Saturday, April 1 – Sunday, April 9
ART | Chocolat de Easter
Wednesday, March 29 – Sunday, April 2
Chocolat de Easter will be held at the Daikanyama Hillside Terrace. In addition to beautiful, edible Easter-themed works of art from skilled chocolatiers, there will be a festive egg hunt and decorating events for kids. Open from 10 AM to 7 PM daily. Free entry.
FOOD | Craft Sake Week
Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 16
For one week, craft breweries take over Roppongi Hills Arena and give attendees a chance to taste Japanese liquors from all over the country. Craft Sake Week runs from 9 AM to noon daily.
¥3,500 six food and drink tickets included
FESTIVAL | Harukaze 2017
Saturday, April 1 – Sunday, April 2
Alternative art and music label Harukaze welcomes spring with a free party called Springlove in Yoyogi Park. There will be musical performances, refreshments, goods for sale, and hanami all weekend long. Entry is free. The party is planned for noon to 8 PM Saturday and from 10 AM on Sunday.
Monday, April 10 – Sunday, April 16
ART | Gentaro Ishizuka: Panorama
Tuesday, April 11 – Sunday, April 16
Get inspired by photographer Gentaro Ishizuka’s landscape panoramas, on exhibition for a limited time in Spiral Garden (inside Spiral Building) in Aoyama. Entry is free. The gallery is open from 10 AM to 8 PM daily.
CULTURE | Perfect Liars Club
Thursday, April 13
The Perfect Liars Club features four unbelievable stories, four believable storytellers, and one liar – it’s your job to find out who. The show is held at Good Heavens, a foreign-owned, self-proclaimed “British Bar” in Shimokitazawa. Starts at 8 PM (doors open at 7 PM).
¥2,000 at the door
ART | Marvel: Age of Heroes
Friday, April 7 – Sunday, June 25
Legendary superhero franchisee Marvel is setting up an exhibition at Tokyo City View in Roppongi Hills. Marvel: Age of Heroes will include original artwork, costumes, set pieces, and special edition goods for sale. Tickets for advanced viewings now on sale.
Monday, April 17 – Sunday, April 23
FOOD | Saikyo Ramen Fest
Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, May 7
The second annual Saikyo Ramen Fest is here. Dozens of noodle shops are gathering to serve their own special brand of ramen all season long. Entry is free. Head to Shibahiro Park in Machida City from 11 AM to 9 PM daily.
FESTIVAL | Flower Dream in Tokyo
Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23
Tokyo Big Sight is hosting Flower Dream, a spring festival of flowers. Attendees will have the chance to purchase plants, sample themed treats, and attend beautiful exhibitions centered on flowers. Running from 1 PM to 7 PM on Saturday and 10 AM to 6 PM on Sunday.
¥1,500/¥1,000 at the door/advance
NATURE | Kameido Tenjin Wisteria Festival
Kameido Tenjin Shrine will celebrate the blooming of their wisteria flowers in late April. The shrine is one of Tokyo’s most picturesque wisteria viewing spots.
Monday, April 24 – Sunday, April 30
MUSIC | Jazz Auditoria 2017
Friday, April 28 – Sunday, April 30
Jazz Auditoria is one of Tokyo’s best celebrations of jazz. Catch live performances, shop the local vendors, or join in on one of the many free events planned. Attendance and entry are free. Held in and around Waterras from 11 AM to 8:30 PM each day of the event.
FESTIVAL | Okunitama Darkness Festival
Sunday, April 30 – Saturday, May 6
The Darkness Festival (Kurayami Matsuri) at Okunitama Shrine is a Shinto celebration in which the mikoshi or portable shrines are carried in the dark. There will be vendors and festivities at the shrine on all festival dates, but the main mikoshi parade starts on May 5 at 6 PM and finishes at 4 AM.
SHOP | Minne Handmade Market
Friday, April 28 – Saturday, April 29
The Minne Handmade Market is the largest handicraft market in Japan. There will be nearly 2,000 vendors selling edibles, wearables, and everything in between. The market will be open at Tokyo Big Sight’s East Hall 7 from 10 AM to 6 PM on Friday and until 5 PM on Saturday.
¥1,500 at the door