Event Calendar

Event Calendar

2019 Grand Sumo Tournaments
2020 Grand Sumo Tournaments
Special Events

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2019

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
March* Osaka 10th 24th mid-January February 3rd
May** Tokyo 12th 26th late-February April 6th
July Nagoya 7th 21st late-April May 23rd
September Tokyo 8th 22nd late-June August 3rd
November Fukuoka 10th 24th mid-September October 5th

*Tickets are sold-out.
**Now accepting pre-orders!

 

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2020

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 12th 26th late-October, 2019 December 7th, 2019
March Osaka 8th 22nd mid-January February 2nd
May Tokyo 10th 24th late-February April 4th
July Nagoya 5th 19th late-April May 21st
September Tokyo 13th 27th late-June August 1st
November Fukuoka 8th 22nd mid-September October 3rd

Special Events

March 31st (Ise Shrine, Mie prefecture):  A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 1st (Gojo, Nara prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

April 3rd (Kakogawa, Hyogo prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 4th (Toyooka, Hyogo prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 5th (Uji, Kyoto prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

April 7th (Nishio, Aichi prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

April 10th (Hachioji, Tokyo):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

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

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

April 17th (Ota, Tokyo):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 18th (Adachi, Tokyo):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 19th (Gyoda, Saitama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 20th (Kashiwa, Chiba prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

April 22nd (Sano, Tochigi prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 25th (Hidaka, Saitama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 26th (Ome, Tokyo):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 27th (Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 28th (Machida, Tokyo):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

May 3rd (Tokyo):  A visit to a sumo stable, including watching the wrestlers practice, photo with a wrestler, and a souvenir. This is a special opportunity to get a close-up look at sumo! Minimum age for children is 10 years old. Space is limited, so book your place now!  Please contact us for more information!

May 6th (Tokyo):  A visit to a sumo stable, including watching the wrestlers practice, photo with a wrestler, and a souvenir. This is a special opportunity to get a close-up look at sumo! Minimum age for children is 10 years old. Space is limited, so book your place now!  Please contact us for more information!

September 28th (Tokyo):  Retirement ceremony for a wrestler at the main sumo arena. The schedule includes matches for the top two divisions and the ceremonial hair-cutting of the retiring wrestler, completing the retirement process.  Please contact us for ticket information!

**Watch this page for more events to be added later!  We expect to announce events for May, June, August, October, November and December.  Please send us a Standard Contact Form if you want to be notified when the schedules are ready.**

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