Toshogu Shrine Spring Festival in Nikko
May 17 - 18. 2023
The largest festival will be held at Nikko Toshogu Shrine in the historic area of Nikko. This event takes place in spring and autumn. The highlight is Yabusame Horseback Archery put on at the approach to the Toshogu Shrine and the Samurai parade.
Sanja Matsuri Festival in Asakusa
May.19 -21 2023
With a history of over 700 years, Sanja Matsuri is one of the three great Edo(Tokyo) Matsuri festivals.
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Jazz festival in Ikebukuro
May 20 and 21. 2023
Live jazz in the open-air venues of Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Over 190 bands of more than 1700 players will perform at eight stages across seven exciting locations.
Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour
May. 20 and 21 2023
A series of traditional performing arts will take place at Bishamonten Zenkoku-ji Temple, Kagurazaka-dori street, and the stone-paved alleys of the Kagurazaka district.
Spring Rose Festa at Yoyogi Park
Walkable from JR Harajuku Station in Shibuya. 68 varieties of 700 roses will be in full bloom at gardens Yoyogi Park.
Night illumination event at Kyu-shibarikyu Garden
May 24 - 27. 2023
The theme of the event is "Wind Shines," which represents the arrival of Spring. The digital art and lighting effects will illuminate the traditional garden that the Samurai lord created.
Fire Walking or Hiwatari is a ceremony where prayers walk through over burning small pieces of wood "Gomaki" in the hope of welfare of its people and dreams to come true.