Updated: June 11, 2018
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Marine Day Lantern Festival 2018, In Odaiba, Tokyo!

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The Odaiba Marine Day Lantern Festival is a great summertime activity in Tokyo. Enjoy the sight of countless paper lanterns on the beach with the Rainbow bridge and traditional boats as the backdrop! Check out the foods and other things to do as well!

Jul 15, 2018(Sun) - Jul 16, 2018(Mon)
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Marine Day Festival

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Marine Day is a national holiday in Japan held on the third Monday of July. On Marine day and the Sunday before it, Odaiba holds a Lantern Festival, officially called the Umi no Akari Matsuri 海の灯まつり.

The event's highlight is the evening light up of the white paper lamps on Odaiba's beachfront park. They are placed on the beach into giant geoglyphs patterns. The lanterns are lit from 18:30 to 22:00 approximately.

Dates

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The 2018 edition will be held on July 15 (Sunday) and July 16 (Marine Day, Monday).

Venue

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It's held at the Odaiba Beach Front Park お台場海浜公園. From the shore, you can see the famous Rainbow Bridge, and yakatabune traditional long boats on which people have banquet-style dinners.

The nearest stations are:

Yurikamome's Odaiba Beach Park ("Kaihin Koen") Station (3-minute walk)
Rinkai Line's Tokyo Teleport Station (7-minute walk)

Food

There are some food and drink stalls near the site. For lunch or dinner, if you want to have a bite at a restaurant in the Odaiba area, check out the guides below.

Other Things To Do In Odaiba

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Finally, if you get there early and would like to explore Odaiba before the Marine Day Festival Light-up starts, check out the guide below for popular things to do in Odaiba.
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Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.

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