This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For August 19-20

Jazz, Fireworks And Fun In The City

By The Savvy Team
August 18, 2017
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Return from your Obon break in style, ready to have fun over the weekend. On the agenda are two major fireworks in Tokyo, a jazz festival, a women-only pool party event (yes!!) and more. Enjoy the heat!

Jazzy Days

Sumida Street Jazz Festival

Aiming to promote Sumida as Tokyo's No.1 music city, this annual festival gathers 400 bands performing jazz and other genres at around 40 indoor and outdoor stages. The highlight is a special performance by veteran saxophonist Malta and Japanese Jazz legend Isao Suzuki. On the agenda are also dance performances, various events for the kids and more.

Date
Fri, Aug.18-Sun, Aug. 20, 2017
Time
Various. See website for details
Location
NEAR KINSHI-PARK. ACCESS: KINSHICHO & OSHIAGE STATIONS
Fee
All stages free!

Weekend In The Park

Shibuya Summer Park 2017

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

Date
Fri, Aug. 18 - Sun, Aug, 20, 2017
Time
4 p.m.-9 p.m. (Friday), 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Sat & Sun)
Location
Yoyogi Park event space, 2-3 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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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