Sumo Event Schedule/Calendar


  • Tickets are on sale now for the March tournament in Osaka, from March 12th to 26th!
  • There will be sumo special events around Japan in January, February, April, and June!

Grand Sumo Tournament Locations

2023 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

March 2023

The Haru Basho

Location

Osaka - Edion Arena

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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

2024 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

January 2024

The Hatsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

January 14th-28th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-October

Tickets On Sale

December 9th

March 2024

The Haru Basho

Location

Osaka - Edion Arena

Google Map

Date

March 10th-24th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-January

Tickets On Sale

February 3rd

May 2024

The Natsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

May 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-February

Tickets On Sale

April 6th

July 2023

The Nagoya Basho

Location

Nagoya - Dolphins Arena

Google Map

Date

July 14th-28th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-April

Tickets On Sale

May 25th

September 2023

The Aki Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

September 8th-22nd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-June

Tickets On Sale

August 10th

November 2023

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 10th-24th

Pre-Orders Begin

early-September

Tickets On Sale

September 14th

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

February 5th - Tokyo

A 1-day single-elimination tournament for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 2nd - Ise Shrine (Mie prefecture)

A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 3rd - Minoh (Osaka prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 4th - Okazaki (Aichi prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 5th - Inazawa (Aichi prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 6th - Fukui City (Fukui prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 8th - Joetsu (Niigata prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 9th - Nagano City (Nagano prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 15th - Fujisawa (Kanagawa prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 16th - Machida (Tokyo prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 22nd - Yokohama (Kanagawa prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 23rd - Takasaki (Gunma prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 28th - Narita (Chiba prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 29th - Kawasaki (Kanagawa prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

April 30th - Kamisu (Ibaraki prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

June 3rd - Tokyo

Retirement ceremony for a wrestler at the main sumo arena. The schedule includes matches for the top 2 divisions and the ceremonial hair-cutting of the retiring wrestler, completing the retirement process. Order tickets now!

June 4th - Tokyo

Retirement ceremony for a wrestler at the main sumo arena. The schedule includes matches for the top 2 divisions and the ceremonial hair-cutting of the retiring wrestler, completing the retirement process. Order tickets now!

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)