Between May 19th and September 29th, Forest Beer Garden opens at Jingu Gaien Park in Tokyo. During the regular season, hours are from 5 pm to 10 pm on weekdays, and from noon to 10 pm on weekends. During high season (between July 19th and August 30th), the weekday hours are from 2 pm to 10:30 pm, and noon to 10:30 pm on weekends.
Forest Beer Garden started in 1984, and this year is the 32nd Forest Beer Garden to be held at Jingu Gaien Park.
Beer gardens are outdoor restaurants where people can eat food and drink beer during the summer months. They can be found on the top of buildings, hotels and department stores in urban cities (primarily in Tokyo).
Out of all the beer gardens, the one in Jingu Gaien has one of the longest histories.