Tokyo: Ueno Natsu Matsuri

Summer festival. Various events are scheduled around Ueno Park during the festival period.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Antique fair around Shinobazu Pond
● July 17 from 7 p.m.: Toro-nagashi (floating lighted lanterns on the water) at Shinobazu pond
● July 22
1 p.m.-3 p.m. Ueno summer festival parade at JR Ueno Station
3 p.m.-8 p.m. Ueno summer festival parade on Ueno Park outdoor stage
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Ueno summer festival parade on Chuo-dori Street

Location: Ueno Park and others, Taito-ku, Tokyo

JR Yamanote Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza or Hibiya Line to Ueno Station (G16, H17), and then walk 2 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.