Sumo Event Schedule/Calendar


  • We are now accepting pre-orders for the January tournament in Tokyo, from January 9th to 23rd! Tickets go on sale on December 11th!
  • There will be sumo special events in Tokyo in January, February, and May!

Grand Sumo Tournament Locations

2022 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

January 2022

The Hatsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

January 9th-23rd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-October

Tickets On Sale

December 11th

March 2022

The Haru Basho

Location

Osaka - Edion Arena

Google Map

Date

March 13th-27th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-January

Tickets On Sale

February 13th

May 2022

The Natsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

May 8th-22nd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-February

Tickets On Sale

April 9th

July 2022

The Nagoya Basho

Location

Nagoya - Dolphins Arena

Google Map

Date

July 10th-24th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-April

Tickets On Sale

May 21st

September 2022

The Aki Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

September 11th-25th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-June

Tickets On Sale

August 6th

November 2022

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 13th-27th

Pre-Orders Begin

early-September

Tickets On Sale

September 17th

2023 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

January 2023

The Hatsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

January 8th-22nd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-October

Tickets On Sale

December 10th

March 2023

The Haru Basho

Location

Osaka - Edion Arena

Google Map

Date

March 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-January

Tickets On Sale

February 5th

May 2023

The Natsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

May 14th-28th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-February

Tickets On Sale

April 8th

July 2023

The Nagoya Basho

Location

Nagoya - Dolphins Arena

Google Map

Date

July 9th-23rd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-April

Tickets On Sale

May 27th

September 2023

The Aki Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

September 10th-24th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-June

Tickets On Sale

August 5th

November 2023

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

early-September

Tickets On Sale

September 16th

What's a Pre-Order?

A pre-order is when you make an order and complete payment before ticket sales begin. If you pre-order, we will buy your tickets as soon as sales open. Read more about pre-orders!

Register now to be notified when we open pre-orders for future Grand Sumo Tournaments!

Sumo Special Events

January 29th - 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. Order tickets now!

January 30th - 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!

February 5th - 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!

February 6th - Tokyo

A one-day single-elimination tournament for the top two divisions. Order tickets now!

February 11th - Tokyo

A charity event at the sumo arena. Program features sumo matches and various performances. Please contact us for ticket information!

May 29th - 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! There are usually events every February, April, August, October, and December! (other months are also possible)