Event List in Tokyo This Week (July 17 to 23, 2023)
The best events, activities, and exhibitions held this week in Tokyo
In Japan, people tend to say autumn is the perfect season to get in touch with culture such as literature, art, food, etc. Because of this, it is also a season when you’ll see many cultural events across Japan, especially, in Tokyo.
Tokyo, being such a large city, has many events happening simultaneously. Because of this, it might be difficult to keep track of events that you’d be interested in. From art exhibitions, theatrical performances, and musical concerts to cultural festivals and seasonal food-related events. And some of these events are just a couple of days long.
That’s where this article will hopefully come in handy. I have created a list of events for this week in Tokyo. If you live in Tokyo and have some free time, or if you happen to be visiting Tokyo during this week, then I hope at least one of these events will interest you to check it out.
Summer culture in Japan
Before going to the list, let me explain to you a little bit about Summer events in Japan. When we talk about Summer, we usually refer to mid-June through mid-September. Summer is when you will see the most number of events happening around Tokyo. This is primarily due to the fact that summer vacations are the longest vacation for people attending school. It is the season when families and friends get together for activities and trips.
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, there is also Obon (お盆) which takes place in either mid-August or July. Obon is the Buddhist festival to welcome the spirits of your ancestors and is one of the most important holidays in Japan.
Summer is also when you will see many festivals such as Omatsuri and fireworks festivals.
Here are some articles about things to do during Summer in Japan.
Now that you know a little bit about Summer-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Tokyo this week (July 17 to 23, 2023 ).
1. KIOI STAR PARTY
Event Period: July 7 to August 31, 2023
Location: Tokyo Garden Terrace
Official Website: https://www.tgt-kioicho.jp/event/details/evnt438.html
|Access||1 minute walk from Nagatacho Station.|
2. Hotel New Otani Tokyo Garden Pool
Event Period: July 14 to September 6, 2023
Location: The New Otani Tokyo
Official Website: https://www.newotani.co.jp/en/group/pools/tokyo/
|Access||8 minutes walk from Kojimachi Station.|
3. Immersive Museum TOKYO
Event Period: July 7 to October 29, 2023
Location: Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall
Official Website: https://www.immersive-museum.jp/
|Access||1 minute walk from Mitsukoshimae Station.|
4. Hibiya Saka-bar Square
Event Period: July 21 to August 27, 2023
Location: Hibiya Step Square
Official Website: https://saka-bar-square.com/
|Access||3 minutes walk from Ginza Station.|
5. Summer at Tokyo Disney Resort
Event Period: July 4 to September 6, 2023
Location: Tokyo Disney Resort
Official Website: https://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/treasure/summer2023/
|Access||10 minutes walk from Maihama Station.|
6. The Tavern – Grill & Lounge Peach Afternoon Tea
Event Period: July 1 to August 31, 2023
Location: Andaz Tokyo
Official Website: https://www.andaztokyo.jp/restaurants/jp/news/detail/592/
|Access||9 minutes walk from Toranomon Hills Station.|
7. Naked Hanabi Aquarium
Event Period: July 1 to October 22, 2023
Location: Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa
Official Website: https://www.aqua-park.jp/special/hanabiaquarium2023/
|Access||4 minutes walk from Shinagawa Station.|
8. Grand Hyatt Tokyo BBQ Beer Garden
Event Period: June 1 to September 30, 2023
Location: Grand Hyatt Tokyo
|Access||4 minutes walk from Roppongi Station.|
9. TOKYO TOWER CITY LIGHT FANTASIA (Summer landscape 2023)
Event Period: June 23 to September 3, 2023
Location: Tokyo Tower (main deck 2nd Flr.)
|Access||4 minutes walk from Higashi-Azabu 1 chome Station.|
10. RESTAURANT 1899 OCHANOMIZU Matcha Beer Garden
Event Period: May 10 to September 30, 2023
Location: RESTAURANT 1899 OCHANOMIZU
Official Website: https://1899.jp/ochanomizu/matcha_beergarden/
|Access||3 minutes walk from Awajicho Station.|
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I hope you enjoyed this article about events in Tokyo this week. As I previously mentioned, it can be difficult to keep track of every festival, exhibition and other event happening in Tokyo, so hopefully, this article serves as a reference for you to find things to do in Tokyo.
There’s also an article about events in Tokyo during the weekend. Check out the link below!
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