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Family Friendly Events and Activities in Tokyo

Family Friendly Events & Activities in Tokyo: May/June

2019-05-17
The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and it's not yet rainy season (check back here soon for tips on things to do then); it's a great time to be in Tokyo! We've rounded up a few events and activities happening over the next few weeks, with many outdoor options to take advantage of late spring. Check them out!
 
KCon
May 17- 19
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Makuhari Messe, Chiba
For the KPop and KBeauty fans at home, the KCon is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in all things Korea (including delicious fried chicken!).
 
Okinawa Festival
May 18-19
11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Yoyogi Park
If you're unable to make the flight to beautiful, tropical Okinawa, this is the next best thing! Music, crafts and the traditional eisa dance will be on play display.
 
"Under Construction" Exhibit
Miraikan Museum
Ending May 19
10 a.m - 5 p.m.
What child doesn't enjoy seeing big machines up close? This exhibit closes soon, so be sure to check it out!
 
Fuji Shibazakura Festival
Fuji Motosuko Resort
Until May 26
8 a.m - 5 p.m.
Beautiful views, beautiful flowers and tasty food! The shibazakura festival is a great excuse to get outside of the city and enjoy the outdoors.
 
Midtown Open the Park 2019
Tokyo Midtown Roppongi
Until May 26
11 a.m - 9 p.m.
Art, exhibitions, yoga and more are available in this fun setting - with many shops and restaurants nearby to enjoy as well!
 
May Sumo Tournament
Ryōgoku Kokugikan
Until May 26
9 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Advance tickets sold out in less than an hour, but part of the experince is the chance to bond while waiting in line for day-of tickets at 7 a.m.!
 
Museum of Modern Art Free Admission Day
Kitanomaru-koen
June 2
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The perfect opportunity to check out modern art (for free) and take a stroll around the nearby Imperial Palace grounds.
 
Katshushika Iris Festival
Early-Mid June
More beautiful flowers in Tokyo! Thousands of iris plants are expected to be in bloom, along with live music and other entertainment over the course of the festival.
 
Minakami Outdoor Festival
Mizukikokan, Minakami
May 31- June 2
Times vary
Really get out there and enjoy the outdoors with this three day festival. Ropes courses, extreme sports and demonstrations are sure to keep you busy (and tire you out)!
 
National Museum of Western Art Free Admission Day
Ueno
June 8
9:30 a.m - 9 p.m.
Tokyo is a wonderfully diverse city with many opportunities to not only learn about Japanese art and culture, but other areas as well. Take advantage of free admission to discover Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet and more.
 
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