Event List in Tokyo This Weekend (June 15 and 16, 2024)

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

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Tokyo is such a massive city that there are always things to do or events happening everywhere. From art exhibitions, theatrical performances, and musical concerts to cultural festivals and seasonal food-related events, this is good because you can actively look for something to do. 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 simultaneously, many can pass by without you noticing, even if they’re events 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 attending the many events that take place during summer.

Summer in Japan refers to mid-June through mid-September. Although the first two months tend to be rainy, 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 a Buddhist festival that welcomes the spirits of your ancestors, and it is 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 2024

▶10 Best Places to Visit in Japan in Summer 2024

▶Best Summer Festivals in Japan 2024

Now that you know a little bit about summer-related Japanese culture, here is the event list for Tokyo this weekend (June 15 & 16, 2024).

1. Sri Lanka Festival 2024

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Is an annual cultural event featuring Sri Lanka culture. With various shops of Sri Lanka items and food stalls in addition to lively entertainment such as dance performances of Sri Lanka culture.

Event Period: June 15 and 16, 2024

Location: Yoyogi Park

Official Website: https://www.srilankafestival.jp/jp

2. Disney Palpalooza “Donald’s Quacky Duck City”

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Donald Ducks and friends will star in the latest Disney Pal-Palooza special event series. Donald Duck-themed decorations and designs will surround the entire resort. Even in food, there are menus related to Donald Duck, souvenir goods are also available, and more fun activities are also available.

Event Period: April 9 to June 30, 2024

Location: Tokyo Disneyland

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

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A special event in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the popular Japanese bear character “KORILAKKUMA” featuring a limited-time cafe offering various meals and sweets to the theme of Korilakkuma. There are also some cute goods and souvenirs available.

Event Period: June 13 to July 28, 2024

Location: BOX cafe&space Tokyo Solamachi Store 2

Official Website:https://www.san-x.co.jp/

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


4. Hydrangea Stroll 2024

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This summer, the popular Hydrangea Festival, an annual flower event, will be held at Showa Kinen Park. Enjoy the different colors and shapes of Hydrangea flowers.

Event Period: June 8 to July 7, 2024

Location: Showa Kinen Park

Official Website: https://www.showakinen-koen.jp/event/37023/

For more information about places to watch Hydrangea in Tokyo, be sure to check out the following article!

▶Best Spots for Hydrangeas Viewing in Tokyo 2024

5. Art Aquarium Ginza: Wisteria and Hydrangea

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Featuring the famous spring to early summer flowers, the wisteria and hydrangea exhibition, along with the goldfish at the Art Aquarium Museum Ginza, which gives off relaxing vibes due to the calming purple colors of the flowers.

Event Period: April 26 to June 24, 2024

Location: Art Aquarium Museum Ginza

Official Website: https://artaquarium.jp/news/detail/202404252748/

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6. Forest Beer Garden

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Take a Sit and have cheers at the forest beer garden this summer featuring various kinds of drinks with BBQ and comfort foods that goes well with beer.

Event Period: April 16 to September 23, 2024

Location: Forest Beer Garden

Official Website: https://mbg.rkfs.co.jp/

For more information about beer gardens in Tokyo, be sure to check out the following article!

▶Best Beer Gardens in Tokyo 2024

7. Hibiya Music Weekend

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Copyright © Tokyo Midtown Management Co., Ltd.

A music event full of fun and entertainment, the Hibiya Music Weekend 2024 will be held at Tokyo Midtown Hibiya featuring artists who will be performing live.

Event Period: May 25 to June 23, 2024

Location: Tokyo Midtown Hibiya

Official Website: https://www.hibiya.tokyo-midtown.com/jp/event/6606/

8. Beer Festa 2024 at Tokyo Skytree Town

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Is an annual beer culture event held at Tokyo Skytree Town featuring various beer shops, craft beers, and popular brews. There are also food options that match with beer, lively music, and entertainment to enjoy.

Event Period: June 14 to September 1, 2024

Location: Sky Arena 4th Floor

Official Website: https://sky-arena-beer-garden.com/

9. Premium Beer Terrace Hawaiian Grill

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An annual Premium beer terrace event with Hawaiian grill-themed offers various drinks including the main drink the Premium malts beer matches popular Hawaiian foods.

Event Period: May 29 to September 29, 2024

Location: Futako Tamagawa Rise Central Square

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

10. Summer sweets buffet “Sweets Time Machine”

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Copyright © Hilton Tokyo

Feel the summer at Hilton Tokyo, featuring a summer sweets buffet called” Sweet Time Machine.” Enjoy the colorful, refreshing sweets on their menus.

Event Period: May 8 to August 31, 2024

Location: 1st floor marble lounge Hilton Tokyo

Official Website: https://tokyo.hiltonjapan.co.jp/restaurants/lp/marble-lounge-sweetsbuffet-summer

I hope you enjoyed this article about events in Tokyo this weekend. As I previously mentioned, it can be challenging 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 (June 10 to 16, 2024)

And for more information about things to do in Tokyo in 2024, check out the following articles!

▶Best Things to Do in Tokyo 2024

▶Best Events in Tokyo in June 2024

▶Best Events in Japan in June 2024

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