Asakusa Event Calendar
Enjoy the four seasons in Asakusa



Spring

March 4, April 18, May 18
  
O-cha-tou-bi (Day for Acts of Merit)
March 18
  
Kinryu-no-mai
3rd Sat. of April
  
Asakusa Yabusame (horseback archery)
4th Sun. of April
  
Naki-zumo (crying baby contest), in commemoration of the reconstruction of the statue of the 9th Danjuro in "Shibaraku"
May 5 (Children's Day)
  
Fukujyu-no-mai (Treasure Dance)
3rd Sun. of May and the proceeding Fri. and Sat.
  Sanja Matsuri Festival (Asakusa's main event)
* May 13 to15, 2016



Summer

Last Sat. & Sun. of May and June
  
O-fuji-sama no Ueki Ichi (Potted Plant Fair)
June 18, July 10, August 24
  
O-cha-tou-bi (Day for Acts of Merit)
July 9, 10
  
Yonman-rokusennichi (Day of 46,000 Blessings) and Hozuki-ichi (Chinese Lantern Plant Fair)
Last Sat. of July
  
Sumida River Fireworks Display
Last Sat. of August
  Asakusa Samba Carnival



Autumn

September20, October19, Nobember7
  
O-cha-tou-bi (Day for Acts of Merit)
October 18
  
Kiku-kuyo (Memorial Service for Chrysanthemums)
October 18
  
Kinryu-no-mai (Golden Dragon Dance)
November 3
  
Tokyo jidai matsuri (Tokyo Historical Parade)
November 3
  
Shirasagi-no-mai (White Heron Dance)
November 11, 23
  Tori-no-ichi (Rooster Fair on the Day of the Rooster)



Winter

December 17, 18, 19
  
Toshi-no-ichi (market for new year's day)
December19, January1, Last day of Februaly
  
O-cha-tou-bi (Day for Acts of Merit)
December 31
  
Joya-no-kane (New Year's Eve bells)
January 1
  
Hatsumode (first New Year's visit to shrine and temples)
February 3
  
Setsubun-kai (ancient new year's day)
February 3
  
Fukujyu-no-mai (Dance of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune)
February 8
  Hari-kuyo (Memorial Service for Broken Needles and Pins)

Source: Asakusa Tourism Federation


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