This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For August 11-13

A Lot Is Happening In The City Over The Obon Break

By The Savvy Team
August 11, 2017
What's Happening

Lots to do this weekend, too, folks, so bring your game face out despite the heat and get ready to party and explore! Have a wonderful obon break!

Your Wish, Your Light

Kumagaya Fireworks

Marriage proposals, birthday celebrations, vows for an endless friendship...whatever message you're hiding in your heart can light up the sky at this enormously popular summer event happening in central Saitama. Enjoy the lights and heartwarming messages as they make their way to the stars. And don't forget to send your best shots for the Savvy Fireworks Photo Contest #savvyfireworks2017

Date
Sat, Aug 12, 2017
Time
7 P.M. - 9 P.M.
Location
ALONG ARAKAWA RIVER, A 5-MIN WALK FROM KUMAGAYA STATION. (See map)
Fee
Free

Eat & Vote

Roppongi Gourmet Burger Grand Prix

The question is — how many can you eat? Well, you have enough time until the end of the month to taste them all and help the organizers decide what's the king of all burgers. Taste all 27 burgers, cooked especially for the event by over 20 stores in the area, and vote for your best choice. From a pink burger from ELLE cafe to Tex Mecs Burger from Barbacoa, if you love meat, you'll love this event!

Date
Now through Thu, Aug 31, 2017
Time
Depends on restaurant. See website.
Location
Roppongi Hills, All representing burger restaurants within Piramide Bldg. (See map)
Fee
Free entrance. Burgers from ¥1,410.

Fun In The Park

Shibuya Summer Festival

Join the city's hottest neighborhood for a fun two-day festival featuring everything from live music shows, performances, food, traditional snacks stalls (lots of kakigori) and more!

Date
Fri, Aug 11-Sat, Aug 12, 2017
Time
4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location
Yoyogi Park Keyakizaka, 2-1 JINNAN, SHIBUYA-KU, TOKYO (See map)
Fee
Free
What 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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