Click on Tell me more to read about the event, then use the search term below to find out the exact dates and times for the year you’ll be there.
Search term: Tokyo Setsubun temple shrine
The Annual Funeral for Pins & Needles
Search term: harikuyo Tokyo Sensoji
Some-no-michi Fabric Dyeing Festival
Search term: some no michi Nakai Ochiai
Plum Blossom Festival
Search terms: Bunkyo plum blossom festival; ume matsuri
Plum Blossom Season
(You can search for information on these by Googling the names in bold or searching for them on Tokyo Cheapo or TimeOut Tokyo, which I think have the most reliable info for events that change dates from year to year.)
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