Looking for something to do in Tokyo? Find out about current events in Tokyo, Japan. Springtime is coming, here is the “AngloINFO What’s On Tokyo”, March 2014 edition. It’s a wonderful time to get out and enjoy this beautiful city…
March 7 to 9: Art Fair Tokyo
What: A display of collections from art galleries from all around Japan – modern art through to priceless traditional Nihonga.
Where: Tokyo International Forum, 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
When: 07 March, 11:00-21:00 / 08 March, 11:00-20:00 / 09 March, 10:30-17:00
March 9: Fire Walking Festival
What: Yamabushi and participants walk barefoot over the hot coals while praying for protection against sickness, calamity and for the safety within the family.
Where: Mount Takao-san, 2177 Takao-machi, Hachioji City 193-8686
March 15: St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Yokohama
What: Celebrate Ireland’s most famous spring festival.
Where: Motomachi Shopping Street, 87-3 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0023
March 16: St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Shibuya
What: Festive, Irish parade that is fun for all ages.
Where: Omotesando Station, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
When: 13:00 to 15:00
March 20: Ueno Zoo Anniversary Day
What: Tokyo’s most popular zoo celebrates it’s 132nd anniversary with this free entrance day.
Where: Ueno Zoo, 9-83 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
When: 09:30 to 17:00
March 22 to 23: Anime Japan
What: Business fair and traditional festival focused on anime and cosplay.
Where: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo International Exhibition Center, 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, 135-0063
When: 09:00 to 17:00
March 22 and March 29: Tsukiji Japanese Cooking Class
What: Come learn how to cook the popular Japanese dish – Temari Zushi (Sushi)
Where: 6-27-3 Tsukiji, 3F, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045
March 31: Lionel Richie Concert
What: Famous American musician performing live in Tokyo and Yokohama. His most recent album was released in 2012 and is titled “Tuskegee”.
Where: Nippon Budokan, 2-3 Kitanomaruken, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8321
Admission: ¥12,000 or ¥15,000 depending on seat selection
Further information on all current and future Tokyo events can be found at http://tokyo.angloinfo.com/whatson. There is a convenient search function located at the top of this page. You can search by date, location and/or event type. Everything is in the English language.