Lots of great events happening in Japan!
Stripes Japan | .
published: August 16, 2018
Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated Aug. 16)
Shibuya no Natsumatsuri in Yoyogi Park
Aug. 18 & 19, 4 - 9 p.m.
Venue: Yoyogi Park Keyaki Street
Enjoy this free event featuring both old and new traditions of a natsumatsuri. Bring your friends and family to Yoyogi Park for traditional food stalls, Bon-odori dances and live music performances!
For more information, visit http://natumaturi.sib.tv/
Sumo on Tour (Jungyo Exhibition)
Aug. 22, 10:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: 23,760 yen
Venue: Tachihi Station
For more information, visit https://metropolisjapan.com/event/sumo-on-tour-jungyo-exhibition/
Resort Terrace Free Flow
Through Aug. 31, 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Feel the summer with “RESORT TERRACE FREE FLOW” at T.Y.HARBOR, SMOKEHOUSE, IVY PLACE, CICADA, CRISTA from July 1 to August 31! Free flow of 6 kinds of craft beer, champagne, mojitos and other drinks will be available only during lunch time in the terrace area.
For more information, visit https://www.tysons.jp/news/en/eng/7624 or https://www.tysons.jp/tyharbor/en/
Afro American Caribbean Festa 2018
Sep. 8 & 9, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Venue: Yoyogi Park Keyaki Street
Join the festivities to learn more about Afro American Caribbean culture or find your community here in Japan.
For more information, visit http://aaccej.jp/festa2018/
Instinct Moments / Jissyo Can On
Sep. 9, 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Cost: 3,000 yen (advance) / 3,500 yen (door)
Please enjoy the delicate expression of a single note of music and of one simple piece of calligraphy flowing within the abundant time and space of the country house belonging to Jiro and Masako Sirasu.
For more information, visit https://miya-music.com/TOP-1
Kujukuri 99T Triathlon 2018
Sep. 16, 7 a.m. (Half Ironman), 10 a.m. (Olympic Triathlon)
Olympic Distance JTU members: 25,500 yen
Middle Distance JTU members: 35,500 yen
Venue: Ichinomiya Beach
Registration by Jul. 31
For more information, visit http://samuraisports.org/event/kujukuritriathlon/
Art Aquarium 2018
Through Sept. 24, 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Cost: Adult (13 and up) 1,000 yen, Child (4 to 12) 600 yen.
Venue: Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall
This summer the theme is “Edi: Coolness of KINGYO”. Kingyo, or goldfish, have a deeply rooted history in the Nihonbashi area, where people would come to view goldfish and cool down while taking a break from the summer heat.
For more information, visit http://artaquarium.jp/nihonbashi2018/
ECO EDO Nihonbashi 2018
Through Sept. 24, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Now an annual event, ECO EDO Nihonbashi 2018 ~Enjoy “Cool Edo” with All Five Senses~ is back to host numerous summer-themed activities throughout the Nihonbashi district.
For more information, visit http://www.nihonbashi-tokyo.jp/en/ecoedo2018/
Forest Beer Garden
Through Sept. 29, 5 - 10 p.m. (weekdays), noon - 10 p.m. (weekends)
For more information, visit http://mbg.rkfs.co.jp or www.meijijingugaien.jp
NEUTRAL (Bikes / Art / Music)
Venue: Ryogoku Station – JR West Exit
NEUTRAL open-air event creates the opportunity for fostering excitement and aesthetics around motorcycles with young Japanese riders. Visitors can also try out bikes, attend a leather workshop and try out their motorcycling skills.
For more information, visit https://neutral-moto.com/access