What’s Happening in Tokyo this August? | Living

We’re heading into the most well liked month of the 12 months, however the heat and humidity won’t stop us from going out and having fun with summer here in Tokyo. We’ve curated a listing of activities which might be happening this month to reap the benefits of the long, warm days while helping you discover some respite from the sweltering heat.

April 27 – September 25, 2022

Forest Beer Garden

Beer gardens and BBQs are a staple of Tokyo summers, and this one is Japan’s largest, fitting a whopping 900 seats in its outdoor setting. Positioned within the Meiji-Jingu outer garden, you possibly can enjoy a warm evening with family and friends over an all-you-can-eat-and-drink BBQ experience at Forest Beer Garden. They’ve some tent seating to accommodate rainy weather, so no have to worry about slightly rain. Make your reservation early so that you and your mates can get a pleasant seat!

FOREST BEER GARDEN
14 KASUMIGAOKAMACHI, SHINJUKU CITY
PRICES VARY
MBG.RKFS

June 24 – September 6, 2022

Sunshine Night Aquarium Escape Room

Have you ever ever wondered what an aquarium looks like at night? Do you want solving riddles and escape rooms? Well, you’re in luck, since the Sunshine Aquarium is doing a collaboration with NAZO X NAZO for an evening aquarium escape room event! Solve riddles all around the aquarium to get clues for the subsequent answer, to finally get the important thing to flee the aquarium. The escape room experience is ¥800 plus the aquarium entrance fee. 

SUNSHINE AQUARIUM
3-1 HIGASHIIKEBUKURO, TOSHIMA CITY
ADULT ENTRANCE FEE ¥2,400 + ACTIVITY FEE ¥800
NAZOXNAZO.COM

July 8 – September 4, 2022

ECO EDO Yukata Stroll

ECO EDO is hosting a yukata stroll to encourage exploration of Nihonbashi and partake in its wealthy history. Wearing your favorite yukata, you possibly can show your “yukata passport” to participating stores for special discounts and exclusive advantages all summer long. Working with several stores in the world, ECO EDO is highlighting summery sweets and art exhibits, backdropped with yukata-filled streets and the sound of fūrin wind chimes.

NIHONBASHI AREA
FREE ENTRY
NIHONBASHI-TOKYO.JP

July 16 – October 2, 2022

Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibit

It’s hard to think about anyone who doesn’t like Winnie the Pooh. Dive deep into the Hundred Acre Woods with Pooh Bear and his friends at PLAY! MUSEUM’s unique, oblong-shaped exhibition room. Enjoy E. H. Shepard’s heartwarming, original illustrations and learn concerning the inspiration behind probably the most famous teddy bears on the market and the way A. A. Milne created Winne the Pooh way back within the Twenties. Grab your tickets beforehand to make sure your spot.

PLAY! MUSEUM
3-1 GREEN SPRINGS W3, MIDORICHO, TACHIKAWA CITY

ADULT ENTRANCE FEE ¥1,800
PLAY2020.JP

July 23 – September 25, 2022

Toy Story Alien Cafe

Everybody’s favorite green alien is coming to Tokyo! Hosted at Oh My Cafe, a themed cafe in Harajuku, you possibly can enjoy cute burgers, curry, spaghetti, smoothies and more, all decorated with the Toy Story alien. With an emphasis on greens (for obvious reasons), each plate has tons of veggies, and their burgers are made with soy patties! They prioritize reservations, so definitely make one on their website.

OH MY CAFE
4-30-3, JINGUMAE, SHIBUYA CITY
PRICES VARY
PLANET.OHMYCAFE.JP

August 6 -7, 2022

57th Nakameguro Natsu Matsuri

Reap the benefits of Japan’s matsuri culture and take a look at Nakameguro’s historical summer festival this August. Watch several dance teams perform awa odori and yosakoi through the streets of Nakameguro. Enjoy a night (or two!) of the two-day event where the dancers, audience and the streets stuffed with stores shall be crammed with summery passion and pride for Japanese traditions.

NAKAMEGURO AREA
2-17-14 KAMIMEGURO, MEGURO CITY
FREE ENTRY
MATSURI-NO-HI.COM

August 18 – 21, 2022

La La Land in Concert by PARCO

If you happen to can’t get enough of Justin Hurwitz’s music from La La Land, we’ve got an ideal event for you. Hosted at Tokyo International Forum Hall A, one in every of the world’s leading grand halls, watch (and listen to) the world of La La Land unfold in front of you with stunning projections accompanying the live orchestra. Revisit Mia and Sebastian’s love story this August, and reserve your tickets from their website.

TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FORUM HALL A
3-5-1 MARUNOUCHI, CHIYODA CITY
TICKETS STARTING AT ¥7,800
STAGE.PARCO.JP

August 19 – 28, 2022

Kim Hak’s Exhibition “Alive IV”

Cambodian artist Kim Hak’s recent installment of his long-term project, “Alive,” shall be showcased this month at Spiral. His work centers on the belongings of those that fled Cambodia’s civil war through the Nineteen Seventies. With over 40 photographs and written works, Hak’s work shall be displayed for the primary time in Japan. Hak began the “Alive” series together with his family and has expanded to the people of Cambodia and the broader post-war Cambodian diaspora. “Alive IV” is structured around 13 families, including those that were unable to return to their country and those that got here to Japan within the Nineteen Eighties as refugees.

SPIRAL
5-6-23 MINAMI-AOYAMA, MINATO CITY
FREE ENTRY
SPIRAL.CO.JP

August 20 – 21, 2022

Summer Sonic

Have you ever secured your ticket for Tokyo’s hottest music festival of the 12 months? Happening for the primary time in three years, Summer Sonic Tokyo’s tickets sold out from their website in a matter of days. Headlining huge foreign artists like Post Malone, The 1975, Megan Thee Stallion, and Carly Rae Jepsen, and Japanese artists like King Gnu, YOASOBI, and Rina Sawayama, Summer Sonic is bound to be an exciting two-day event for those attending. If you happen to are going, ensure to remain hydrated and have a blast on the market!

MAKUHARI MESSE EVENT HALL
2-1 NAKASE, MIHAMA, CHIBA
PRICES VARY
SUMMERSONIC.COM

August 27, 2022

Tokyo LoveHotels x Metropolis Event

Join us in Harajuku where we’ll be hosting a celebration in collaboration with our favourite multi-arts event, Tokyo LoveHotels. Tokyo LoveHotels is in its thirty first installment and has change into a staple for many who love connecting with other artists on an evening out. Come say hi as you enjoy a night of art, live music, DJs, and even networking opportunities. We’re so excited to attach with our readers and creatives in the world.

SANKEYS PENTHOUSE
6-28-6, JINGUMAE, SHIBUYA CITY
ENTRANCE FEE ¥2,000

~Until August 31, 2022

Team Lab Borderless

If you happen to’ve never been to the famous “Team Lab Borderless,” or if you would like to experience the enchanting digital art museum again, there’s no time like the current since the famous Odaiba tourist site is closing at the tip of this month! This summer, up your Instagram game with photo ops on the entrancing projections or connect together with your inner child through interactive activities on the “Athletic Forest.” Make certain to buy your tickets online beforehand since space is proscribed!

TEAM LAB BORDERLESS
1-3-8 AOMI, KOTO CITY
ADULT ENTRANCE FEE ¥3,200
BORDERLESS.TEAMLAB.ART

 

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