Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Fukuro Matsuri

Annual Festival of the area. The highlight of this festival is a parade of mikoshi accompanied by people beating Taiko on the streets of JR Ikebukuro Sta. West Exit area. Many other events are scheduled during the festival period.

Schedule & Key events:
● Sept. 29 Parade of mikoshi

Location: JR Ikebukuro Sta. West Exit area, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

(1) JR Yamanote Line to Ikebukuro Sta. (West Exit) (2) Tokyo Metro Yurakucho, Marunouchi or Fukutoshin Line to Ikebukuro Sta. (Y09, M25, F09)

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.