Event List in Tokyo This Weekend (May 13 & 14, 2023)

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

Event List in Tokyo This Weekend

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.

Events during Spring in Japan

Spring is regarded in Japan as the season of “Goodbyes and new encounters”. March is when students graduate and April is when the new scholar year begins. April is also when the freshly graduated start working their first jobs.

What most people will think about Japan in spring is without a doubt “cherry blossoms”. Visitors from all around the world come to Japan to experience firsthand the Hanami season.

Other flowers are also popular such as plum blossoms and wisterias.

When it comes to Japanese traditional events, there is Hinamatsuri (ひな祭り) and Shunbun no Hi (春分の日) in March. And there is also Golden week which takes place between late April and early May. Golden week is a combination of holidays such as Showa no Hi (昭和の日), Constitution day (憲法記念日), Greenery Day (みどりの日), and Children’s day (こどもの日).

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

▶Spring in Japan: 10 Best Things to Do in 2023
▶10 Best Things to Do in Tokyo in Spring
▶10 Best Things to Do in Kyoto in Spring
▶10 Best Things to Do in Osaka in Spring

Now that you know a little bit about Spring-related Japanese culture, here is the event list in Tokyo this weekend (May 13 & 14, 2023).


Okinawafes 2023
Copyright © OKINAWA FES. 2023 All Rights Reserved.

Event Period: May 13 and 14, 2023

Location: Yoyogi Park Event Field

Official Website: https://okinawafes.com/

2. Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament

Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament
Copyright © Nihon Sumo Kyokai all rights reserved.

Event Period: May 14 to May 28, 2023

Location: Ryogoku Kokugikan

Official Website: https://www.sumo.or.jp/En/

3. Taiwan Festival in Tokyo Skytree Town (R) 2023

Copyright Taiwanfesta

Event Period: April 15 to May 28, 2023

Location: Tokyo Skytree Town 4F Sky Arena

Official Website: https://www.taiwanfesta.com/202304-tokyoskytree/

4. “Hello Kitty” Dinner & Sweets Buffet

Hello Kitty Dinner & Sweets Buffet
Copyright © Hilton Tokyo all rights reserved.

Event Period: May 12 to August 31, 2023

Location: Hilton Tokyo Marble Lounge (1F)

Official Website: https://tokyo.hiltonjapan.co.jp/plans/restaurants/dinnerbuffet/marble-lounge-summer

5. Takeshiba Charm of Shimajiman 2023

© 2023 Tokyo Metropolitan Islands Promotion Corporation.

Event Period: May 13 and 14, 2023

Location: Takeshiba Pier/Takeshiba Passenger Ship Terminal, Tokyo Port City Takeshiba

Official Website: https://www.tokyoislands-net.jp/shimajiman2023

6. Japan Starbucks Summer Cups and Tumblers 2023

Starbucks Japan Mother’s Day Collection
© 2023 Starbucks Coffee Company. All rights reserved.

Event Period: April 12 until Stocks last

Location: Japan Starbucks Nationwide

Official Website: https://www.starbucks.co.jp/

For more information about this event, check out the following article!

7. Jindai Botanical Garden “Spring Rose Festa”

Jindai Botanical Garden Spring Rose Festa-
© 公益財団法人 東京都公園協会

Event Period: May 9 to 28, 2023

Location: Jindai Botanical Garden

Official Website: https://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/event/52172.html

8. Pistachio and Green Afternoon Tea Set

Pistachio and Green Afternoon Tea Set
© 2021–2023 GRAND NIKKO TOKYO Co., Ltd.

Event Period: May 1 to June 30, 2023

Location: Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba The Lobby Cafe

Official Website: https://www.tokyo.grandnikko.com/magazine/202305/lobbycafe/

9. Hokkaido Fair

Hokkaido Fair

Event Period: May 1 to June 30, 2023

Location: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tokyo

Official Website: https://www.miyakohotels.ne.jp/tokyo/topic/event/1792/

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 (May 8 to 14, 2023)

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