Event List in Tokyo This Week (July 24 to 30, 2023)

The best events, activities, and exhibitions held this week in Tokyo

Event List in Tokyo This Week2

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.

▶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

Now that you know a little bit about Summer-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Tokyo this week (July 24 to 30, 2023  ).

1. Yebisu Garden Picnic 2023

Yebisu Garden Picnic 2023

Event Period: July 28 to August 13, 2023

Location: Yebisu Garden

Official Website: https://gardenplace.jp/special/summer2023/gardenpicnic/

2. Sakurazaka46 Exhibition: Shinsekai

©Seed & Flower LLC / Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Event Period: July 28 to October 29, 2023

Location: Roppongi Museum

Official Website: https://sakurazaka-shinsekai.com/en/

3. Immersive Museum TOKYO


Event Period: July 7 to October 29, 2023

Location: Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall

Official Website: https://www.immersive-museum.jp/

4. Hibiya Saka-bar Square

Hibiya Saka-bar Square

Event Period: July 21 to August 27, 2023

Location: Hibiya Step Square

Official Website: https://saka-bar-square.com/

5. Summer at Tokyo Disney Resort

©Disney. All rights reserved.

Event Period: July 4 to September 6, 2023

Location: Tokyo Disney Resort

Official Website: https://www.tokyodisneyresort.jp/treasure/summer2023/

6. The Tavern – Grill & Lounge Peach Afternoon Tea

The Tavern - Grill & Lounge Peach Afternoon Tea
© 2018 Hyatt Corporation

Event Period: July 1 to August 31, 2023

Location: Andaz Tokyo

Official Website: https://www.andaztokyo.jp/restaurants/jp/news/detail/592/

7. Naked Hanabi Aquarium

Naked Hanabi Aquarium
Copyright Naked, INC.

Event Period: July 1 to October 22, 2023

Location: Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa

Official Website: https://www.aqua-park.jp/special/hanabiaquarium2023/

8. Ueno Summer Festival 2023

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Event Period: July 15 to 30, 2023

Location: Ueno Park

Official Website: https://ueno.or.jp/summerfes2023/

9. TOKYO TOWER CITY LIGHT FANTASIA (Summer landscape 2023)

The night view of Tokyo TowerEvent Period: June 23 to September 3, 2023

Location: Tokyo Tower (main deck 2nd Flr.)

Official Website: https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/event/illumination/city-light-fantasia-Summer-landscape-2023/

10. The Wonder Movie CAFE Season 2

ⒸDisney ⒸDisney. Based on the “Winnie the Pooh” works by A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard.

Event Period: June 28 to September 24, 2023

Location: BOX cafe&space Omotesando Hills

Official Website: https://wondermovie.jp/

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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!

▶Event List in Tokyo This Weekend (July 29 and 30, 2023)

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