Coronavirus Update: Canceled Events and Venues

Coronavirus Update: Canceled Events and Venues

What's closed, canceled and postponed in Japan due to the outbreak


To minimize the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan, many public places and events involving large crowds of people are being canceled or postponed in Tokyo and beyond. If you’re planning to go to a popular attraction or event, it’s recommended that you check ahead online to make sure it’s still open or taking place. 

Here’s a list we’re updating frequently to keep track of popular places and events that are closed, postponed or cancelled this spring (last updated April 6, 4pm).

Ticket refunds

If you bought a ticket for an event that’s been canceled, check this article on how to get a refund.

Updates on the coronavirus outbreak

Latest updates on COVID-19 in Tokyo from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. 

Japan COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker
This resource provides easy-to-read graphs and maps on the global coronavirus outbreak.

Tips on how to deal with the virus
Read our article on the current outbreak and how to plan for the months ahead.

Latest information on the situation in Tokyo
Read our article on important updates and resources, for what you need to know about the coronavirus in Japan.

Financial aid for individuals and businesses in Japan

Read our guide to financial relief during the coronavirus outbreak, including who’s eligible and how to apply.

National Visitor Hotline

If you’re worried while traveling through Japan, the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Support is available in English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

From Japan 050-3816-2787
From Overseas +81-50-3816-2787

Gig updates

Check this calendar for an updated schedule of many up and coming music events.

Is hanami (cherry blossom viewing) still happening in 2020?

Read our list of canceled hanami events in 2020.


Closed Venues:

Closures until May 6

Closures until May 10

  • Sanrio Park (Hello Kitty Land Tokyo and Harmony Land)

Closures until May 24

Closures until May 30

Closures until May

Open-ended closures

Weekend Closures

Some department stores have decided to change their opening hours on top of closing shop for the upcoming weekends. Read our article for more information on weekend closures and make sure to check store websites for further updates.

Khalid, Concert, Postponed, Japan, Tokyo

Events Cancelled:

Green Day, Japan, Tour, 2020, Events, Music

Events Postponed: