Here are our recommended June 29 & 30, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities. June is ending with rain. To make sure the rain stays away try making a Teru Teru Bozu! Visit some great Tokyo Area Adventure Sports and Activity Centers, Top Tokyo Indoor playcenters or Family Friendly Museum Summer Exhibits. Don`t forget about our Top Tokyo kids parks, Wading Pools and Splash Ponds, Tokyo Pools, and Top Theme Parks. Have a great Tokyo Family Weekend! – Lauren & Sandra
1. Milky Way Firefly Festival 2019 (Shirogane, Minato-ku, Tokyo) – I attended this festival last year, and it was the perfect size and level of excitement for toddlers and elementary school kids. You can enjoy all the regular summer festival foods, performances and games plus the big event of firefly viewing from 19:00 – 21:00 Saturday night rain or shine! The fireflies are transported to Shirogane from Shonai Town in Yamagata Prefecture. The viewing takes place in a large tent which is pitch black inside. Line-up, hold your child’s hand and enjoy the show. Great family activity.
Shirogane Milky Way firefly Festival 2019 Details
Event date and times: Saturday, June 29 (12:00 – 21:30) and Sunday, June 30, 2019 (12:00 – 20:00); Firefly viewing from 19:00 – 21:00.
Location: Shirogane Plaza, Shirogane, Minato-ku (Shirogane Takanawa station on the Mita or Namboku lines)
2. Fuurin Matsuri 2019, Nishiarai (Adachi-ku Tokyo) – A fuurin means wind chime in Japanese. Summer is a time when Japanese families place glass, metal and ceramic fuurins in their gardens to hear the beautiful ting-a-lings of summer breezes. At the Adachi Nishiarai Daishi temple fuurin craft people from across Japan set up booths to sell their creations. There are thousands of fuurin on display and the sound is amazing if the breeze is blowing. Highly recommend the beauty of sight and sound.
Fuurin Matsuri 2019
Event: Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, August 4, 2019; 10:00 – 16:00
Address: Nishiarai Daishi, 1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi-ku, Tokyo
Access: 8 min walk from Daishimae Station on the Tobu Daishi Line
3. Tokyo Family Weekend (Yoyogi Park, Tokyo) – This weekend celebrate family at Yoyogi Park`s Tokyo Family Weekend Event. There will be live entertainment, baby & kids` market, food trucks, workshops and activities like a Strider corner, Rody Yoga, Mermaid doll making workshop, Kids drum circle, crafts and so much more.
Tokyo Family Weekend 2019
Event: Saturday & Sunday, June 29 & 30, 2019; 12:00 – 17:00
Address: Yoyogi Park
Access: 7 minutes on foot from Meiji Jingumae Station on the JR Line Harajuku Station / Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, Fukutoshin Line.
4. 21-21 DESIGN SIGHT “YOJI KURI’s Crazy House” (Now until June 30, 2019)– Yoji Kuri is an artist who has been superhumanly creating an ever-growing oeuvre, including over 800 pieces of animation, 3,000 drawings, and more than 100,000 pages of manga, since his first exhibition in 1956. Many of his works portray surreal fantasy worlds filled with humor, which have never failed to surprise and please the viewers.
In addition to the animation pieces currently shown in the exhibition “SENSE OF HUMOR” in Gallery 1&2, Gallery 3 will delightedly introduce his latest drawings to further expands the imaginative world of Yoji Kuri, who has recently turned 91-years-old.
“YOJI KURI’s Crazy House” @ 21-21 Design Sight Details
Exhibit Dates and Details: Now until June 30, 2019 (closed Tuesday); 10:00 – 19:00 (Entrance until 18:30)
Address: 9-7-6 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Gallery 1 & 2
Cost: General ¥1,100 / University Students ¥800 / High School Students ¥500 / Junior High School Students and under may enter for free
Access: 5 min walk from Roppongi station (exit 6) on the Toei Oedo Line, and Nogizaka station (exit 3) on the Chiyoda Line
5. MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM teamLab Borderless (Odaiba) – reserved tickets are necessary
MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM had tie-up with teamLab Borderless to deliver artwork that creates one borderless world. Artworks move out of the rooms freely, form connections and relationships with people, communicate with other works, influence and sometimes intermingle with each other. Create new experiences with others, immerse yourself in borderless art, and explore the world with your body. In a vast complex, three-dimensional 10,000 square meter space, 520 computers and 470 projectors create a completely new world, the likes of which have never been seen before.
MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM teamLab Borderless Details
Exhibit Dates and Times: Opened June 21st, 2018 – permanent exhibit
Address: Odaiba Palette Town, 1-3-8 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Hours: Weekdays 10:00 – 19:00 Sun, Sat & Holiday 10:00 – 21:00
Access: 5 min walk from Tokyo Teleport Station (Rinkai Line) and Aomi Station (Yurikamome Line). Car parking also available in Palette Town parking.
Admission cost: Tickets must be ordered online. Adults 15 and over 3,200 JPY; Child between 4-14 1,000 JPY. Buy tickets
6. Antique Hunting:Three great markets this weekend. Please check directly with the planners about rain cancellations. O-Edo Antique Market (International Forum, Yurakucho), Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Antique Fair (Koto-ku, Tokyo), Hanazono Shrine Antique Fair (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo). Details can be found on our June 2019 Tokyo Antique and Flea Markets. If you do head out remember to apply mosquito repellent and sun protection, and also drink lots of water. Good luck and treasure on!
**Please note most outdoor markets are usually cancelled when raining. Please double-check info, contact numbers/links to be 100% sure of details. — Best Living Japan Moms
June 29 & 30, 2019 Tokyo Weekend Family Events and Activities
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