March 2019 events in Tokyo

Plan your March in Tokyo with our events calendar of the best things to do, including cherry blossom fun, festivals, concerts and art exhibits

Cherry blossoms at Tokyo Midtown | Time Out Tokyo
By Time Out Tokyo Editors

March – it's when spring in Tokyo kicks off in earnest, with outdoor festivals, markets and parties returning after the cold of winter. More importantly though, March is usually when the cherry blossom front finally reaches the city, throwing us Tokyoites into a hanami frenzy and disrupting the calm and collected surface of the metropolis. Furthermore, this month also features highlights like Happy Day, St Patrick's Day, Hinamatsuri and – wait for it – the first Oktoberfest of the new year. Make sure you don't miss out with our guide to the top events going on in Tokyo this March.