Events in Japan

February - 2 : Ni-gatsu

Events in Japan

3rd of Febuary
Location: All regions in Japan

Setsubun is a traditional event held every 3rd of February, the day of turning of the season from winter to spring in accordance with the Japanese lunar calendar.

The plum flower (Ume) festival held Mt. Tsukuba (Tsukubasan). The plum forest is located at 250m high on the Mount Tsukuba has 1000 plum trees and overlook the city of Tsukuba. On a sunny, clear day Skytree in Tokyo or even Mt.Fuji can be seen up there.

Location: Tokyo and the surrounding area
Season: Mid February 

In Tokyo and the vicinity Ume flower blooms in February and a number of Ume flower festivals take place around this time of the year.

For details, see this page: Ume viewing spots in Tokyo and the vicinity 

Musashino City,Monitor tour for foreigners for free!

Date: February 25th〈Sat〉 and 26thSun 2017
Location: Kichijoji, Tokyo

This festival is held at a historic garden Shibakoen which lies near Zojoji temple and Tokyo Tower.  At the festival tea ceremony and traditional music can be enjoyed.

A flea market held in front of Tokyo International Forum Building, just one minute away from JR Yurakucho Station in Ginza. 

A recital performed by students complete a course at the Institute of Ethnomusicology of Tokyo College of Music. Gamelan, erh hu and other traditional music will be performed by students. 

Date: February 28th(Tue) 2017  at 16:45 (16:30)
Venue: J Studio (J-kan Studio) at Tokyo College of Music 
Admission fee: Free

Tokyo Marathon

Date: February 26th (Sun)  2017
Location: Central Tokyo within 23 wards