Your Guide to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo!

Posted by Vanessa Lotz | November 4, 2019 | Music

Whether you’ve already booked your flights or are still toying with the idea of heading to Japan for the 2020 Summer Olympics, Events 365 is here to tell you everything you need about the event and how to make the most of this once in a lifetime experience.

 

First things first, the 2020 Summer Olympics will run from July 24 – August 9, and after a two-week break, the Paralympics will take place from August 25 –  September 6. Over 300 events across 33 sports events will be held in 9 venues across Tokyo, with most events happening in two main areas of Tokyo: the Heritage Zone and the Tokyo Bay Zone. 

 

The Heritage Zone will hold events in upgraded buildings that were used in the 1964 Olympics, while the newly developed Tokyo Bay Zone will be used as a “model for innovative urban development.” Soccer will be held outside of Tokyo at the Sapporo Dome,  located on the northern island of Hokkaido, and Baseball will also be held outside Tokyo at the Fukushima Zuma Baseball Stadium in Fukushima.

 

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What’s new this year?

 

There are 5 new sports this year:

  1. Skateboarding
  2. Sports Climbing
  3. Surfing
  4. Baseball and Softball
  5. Karate

You can also expect to see more events held for canoeing, kayaking, boxing, and fencing in order to create more gender equality in the Olympics.

 

How do I purchase tickets?  

 

We are here to take the stress and guesswork out of purchasing tickets to the Olympics! Events 365 is unique because we allow you to purchase individual tickets and/or accommodations. When you purchase tickets with Events 365 you are not limited to packages only. We hope this gives you and your clients the flexibility to curate the perfect Olympics experience.

From the Opening Opening Ceremony to Closing Ceremony, our guide provides you with an easy to navigate list of all 300+ events and their corresponding purchasing links. Simply find your event in the Table of Contents,  click the event of your choice, click the link and browse dates!

We realize that this is a major event that you may prefer to discuss with one of our account reps rather than book online. If that’s the case, simply shoot us an email at travel@events365.com to ask questions or set up a time for a call.

 

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Where should I stay?

 

We are thrilled to offer hotels for the Tokyo Summer Olympics! All of our options are conveniently located around the stadiums, but you may find that one hotel is more convenient than the others based on which events you plan to attend. 

 

Our guide lists each property, the rates, and a map to help you decide which hotel is best for you.

 

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What is the best way to get around Tokyo?

 

The best way to get around Tokyo and to the events is on the train. Can’t decipher the timetable? No problem! Head to http://www.hyperdia.com/ to map out your journey by entering your originating and destination stations. Make sure to pay close attention to which station.

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