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

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Dec 15-16, 2018

Setagaya Boroichi (世田谷ボロ市)

  • Near Tokyu Setagaya Line Kamimachi Station, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo [MAP]
  • Hours 9am-8pm
  • A large flee market selling various things. About 700 stalls will be set up.
Some more (smaller ones)
Dec 17-19 Toshi-no-ichi at Sensoji Temple (浅草寺 歳の市) : 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo [MAP] : About 30 stalls selling hagoita will be set up. 9am-9pm.
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Outskirts of Tokyo

Upcoming traditional event on the outskirts of Tokyo (chosen by accessibility).
Dec 12, 2018

Juninchi-machi Market at Tsuki Shrine (調神社 十二日まち)

  • 3-17-25 Kishicho, Urawa-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture [MAP]
  • 11am-9:30pm. About 1,000 stalls will be set up.
Dec 15, 2018

Okame-ichi Market at Kawaguchi Shrine (川口神社 おかめ市)

  • 6-15 Kanayamacho, Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture[MAP]
  • 1pm-10pm. Several hundred stalls will be set up.
Some more (smaller ones)
Dec 17 Okameichi at Warabi Shrine : 4-20-19 Chuo, Warabi City, Saitama Pref. [MAP] : [Photos] Many stalls will be set up, though not so many as that of Tsuki Shrine
Dec 19 Hoshi-matsuri at Tajima Ontake Shrine : 3-28-30 Tajima, Sakura-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Pref. [MAP] : Fire walking from around 2:30pm.
Dec 19 Okameichi at Iizuka Hikawa Shrine : 1-7-18 Iizuka, Kawaguchi City, Saitama Pref. [MAP] : [Photos] Many stalls will be set up, though not so many as that of Tsuki Shrine
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