hinamatsuriGirls' Day CelebrationHyakudan Hina Doll Festival

Hotel Gajoen Tokyo in Meguro is celebrating Hina Matsuri (Girls’ Day) with a stunning display of ornaments set up at eight of its most graceful rooms. The annual decoration, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, features around 500 dolls on display, collected from across Japan.

DateNOW THROUGH SUN, MAR 15, 2020Time10 A.M.-5 P.M.LocationHOTEL GAJOEN TOKYO, 1-8-1 SHIMOMEGURO, MEGURO-KU, TOKYO (See map)Fee¥1,600FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES WITH KIDS (ESPECIALLY GIRLS), INSTAGRAMMERS, COUPLES, FANS OF JAPANESE CULTURE AND HISTORYorganicfesECO SocietyOrganic Festa

The Organic Festa is a once a year event that gathers organic farmers from all over Japan that create food products without relying on agricultural chemicals or chemical fertilizers. The event is enjoyable for all with special workshops to learn about and experience organic farming. There is also a number of relaxing cafes and food stalls to rest at.

DateSUN, MAR 1, 2020Time10 A.M-4 P.M.LocationTENNOZU CANALSIDE TMMT, B & C HALL, 2 -6-10 HIGASHISHINAGAWA, SHINAGAWA, TOKYO (See map)FeeFREE ENTRYFeeRECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES, FRIENDS, ECOISTS, VEGANSyogaFor Mental And Physical BalanceTemple Pilates

It’s no wonder that the temple fitness trend has been on the rise in Japan—it provides both the serenity of a traditional religious institution and professional guidance to achieve mental and physical relaxation through exercising. This time, the Toyokawa Inari Temple is organizing an afternoon pilates session for ten people at its premises. Book in advance, bring a towel and fitness wear, and say namaste to this unique experience!

DateSAT, FEB. 29, 2020Time3:30 P.M.-4:20 P.M.LocationTOYOKAWA INARI TOKYO BETSUIN, 1-4-7 MOTOAKASAKA, MINATO-KU, TOKYO (See map)Fee¥2,000 (INCLUDES A BOTTLE OF WATER)FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: PILATES FANS, PEOPLE IN NEED OF SOME RELAXATION AND PEACEtoshimaenLast Chance IlluminationsToshimaen Winter Fantasia

We will soon be shifting into spring, so enjoy the last few illumination opportunities! ‘Photogenic’, as Toshimaen names this year’s illumination, is a word just right to describe its beautiful lights and displays. At the six different Insta-worthy sections, enjoy beautiful illuminations and projection mapping of flower roads, animals, sweets, and more. To complete the day, skate away at the lit-up ice skating rink.

DateNOW THROUGH SUN, MAR. 1, 2020TimeFROM SUNSET UNTIL 7:30 P.M.LocationTOSHIMAEN AMUSEMENT PARK, 3-25-1 KOYAMA, NERIMA-KU, TOKYO (See map)Fee¥500FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: DATES, FAMILIES, INSTAGRAMMERSsakanaEat All Over The GlobeWorld Gourmet & Music Festival

A celebration of music and food from all over the world, you can get a chance to try various dishes from around the world without stepping out of the country. Enjoy a variety of cultural dances and live music performances while indulging in delicious international cuisines.

DateSAT, FEB. 29-SUN, MARCH 1, 2020Time10 A.M.-7 P.M.LocationYOYOGI EVENT SQUARE, 2-2-3 JINNAN, SHIBUYA-KU, TOKYO (See map)FeeFREE!FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: FRIENDS, COUPLES, FAMILIES, FOODIES, MUSIC FANSanastasiaHistorical MysteryAnastasia The Musical

In 1918, news spread that the Imperial Romanov family was killed but it was rumored that Princess Anastasia has somehow survived. At the time, numerous books on Anastasia were published around the world, following with this musical inspired by this renowned story. Anya, who lost her memory, goes on a journey to find her true self and her home. The show is full of love and adventure and can be enjoyed by all ages.

DateSUN, MARCH 1-SAT, MARCH 28, 2020TimeVARIOUS (SEE WEBSITE)LocationTOKYU THEATRE ORB, SHIBUYA HIKARIE 11F, 2-21-1 SHIBUYA, SHIBUYA-KU, TOKYO (See map)Fee¥5,500-¥15,000FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: MUSICAL FANS, DATES, FRIENDS, FAMILYgolfNice Shot!Jarman International Charity Cup Golf Tournament

Studies have shown that getting out into nature helps to relieve stress and boost the immune system. If you’ve been meaning to get back to your golf game or have been missing nature recently, head on over to Tochigi prefecture to participate in the Jarman International Charity Cup golf tournament, benefitting TELL and Mirai no Mori. Having fun for a good cause is the ultimate win-win!

DateSAT, MARCH 28, 2020Time9 A.M.LocationEAST WOOD COUNTRY CLUB, 1039-3 FUYUMUROCHO, UTSUNOMIYA, TOCHIGI (See map)Fee¥16,000FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: GOLFERS, FRIENDS, FAMILYsamuraiJapanese WarlordsSamurai Festival

The words Samurai and Ninja are worldwide known Japanese words. The Samurai festival in Ueno will be celebrating cool Japanese history and culture in a wide-open space. As well as a number of food and product stalls, you can also experience and learn the art of being a samurai and/or ninja.

DateFRI, FEB. 28-SUN, MARCH 1, 2020Time10 A.M.-6 P.M.LocationUENO PARK FOUNTAIN AREA, 5-20 UENOKOEN, TAITO-KU, TOKYO (See map)FeeFREE!FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES, FRIENDS, LOVERS OF JAPANESE HISTORYumematsuriSeason of PlumsSetagaya Plum Blossom Festival

From Japanese instrumental performances, rice cake pounding and a haiku workshop to a tea ceremony, plum-infused foods, and sweets—this festival offers a wide variety of events that you can enjoy by yourself, with your family or friends. It’s a great option to get you energized for spring by admiring the 650 red-and-white plum trees blossoming in Hanegi Park. This weekend is the last chance to enjoy the pink atmosphere so try to get a glimpse before it’s too late!

DateNOW THROUGH SUN, MARCH 1, 2020Time10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.LocationHANEGI PARK, 4-38-52 DAITA, SETAGAYA-KU, TOKYO (See map)FeeFREE!FeeRECOMMENDED FOR: FAMILIES, INSTAGRAMMERS, COUPLESWhat are your plans for the weekend? If you’re organizing a fun or interesting event, or you know someone who is, contact us to get it listed!

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