Geisha performance - Azuma Odori
May 21. - 23. 2023
The geisha artists usually perform exclusively for customers at Ryotei or authentic Japanese restraints in Shinbashi and Ginza. This special show of traditional Japanese entertainment has been held annually since the Taisho Era (1912-1926) at Shinbashi Enbujo Hall.
Kasama Tsutsuji (Azalea) Festival
Apr.15. - May.7. 2023
Kasama, a historic town known for its pottery production, holds a large garden located on a hilltop, blessed with stunning views of 8500 Azalea trees.
Festival in darkness - Kurayami Matsuri Festival
May 5 (Apr.30 - May 6) 2023
A traditional festival held at Ookunitamajinja Shrine in Fuchu, in the west Tokyo. Has a history of over 1000 years, nearly 700 thousand people come to this festival every year. The highlight is the parade of Mikoshi (portable shrines) carrying and the drumming ceremony.
Mashiko Spring Pottery Market
Apr. 29. - May 7. 2023
More than 500 pottery stalls will take place at this market and sell various types of potteries
Azalea Festival at Komuroyama Park
Apr.29. - May.5. 2023
Has a hundred thousand of Azalea flower in 40 different varieties, covers the 35000 square meter garden at Komuroyama Park, Izu.
Chiba Boso-no-Mura Spring Festival
May 3 - 5 2023
Boso-no-Mura is an open-air museum operated by Chiba prefecture, has a park with exhibits of Japanese buildings backing to the old Japan of 150 years ago. A number of hands-on events are held during this festival, good for families.
Samurai Festival at Odawara Castle (near Hakone)
May. 3. 2023
The largest festival in Odawara City, held in honour of the Hojo Samurai Family, the 5 lords of Odawara Castle who developed the castle town.
Omiya Bonsai Festival
May. 3 - 5. 2023
A large Bonsai Festival held at Omiya Bonsai village in Omiya. During the festival, masterpieces of Bonsai works are exhibited, and Bonsai plants and pots are also sold there.
Yabusame Horseback Archery at Asakusa Sumida-koen Park
May. 27. 2023
Yabusame is the art of shooting arrows on horseback, performed as a traditional ceremony that derives from horse riding exercises for Samurai Warriors.
Tokyo Port Festival - Minato Matsuri
May 20 & 21 2023
In this event, the Tokyo Fire Department will put on a performance to demonstrate firefighting in the air and on the sea.
Spring Rose Festival at Jindai Botanical Gardens
May.9 - May 28. 2023
The Jindai Botanical Gardens (神代植物公園) is one of Tokyo Metropolitan Parks located in Chofu city. The gardens have 5200 roses in 400 different varieties, blooming in spring and autumn.
Arakawa Rose Market
May. 12. - 27. 2023
A rose market is held in Arakawa City, one of Tokyo's 23 wards. The market this year will take place at Arakawa Amusement Park during Arakawa Rose Week from May.12(Fri) to 27th(Sat).
Hobby Round Portal 28
| May. 13. 2023
This is a local tradeshow featuring hobby products - anime figures, plastic models and more.
YOKOHAMA CYCLESTYLE 2023
May. 13 and 14, 2023
Tradeshow for bicycle gear held on a bay-side square in Yokohama. A variety of bicycles will be available for testing.
Tokyo Islands Food and Products Fair
May 13 and 14. 2023
Tokyo Metropolitan Islands Promotion Corporation will hold an event to promote agricultural, forestry, and marine products all from the islands of Tokyo Prefecture.
Poppy festival in Konosu city
May 13 - 21. 2023
Home to Japan's largest poppy field (12.5 hectares), Konosu holds this local event during the flower season.
Teruhime Princess Festival
May. 14. 2023
Locals in traditional Japanese dress and in Samurai costume parade along streets. Dance performance is also held in Shakuji-koen Park.