Event List in Osaka This Weekend (June 3 and 4, 2023)

The best events, activities, and exhibitions held this weekend in Osaka

Event List in Osaka This Weekend2

Are you searching for things to do this weekend in Osaka? Well, this is the article for you.

Osaka, one of Japan’s largest cities, has many events going on all the time. So many things are happening simultaneously, that you might overlook an event you would be interested in. Art exhibitions, musical concerts, sporting events, seasonal food events, cultural events, etc… What we hope this article does is prevent you from overlooking an event that may interest you.

In this article, I will share 10 of the most talked about events happening this weekend in Osaka. If you live in Osaka and have some free time, or if you happen to be visiting Osaka during this week, then I hope at least one of these events will interest you to check it out.

The culture surrounding Summer in Japan

Before we go to the list of events this weekend, let me share with you a little trivia regarding Summer in Japan.

As is the case in many other countries, Summer is the time of the year when there are most activities and events, especially outdoor ones. In Japan, Summer festivals are held in many different formats such as traditional Matsuri, Fireworks festivals, music festivals, etc. And Osaka is no exception to this.

One thing you should keep in mind though is that the first two months of Summer are the rainy season. Most significant events will be held after that rainy season which would be around mid-July to August.

When it comes to Japanese traditional events, there is Marine Day (海の日) and Japanese Summer Star Festival (七夕) in July, Mountain Day (山の日) in August, and Respect for the Aged Day (敬老の日) in September. Other than this, Obon (お盆) takes place in either mid-August or July. Obon is the Buddhist festival to welcome the spirits of your ancestors, one of Japan’s most important holidays.

Here are some articles about things to do during Summer in Japan.

▶Summer in Japan: 10 Best Things to Do in 2023
▶10 Best Places to Visit in Japan in Summer 2023
▶Best Summer Festivals in Japan

Ok, now that you know a little bit about Summer-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Osaka this weekend (June 3 & 4, 2023).

1. Hydrangea Festival

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Event Period: June 3 to 25, 2023

Location: Natural and Cultural Garden Hydrangea Forest

Official Website: https://www.expo70-park.jp/event/58565/

2. Tea afternoon tea “cha kafuki”

Tea afternoon tea cha kafuki
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Event Period: April 17 to July 9, 2023

Location: Kansai Osaka Rihga Royal Hotel

Official Website: https://www.rihga.co.jp/osaka/restaurant/list/mainlounge/afternoon-tea

3. Orientalism Afternoon Buffet

Copyright St. Regis Osaka

Event Period: May 13 to September 10, 2023

Location: The St. Regis Hotel Osaka French restaurant “Le D’or” 1st floor

Official Website: https://www.ruedor.stregisosaka.com/topics

4. “Toy Story” OH MY CAFE

Toys Story Oh my Cafe

Event Period: April 27 to June 18, 2023

Location: Collabo_Index SHINSAIBASHI

Official Website: https://toyroom.ohmycafe.jp/



Event Period: May 15 to June 30, 2023

Location: Art Hotel Osaka Bay Tower Sky Buffet 51 (51st floor)

Official Website: https://sky-buffet51.com/2023/04/17/myogou/

6. Meat Fes Lunch and Dinner

Meat Fes lunch and dinner

Event Period: May 1 to June 30

Location: Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel 19th floor live kitchen “COOKA”

Official Website: https://www.miyakohotels.ne.jp/osaka-m-miyako/restaurant/cooka/menu/19862/

7. The Melon Afternoon Tea Set

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Event Period: May 1 to June 30, 2023

Location: Hotel Nikko Osaka tea lounge “Fountain” (1st floor)

Official Website: https://www.hno.co.jp/restaurant/fountain/afternoon-teaset-melon.html

8. EXPO’70 Commemorative Park Spring Rose Festa

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Event Period: May 6 to June 4, 2023

Location: Rose Garden of Peace

Official Website: https://www.expo70-park.jp/event/57937/


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Event Period: April 1 to late September

Location: Namba Parks Towers

Official Website: https://www.opefac.com/restaurant/n_therooftopbbq/


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Event Period: March 11 to December 25, 2023

Location: Nakanoshima Park

Official Website: https://nakanoshima.beergardens.jp/

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I hope you enjoyed this article about events in Osaka this weekend. As I previously mentioned, it can be difficult to keep track of every festival, exhibition, and other event happening in Osaka, so hopefully, this article serves as a reference for you to find things to do in Osaka.

There’s also an article about events in Osaka during the week. Check out the link below!

▶Event List in Osaka This Week (May 29 to June 4, 2023)

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