Enjoy Tokyo 2020 more!

ENOSHIMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 16: People enjoy the view and have their photographs taken on a viewing platform on Enoshima Island on August 16, 2019 in Enoshima, Japan. Scheduled to host sailing events, Enoshima is one of a number of areas in and around Japan's capital that will be involved in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
ENOSHIMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 16: People enjoy the view and have their photographs taken on a viewing platform on Enoshima Island on August 16, 2019 in Enoshima, Japan. Scheduled to host sailing events, Enoshima is one of a number of areas in and around Japan's capital that will be involved in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Watching a competition is not the only way to enjoy the Tokyo 2020 Games. You can experience various unique and exciting events during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, such as Live Sites and the Olympic Cultural programme. Make the most of your Games experience by planning a range of activities, including visiting Partner Houses, visiting our Tokyo 2020 Official Shops or experiencing amazing performances and cultural events in the city. Details will be announced on this page once they are confirmed.

Events and facilities to raise your expectation toward the Games

Torch Relay: Join in and be part of the Games

The Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay is for everyone. The flame will travel across Japan, connecting the hearts and hopes of all people who cheer for the relay.

The torch relay is an Olympic and Paralympic symbol and one of the most important events of the Games. Join us in the torch relay and experience another exciting facet of the Tokyo 2020 Games!

Torch Relay

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TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL: Cultural Festival

While the Olympic and Paralympic Games are a festival of sport, they are also a cultural festival. The official cultural programme of the Games, TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL, will take place at various locations across Japan. For further information, check the following website dedicated to the festival.

Check the Nippon Festival

Japan Olympic Museum: What is Olympic?

From the origin and history of the Olympic Games to the torches, medals and historically important documents, the Japan Olympic Museum is the best place to learn and experience the Olympics throughout history. You can also partake in activities where you can try to match the physical abilities of Olympians as well as watch their interviews and stories. It will give a wonderful experience to people of all ages, from young children to adults.

Japan Olympic Museum

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Spectaculars: Attractive city dressing

Symbols of the Olympics and Paralympics are coming to the city! “Spectaculars” are visual installations that can be experienced in different areas during the Games.

As we approach the start of the Games, the city will be decorated with a variety of "Spectaculars', such as emblems and mascots. Spectaculars are a great way of capturing unique memories of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Gangneung, South Korea - 17 FEBRUARY, 2018 : General view of the Olympic Symbol on Gyeongpo Beach during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Gangneung, South Korea - 17 FEBRUARY, 2018 : General view of the Olympic Symbol on Gyeongpo Beach during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Events during Gamestime

Live Sites: Share the Games excitement with everyone in town!

The more, the merrier! Live Sites bring people together and allow them to take part in the Games. With so many great events on offer, Live Sites will be available in various locations, providing excitement with an impressive relay of live action sports and competitions on giant screens.

In addition, you can expect amazing stage events and sport experiences that anyone can participate in. Details about locations etc. will be announced on the Live Sites page. Please check the link below.

Live Sites

Partner Houses: Connect with the world!

During Games-time, representatives of countries, Sports Federations and Games Partners from all over the world will gather in Tokyo. The city will have a number of "Partner Houses", offering a great opportunity for people to experience different cultures and sightseeing spots from around the world — all right here in Tokyo during the height of the Games.

This is the best chance to connect with the world. Don't miss it!

Partner Houses

Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15, 2016 : Switzerland House landscape of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15, 2016 : Switzerland House landscape of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Promenade: Watch the cauldron

What will be placed at the centre of Promenade that is a symbol of the Games? The Cauldron.

From sports and art live performances to activations by Games partners, this is the place where you can enjoy the Games without a ticket!

Olympic Promenade

Rio 2016 Olympic Cauldron
Rio 2016 Olympic Cauldron

Playground: Get up close to athletes

Drop by the Playground to see athletes practicing 3x3 basketball and sports climbing. You won't just be able to watch practice sessions, you'll have the chance to interact with Olympians and join in on sporting activities.

Playground

Tokyo, JAPAN - 5 MAY, 2019 : Tokyo 2020  Let's 55 with Mitsui Fudosan
Tokyo, JAPAN - 5 MAY, 2019 : Tokyo 2020 Let's 55 with Mitsui Fudosan