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Updated: April 17, 2020
In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.
Note: This event will not take place in 2020.
Each year on Children's Day (May 5), Nishi-Ginza-dori Street is closed to traffic in order to host this magnificent event. The highlight is the Traffic Safety Golden Parade, organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and the Tokyo Band Association. Around 2,000 performers—including brass bands and baton-twirling groups based in the Tokyo area—take part in the festivities. You can also see traditional dance performances from across Japan and learn about different regions through a campaign to promote local tourism. This is a fun-filled event for all ages.
Please check the official event website for the latest updates on opening dates and times, prices, and other information.