Traveling Traditional Japan

Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo

There are many traditional rituals and festivals going on all year round around Tokyo. Below are notable upcoming traditional events.

Central Tokyo

Jan 27 Shijoryu Hocho-gishiki at Kanda Shrine (神田明神 四條流包丁儀式) : 2-16-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo [MAP] : A hocho knife ritual is held from 0pm as part of the Daikoku-sai.

Outskirts of Tokyo

Upcoming traditional event on the outskirts of Tokyo (chosen by accessibility).
Jan 28 Hatsu Fudo Taisai at Takahata Fudo Temple (高幡不動尊 初不動大祭) : 733 Takahata, Hino City, Tokyo [MAP] : There will be stalls selling daruma dolls and foods. At 2pm there's a children's procession.