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Special deals and events in Japan

  Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
2015/8/1 - 2015/8/7 [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Nagaoka Festival

2015/8/1 - 2015/8/3 [Summer]
Niigata (Chubu)
Others (Events Calendar)
Awa-Odori Folk Dance Festival in Tokushima
A seasonal delight of Tokushima in the entire city resounding with festival music and dance.
2015/8/12 - 2015/8/15 [Summer]
Tokushima (Chugoku/Shikoku)
Annual Events
Yamaga Toro Matsuri
A dreamlike Bon odori dance with bright lanterns wavering in the dark night.
2015/8/15 - 2015/8/16 [Summer]
Kumamoto (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events
Lake Suwako Firework Display

2015/8/15 - [Summer]
Nagano (Chubu)
Others (Events Calendar)
Daimonji Gozan Okuribi
Spectacular okuribi bonfires on five Kyoto mountains signaling the end of summer.
2015/8/16 - [Summer]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
2015/8/2 - 2015/8/7 [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
The All-Japan National Fireworks Competition

2015/8/22 - [Summer]
Akita (Tohoku)
Others (Events Calendar)
Dai-Chochin Matsuri
A festival to ward off evil spirits and pray for a calm sea and a large catch.
2015/8/26 - 2015/8/27 [Summer]
Aichi (Chubu)
Annual Events
Akita Kanto Matsuri
Looming up in the darkness, the kanto bamboo poles waver like ears of rice plants
2015/8/3 - 2015/8/6 [Summer]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri
A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.
2015/8/5 - 2015/8/7 [Summer]
Yamagata (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Sendai Tanabata Matsuri
Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.
2015/8/6 - 2015/8/8 [Summer]
Miyagi (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony
Let us unite in prayer for peace, regardless of race or nationality.
2015/8/6 - [Summer]
Hiroshima (Chugoku/Shikoku)
Annual Events
Lake Biwa Firework Display
PHOTO COURTESY : Biwako Visitors Bureau
2015/8/7 - [Summer]
Shiga (Kansai)
Others (Events Calendar)
Tokyo Bay Firework Display

2015/8/8 - [Summer]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Others (Events Calendar)
Kobe Bay Firework Display

2015/8/8 - [Summer]
Hyogo (Kansai)
Others (Events Calendar)
Jingu Gaien Firworks Festival

August - [Summer]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Others (Events Calendar)
Miyajima Kangensai Festival
Medieval nobles' style of entertainment reproduced at Itsukushima Shrine, which is one of the three scenic beauties of Japan.
Late July (June 17th according to the lunar calendar) - Early August [Summer]
Hiroshima (Chugoku/Shikoku)
Annual Events
Gujo Odori Dance Performance
Tourists and local people all dance merrily together in one big circle.
Mid July - Early September [Summer]
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events