Rikugien Autumn Illuminations

Mid Nov 〜 Early Dec 2022
From mid-November until early December Rikugien stays open for visitors until 9pm for its annual “Light Up” show—illuminations…

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Christmas Market

Nov 25Dec 25
Festive market held between the twin Red Brick Warehouses

Autumn Public Opening of Inui Street

Late Nov 〜 Early Dec 2022
Twice a year—when the cherry trees bloom and again in late autumn—Inui Street (乾通り) in the grounds of…

Roppongi Hills Christmas Market

Late Nov 〜 Late Dec 2022
The Roppongi Hills Christmas Market returns to Oyane Plaza (the roofed area when you walk around the building…

Chichibu Yomatsuri

Dec 2Dec 3
One of Japan’s greatest hikiyama (float) festivals, the Chichibu Yomatsuri is held 2-3 December every year and attracts…

Philippine Festival

Dec 3Dec 4
A celebration of Philippine culture in Tokyo. There are over 30,000 Filipinos living and working in Tokyo, and…

Odaiba Rainbow Winter Fireworks

Early Dec 2022
Almost 2,000 fireworks will be launched over 10 minutes at 7pm every Saturday in December from Daiba Park,…

Heiwajima Antique Fair

Dec 9Dec 11
Less a market and more a bazaar that focuses almost exclusively on antique goods, the Heiwajima Antique Fair…

Tokyo Christmas Market

Dec 2022
Tokyo Christmas Market is Tokyo’s biggest Christmas market, and certain attracts the crowds. There is, however, plenty of…

Hakidaore-ichi Shoe Market

Late Dec 2022
About 30-40 vendors gather for this annual weekend shoe market. Hanakawado Park in Taito Ward is the main…

A calendar of all the major events and festivals in Japan. Wherever possible, the link to the event’s official website is provided and visitors are advised to confirm scheduling details on the official website before attending to ensure there have not been any last minute changes.