This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For August 11-15

Floating Wishes

Asakusa Summer Night Festival

One of the most beautiful and symbolic festivals in the capital, this event sees thousands of visitors writing their wishes on paper lanterns and releasing them in the Sumida River from the Sumida Park Shinsui Terrace near Azuma-bashi Bridge.

Date
Sat, Aug 11, 2018
Time
6:30 P.M.-8 P.M. (Purchase of paper lanterns starts at 2 p.m.)
Location
SUMIDA PARK SHINSUI TERRACE, A 5-MIN WALK FROM ASAKUSA STATION
Fee
Free (PAPER LANTERNS COST ¥1,500)
Fee
Recommended for: Families, Couples, Photographers

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