Japan 2023 Event Calendar


Sometimes it can be hard to keep track of all the exciting and unique events happening in Japan, so we’ve put together this handy event calendar to help you plan your trip to Japan!

We will update this calendar as more events are announced throughout the year.

Tokyo Disney Resort

Tokyo Disney Resort is known for its fantastic limited-time events – there is always something going on! Although many smaller events have yet to return post-pandemic (we’re really missing uniquely Japanese celebrations such as Natsu Matsuri and Tanabata Days), there’s still lots to be excited about!

Tokyo Disney Resort 40th Anniversary

Get excited for Tokyo Disney Resort’s 40th Anniversary celebration, “Dream-Go-Round”! Experience a new daytime parade, festive decorations, exclusive merchandise, and mouth-watering food choices. The festivities begin on April 15, 2023, and run until March 31, 2024.

Disney Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resort

Tokyo Disney Resort has announced that Disney Halloween will return this year, offering guests Halloween-themed decorations, entertainment, attraction overlays, a tonne of merchandise, and food and beverage offerings! The event runs from September 15 through October 31, 2023.

Disney Christmas at Tokyo Disney Resort

Get ready for a magical winter wonderland as Christmas returns to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea from November 8 to December 25, 2023! Disney Christmas at Tokyo Disney Resort promises dazzling decorations, entertainment, seasonal treats, and exclusive merchandise.

Duffy and Friends White Wintertime Wonders at Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea will host a special event, Duffy & Friends’ White Wintertime Wonders that includes merchandise as well as limited-time food and beverages. The event will take place at DisneySea from November 1, 2023, until January 14, 2024.

Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan has a busy event calendar, with various limited-time events, campaigns, and ride overlays occurring throughout the year. Let’s take a look at what’s coming up!

Halloween Horror Nights 2023 at Universal Studios Japan

Halloween Horror Nights 2023 is back at Universal Studios Japan from September 8 through November 5, 2023! There are a few brand-new experiences and the return of fan favorites. Here’s what to expect for Halloween Horror Nights 2023!

Universal Studios Japan Christmas 2023

Universal Studios Japan is set to celebrate Christmas this year with festive decorations, food and drink, a plethora of merchandise, and limited-time entertainment. NO LIMIT! Christmas will take place from November 21, 2023, to January 8, 2024.

Universal Studios Japan New Year’s Eve Countdown Event 2024

Welcome in the New Year with USJ’s exciting one-night-only New Year’s Eve countdown event, NO LIMIT! Countdown 2024. The event promises 26 hours of unlimited rides, limited-time entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks presentation. “NO LIMIT! Countdown 2024” at Universal Studios Japan starts at 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 31, 2023, until 9 p.m. on Monday, January 1, 2024.

Other Events

Disney Music and Fireworks

Residents of Japan will soon have the opportunity to experience the magic of Disney fireworks outside of Tokyo Disneyland, with the announcement of Disney Music & Fireworks, a touring nighttime entertainment event. The show will be presented from June to December 2023.

Disney On Classic – Magical Night

Walt Disney Records Japan and Harmony Japan have announced a national tour of ‘Disney On Classic – Magical Night‘ in 2023. The concert tour will feature music from the beloved 1991 classic, Beauty and the Beast, and will encompass 51 performances in 32 cities nationwide from September to December!

More Things to Do in Tokyo

My recommendations for things to do in and around Tokyo! Plan a day at the Hello Kitty theme park, Sanrio Puroland, and an afternoon at the popular TeamLab Planets TOKYO. Take a tour around Tokyo with the convenient hop-on and-off bus. Spend a rainy afternoon inside Japan’s largest indoor theme park, Tokyo Joyoplis, near Tokyo Disney!

More on Tokyo Disney Resort

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