full bloom. The peak season of cherry blossom lasts only for one week and you can see its full bloom in April. Tokyo has many famous cherry blossom viewing spots such as parks, famous sights, and Shrines in Tokyo. Various events and festivals are held this month as well.

In this article, I would like to share with you our picks for the 10 best events in Tokyo in April 2023. Including events from different categories as well as the locations.

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1. Viewing Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossoms in Sumida Park

The best thing to do in Spring is to view the cherry blossom and there are many places around Tokyo to enjoy cherry blossoms such as parks, temples, shrines, and other famous places that most tourists visit. Here are some places where you can view the cherry blossoms in April.

Genre: Cherry Blossom Viewing at the Tokyo National Museum
Location: Tokyo National Museum
Dates: March 14 to April 9, 2023
Website: https://www.tnm.jp/modules/r_event/index.php?controller=dtl&cid=5&id=10835&lang=en

Genre: Midtown Blossom 2023
Location: Midtown, Akasaka Minato City
Dates: March 15 to April 16, 2023
Website: https://www.tokyo-midtown.com/jp/event/blossom/

Genre: Sumida Park Cherry Blossom Viewing
Location: Taito City, Asakusa
Dates: Late March to Early April
Website: http://e-asakusa.jp/en/

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2. Cherry Blossom Festivals

Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Festival

Various events and cherry blossoms festivals are held in April around Tokyo. Here are three of the annual cherry blossoms festival in Tokyo.

Genre: The 40th Fussa Sakura Festival
Location: Myojinshita Park
Dates: April 1 to 9, 2023
Website: https://www.city.fussa.tokyo.jp/sightseeing/osusumeevent/sakura/1017434.html

Genre: Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Festival
Location: Meguro River
Dates: March 18 to April 9, 2023
Website: http://www.nakamegu.com/

Genre: Chiyoda Cherry Blossom Festival
Location: Chidorigafuchi Park
Dates: March 24 to April 4, 2023
Website: https://visit-chiyoda.tokyo/en/sakura/

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3. Strawberry Buffets and Afternoon Teas

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Many hotels are holding events for strawberry sweets and afternoon teas this spring, this is because strawberries are in season in Japan from January to May. Here are some hotel events that offer strawberry buffets and afternoon tea in Tokyo this April.

Genre: Aman Tokyo Strawberry Delight Afternoon Tea
Location: Aman Tokyo
Dates: January 15 to April 14, 2023
Website: https://www.aman.com/hotels/aman-tokyo/dining/strawberry-delight-afternoon-tea

Genre: Sweets Buffet Strawberry Dessert
Location: The Westin Tokyo
Dates: January 5 to April 28, 2023
Website: https://www.theterracetokyo.com/jp

Genre: Conrad’s Strawberry Fair 2023
Location: Bar and Lounge Twenty-Eight (Conrad Tokyo)
Dates: March 1 to May 7, 2023
Website: https://conrad-tokyo.hiltonjapan.co.jp/plans/restaurants/afternoontea/twentyeight-strawberry-sakura

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4. Bunkyo Azalea Festival

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The Bunkyo Azalea festival (Bunkyo Tsutsuji Maturi/文京つつじ祭り) is an annual flower festival held at Nezu Shrine in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo from early April to early May. Aside from azalea, there are also cherry blossoms in this place and they are holding events for cherry blossoms from mid-March before the Azalea festival.

Genre: Flower Festival
Location: Nezu Shrine
Dates: April 1 to April 30, 2023
Website: http://www.nedujinja.or.jp/tutuji/tutuji.htm

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5. NAKED Cherry Blossoms Light-Up in Shinjuku Gyoen

NAKED Cherry Blossoms in Shinjuku Gyoen 2023
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Shinjuku Gyoen is one of the biggest parks in central Tokyo, and for the first time, you can enjoy the magical full bloom of cherry blossom because this spring the famous NAKED. INC will collaborate.

Genre: NAKED Cherry Blossom Event
Location: Shinjuku Gyoen
Dates: March 31 to April 23, 2023
Website: https://jw-webmagazine.com/naked-cherry-blossoms-light-up-in-shinjuku-gyoen-2023/

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6. NAKED SAKURA AQUARIUM at Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa

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The Naked Sakura Aquarium spring event will be held at Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa which is one of the famous aquariums in Tokyo. This is one very unique way to enjoy cherry blossom this spring in April.

Genre: NAKED Cherry Blossom Event
Location: Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa
Dates: March 4 to April 23, 2023
Website: http://www.aqua-park.jp/special/sakuraaquarium2023/

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7. Detective Conan Cafe in Japan 2023

Detective Conan Cafe in Japan 2023
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To honor the release of the movie “Detective Conan Black Iron Fish Shadow ” (submarine) the Detective Conan cafe will be held in different branches of BOX cafe & space in Japan.

Genre: Cafe
Location: BOX cafe&space Shinjuku Mylord 1st store, Tokyo Solamachi, and Matsumotokiyoshi Ikebukuro Part2
Dates: April 6 to July 17, 2023
Website: https://conan-cafe.jp/

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8. Ikebukuro Vietnam Festival 2023

Ikebukuro Vietnam Festival 2023
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The Ikebukuro Vietnam Festival is an event to celebrate Vietnamese culture. There are also entertainers from Vietnam who will participate in the occasion as well as the different kinds of foods from Vietnam.

Genre: Festival
Location: Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park Outdoor Theater Global Ring Theater
Dates: April 8 to 9, 2023
Website: https://ikebukuro.vietfes.asia/

9. CRAFT SAKE WEEK 2023 at ROPPONGI HILLS

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Craft Sake Week is one of the largest sake events in Japan. Some of the finest sake breweries and restaurants across Japan will participate. And after a long wait, it finally returns to Roppongi Arena Hills for the 10 days celebration.

Genre: Event
Location: Roppongi Hills
Dates: April 21 to 30, 2023
Website: https://craftsakeweek.com/en/

10. Niku Fes 2023 The Carnival Tokyo

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The 2023 Niku Fes will be held in Odaiba, Tokyo to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “The Meat Festival”. Food entertainment offers various kinds of meat dishes such as branded beef.

Genre: Meat Festival
Location: Odaiba Tokyo
Dates: April 28 to May 7, 2023
Website: https://www.nikufes.jp/

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Thank you for reading, I hope this article helps you and provides information about the places and events in Tokyo in April. For more related articles, check out the links below.

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