July - festival time

July is a time for many festivals in the Tokyo area so don't miss out!

Iriya Asagao Matsuri (Morning Glory Festival) at the Iriya Kishimojin not too away from Ueno on the 6th to the 8th.

The Shitamachi Tanabata Matsuri (Star Festival) in the Kappabashi District from the 3rd until the 8th, including parades in the weekends.

Hozuki Ichi (Ground Cherry Fair) at Asakusa's Sensoji Temple on the 9th and 10th

The 44th Kagurazaka Matsuri from the 22nd to the 25th with an Awa Odori dancing on the last two days in the old geisha district of Kagurazaka, adjacent to JR Iidabashi Station.

Last but certainly not least, there is the Sumida River Fireworks Show on the 25th (Saturday), from 7pm to 8:30pm in the Asakusa District.

See you at one of these events!