Parade in Asakusa & Sumida River

Sanja Matsuri

Arguably the grandest Tokyo matsuri (festival) of all, this three-day festival, held over the third weekend of May, attracts around 1.5 million spectators to Asakusa-jinja. The highlight is the rowdy parade of mikos…
Fireworks in Asakusa & Sumida River

Sumida-gawa Fireworks

Held the last Saturday of July, the largest of the summer fireworks shows sees 20,000 pyrotechnic wonders explode over Asakusa.
Parade in Asakusa & Sumida River

Asakusa Samba Carnival

On the last Saturday in August, Tokyo’s Nikkei Brazilian community and local samba clubs turn Kaminarimon-dōri into one big party.