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

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

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Tokyo is such a massive city, there are always things to do or events happening everywhere all the time. From art exhibitions, theatrical performances, and musical concerts to cultural festivals and seasonal food-related events. This is good in the sense that you can actively look for something to do, and whatever that is that you’re looking for, there’s a good chance you’ll find it.

However, because there are so many events happening at the same time, many of these can pass by without you noticing, even if it’s an event you’d be very interested in. This is especially true during the weekends when there are more events than usual.

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.

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Events during Summer in Japan

Summer in Japan is, similar to other countries, the most eventful season of the year. Families and friends get together for events, activities, and trips. Some people love to take this opportunity to escape from the city and go to the beach or the mountains. Other people prefer staying in Tokyo and joining the many events that take place during Summer.

Summer in Japan refers to mid-June through mid-September. Although the first 2 months tend to be rainy, all the exciting events such as matsuri and Fireworks festivals take place in July and 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

Now that you know a little bit about Summer-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Tokyo this weekend (July 29 & 30, 2023).

1. Taiwan Festa 2023

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Event Period: July 28 to 30, 2023

Location: Yoyogi Park

Official Website: https://taiwan-festa.com/

2. The 20th Shinjuku Eisa Festival

Copyright @ 2023 shinjuku eisa. All Rights Reserved.

Event Period: July 29, 2023

Location: Around Shinjuku Station East/West Exit

Official Website: https://www.shinjuku-eisa.com/

3. 1st Sumida Block Festival


Event Period: July 29 and 30, 2023

Location: Kinshi Park

Official Website: https://sumidablockfes.com/

4. The 68th Ebisu Station Bon Odori Festival

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Event Period: July 28 and 29, 2023

Location: JR Ebisu Station West Exit Square

Official Website: https://ebisubondance.jp/


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Event Period: June 9 to October 9, 2023

Location: Futako Tamagawa Rise Central Square

Official Website: http://premium-beer-terrace.com/

6. Marunouchi Summer Festival 2023

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Event Period: July 28 and 29, 2023

Location: Gyoko Dori

Official Website: https://www.marunouchi.com/event/detail/35705/

7. Roppongi Gourmet Burger Grand Prix 2023

Roppongi Gourmet Burger Grand Prix 2023
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Event Period: July 1 to August 31, 2023

Location: Roppongi Hills

Official Website: https://www.roppongihills.com/sp/burger_2023/

8. Lovelive! Series” x Cure Maid Cafe take-out Collaboration Cafe

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Event Period: June 17 to August 16, 2023

Location: Cure Maid Cafe (Akihabara)

Official Website: https://www.curemaid.jp/collab_cafe/lovelive2023__takeout/

9. Eco Edo Nihonbashi

Eco Edo Nihonbashi
© 2023 Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Event Period: July 7 to September 3, 2023

Location: Nihonbashi, Yaesu and Kyobashi Area

Official Website: https://www.nihonbashi-tokyo.jp/ecoedo/

10. Disney Animation: Immersive Experience

Disney Animation Immersive Experience-
© 2023 Disney Enterprises, Inc. © Nippon Television Network Corporation

Event Period: April 29 to August 31, 2023

Location: Mori Arts Center Gallery & Sky Gallery, (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52F)

Official Website: https://dijp2023.com/

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I hope you enjoyed this article about events in Tokyo this weekend. 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 week. Check out the link below!

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

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