Event Calendar

Event Calendar

2017 Grand Sumo Tournaments
2018 Grand Sumo Tournaments
Special Events

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2017

Tournaments are 15 days long, and start and finish on Sundays.

What time is the event?                                                                         

Tournament Location Start Date End Date Pre-orders Begin Tickets On Sale
January Tokyo 8th 22nd late-October, 2016 December 3rd, 2016
March Osaka 12th 26th 2nd week of January February 5th
May** Tokyo 14th 28th late-February April 8th
July Nagoya 9th 23rd late-April May 25th
September Tokyo 10th 24th late-June August 5th
November Fukuoka 12th 26th mid-September October 7th

**Pre-orders open soon!

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2018

Tournaments are 15 days long, and start and finish on Sundays.

What time is the event?                                                                         

Tournament Location Start Date End Date Pre-orders Begin Tickets On Sale
January Tokyo 14th 28th late-October, 2017 December 2nd, 2017
March Osaka 11th 25th 2nd week of January February 4th
May Tokyo 13th 27th late-February April 7th
July Nagoya 8th 22nd late-April May 24th
September Tokyo 9th 23rd late-June August 4th
November Fukuoka 11th 25th late-August October 6th

Special Events

April 2 (Ise Shrine, Mie prefecture):  A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine.  Start time is 7:00AM and it ends around 3:00PM.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 6 (Himeji, Hyogo prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 9 (Shizuoka city, Shizuoka prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 11 (Mishima, Shizuoka prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 12 (Yokosuka, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 13 (Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 14 (Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 17 (Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo):  A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine. Time is about 9:00AM to about 3:00PM. Admission is free and there are no tickets. You can line up early if you want good seats.

April 21 (Mito, Ibaraki prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 23 (Machida, Tokyo prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 24 (Fukaya, Saitama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 25 (Tokyo):  Looking for a different kind of cultural activity?  Join the performing group Hibiki Family for an afternoon of music and traditional dance.  Please contact us for ticket information! *This is a non-sumo event.*

April 29 (Chiba city, Chiba prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 30 (Chiba city, Chiba prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

*Watch this space for more special event announcements!

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