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Special deals and events in Japan

  Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Chagu Chagu Umako Horse Festival
Departing from a mountain village, 100 horses parade down to the town in a merry jingling of bells
Second Saturday of June - [Spring]
Iwate (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Ukai (Cormorant Fishing)
Traditional fishing method manipulating seabirds, praised by Charlie Chaplin
2014/5/11 - 2014/10/15
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Otaue Rice Planting Festival
An ancient event praying for a rich rice harvest with merry dancing and songs
2014/6/14 - [Summer]
Osaka (Kansai)
Annual Events
Yosakoi Soran Festival

2014/6/4 - 2014/6/8 [Summer]
Hokkaido (Hokkaido)
Annual Events
Sanno Matsuri
A procession of 300 people dressed in ancient costumes parades through the heart of Tokyo.
2014/6/6 - 2014/6/17 [Spring]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Annual Events
Takigi O-Noh (Bonfire Noh performance), Kyoto
A graceful musical theater performed at night in a symbolic shrine of Kyoto
Early June - [Autumn]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events
Shonai Kagura

Third Saturday in May through October. -
Oita (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events