This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For Feb 15-16

V day

Love Is All-Around

World Valentine’s Festival

In Japan it’s chocolate; in the U.S. and Europe, it’s a romantic dinner out or a surprise delivery of heart-shaped balloons and red roses. But how much do we know about how Valentine’s Day is celebrated in other parts of the world? Join this Yoyogi Park event to find out, as you fulfill all your senses’ needs through good international food, crafts and special performances from across the world.

Date
SAT, FEB 15-SUN, FEB 16, 2020
Time
10 A.M.-7 P.M.
Location
YOYOGI PARK EVENT PLAZA, 2-1 YOYOGI KAMIZONOCHO, SHIBUYA-KU, TOKYO
Fee
FREE ENTRY
Fee
RECOMMENDED FOR: CHEESE LOVERS, FRIENDS, FAMILY

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plum

Scent Of Spring

Bunkyo Plum Festival

Before the sakura season kicks in, it’s time to enjoy the plums and there’s no better place to do so than at the Yushima Tenmangu Shrine in Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward. The approximately 300 plum trees are just starting to bloom, inviting visitors for a pleasant sight and scent. There will be also various performances, including a karaoke competition, traditional Japanese dances, shamisen and of course, lots of food stalls!

Date
NOW THROUGH SUN, MARCH 8, 2020
Time
8 A.M.-7:30 P.M.
Location
YUSHIMA TENMANGU SHRINE, 3-30-1 YUSHIMA BUNKYO-KU, TOKYO (See map)
Fee
FREE!
Fee
RECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES, COUPLES, FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHERS, SOLO DATES

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nanohana

Blooming Carpet

Nanohana Festival

If you need a break from the busy city life, plan a day trip to this …continue reading