Early Feb 2023
We are unable to confirm details for this event. The scheduling is estimated and subject to change.

While setsubun festivals are held at many temples across the country, the rituals at Asakusa’s Sensoji, Takao-san Yakuo-in Temple, and Naritasan Temple in Chiba are the most famous. The bean throwing ritual at Narita Temple is always covered in the news because famous athletes (usually sumo wrestlers) and celebrities throw the beans from stages to the many visitors clamoring below, making for quite a spectacle. Beans are thrown at 11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm. You can see which celebrities will make an appearance here (Japanese only).

Location « Google Maps »
Disclaimer
Upcoming Events

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…

Odaiba Rainbow Winter Fireworks

Late 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…

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…