Looking for something to do this weekend in Tokyo? Check out Guidable’s top pick of events and things to do this weekend.
Note: due to COVID-19, events are limited, and cancellations are frequent. Please check with the official homepage of the event before leaving home. Also, don’t forget to practice social distancing and wash your hands regularly.
Guidable’s Pick of Things to Do This Weekend in Tokyo
Tokyo Tokyo Festival Online
~ 5 September 2021
The Tokyo Tokyo Festival which showcases various installations and art throughout the capital is also partly available online. You can stream various cultural experiences such as contemporary art performances based on butoh, where artists in white makeup perform a slow-moving show, a mobile dance performance, artist talks, Japanese dance performances, virtual museum and exhibition tours and more.
Yayoi Kusama’s Free Obliteration Room – Shibuya
~ 5 September 2021
Yayoi Kusama is one of Japan’s most famous artists, know for her polka dot art. In this free event, part of the Tokyo Tokyo Festival, you will be given a set of colourful stickers which you can freely stick anywhere in the installation. With each new visit the originally stark white room is transformed into an explosion of colour.
The event is free but reservations are required.
Roppongi Hills Gourmet Burger Grand Prix
1 August ~ 29 September 2021
Help choose Roppongi’s most delicious burger! Order from 25 different burgers, 10 of which are from restaurants that have burgers on the menu and 15 are limited edition burgers made especially for the Grand Prix. Vote for your favourite and watch for the results that crown Roppongi’s best burger in October. There are take out menus also available so you can enjoy the event at home.
Location: Roppongi Hills, Roppongi
Credits: photo taken by the author
Minimal Living Tokyo Popup Store – Shibuya Scramble Square
5 ~ 18 August 2021
Are you looking for some ethical goods to keep your bathroom and kitchen plastic-free? The Minimal Living Tokyo Popup at “Love Action” event has all kinds of sustainable items for sale. This writer recommends the kitchen brushes and solid soap set, lavender deodorant sticks, highlight and lip cream sticks, and the reuseable earbuds.
Location: Shibuya Scramble Square 5F
Your Picks of Things to Do This Weekend in Tokyo
If you plan to go to any of these events, we would love to hear your thoughts. What are your favourite things to do at the weekend? Let us know!