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  Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Local Kabuki Performance (special event with english guide)
In order to maintain the Gifu's long-standing local kabuki tradition known as ji-kabuki, people organize periodical performances as well as various other events across the region.Phone:0584-71-6133 (GIFU JIKABUKI TOURISM OFFICE)
2015/10/11 - 2016/3/27
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
IZU TRAIL Journey

2015/3/15 - [Winter]
Shizuoka (Chubu)
Sports Events
Lake Suwako Firework Display

2015/8/15 - [Summer]
Nagano (Chubu)
Others (Events Calendar)
Nagaoka Festival

2015/8/2 - 2015/8/3 [Summer]
Niigata (Chubu)
Others (Events Calendar)
Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix

2016/10/6 - 2016/10/10 [Autumn]
Mie (Chubu)
Sports Events
Nagoya City Marathon

2016/3/12 - 2016/3/13 [Winter]
Aichi (Chubu)
Sports Events
Nagoya Women's Marathon

2016/3/13 - [Winter]
Aichi (Chubu)
Sports Events
Shingen-ko Festival
The Shingen-ko festival is the most significant festival in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture. This festival, the world's largest Samurai parade, takes place from April 8th(fri) to 10th(sun). Main highlight "Koshu Battalion deployment" starts from 4:30pm on April 9th.
2016/4/8 - 2016/4/10 [Spring]
Yamanashi (Chubu)
Annual Events
Sumo
July Grand Tournament
2016/7/10 - 2016/7/24 [Summer]
Aichi (Chubu)
Sports Events
Fuji Rock Festival

2016/7/22 - 2016/7/24 [Summer]
Niigata (Chubu)
Music Events
Takayama Festival
Splendid parades and artisanship of the 15th Century are revived today.
April 14th - April 15th [Spring]
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Dai-Chochin Matsuri
A festival to ward off evil spirits and pray for a calm sea and a large catch.
August 26th - August 27th [Summer]
Aichi (Chubu)
Annual Events
Ukai (Cormorant Fishing)
Traditional fishing method manipulating seabirds, praised by Charlie Chaplin
May 11th - October 15th
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Hamamatsu Festival
A spectacular festival of some 100 large kites flying over sand dunes.
May 3rd - May 5th [Spring]
Shizuoka (Chubu)
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
Takayama Matsuri Autumn Festival
The gaze of the spectators becomes riveted on the gorgeous motifs of the yatai floats.
October 9th - October 10th [Autumn]
Gifu (Chubu)
Annual Events
Owara Kaze-no-Bon Festival
A festival praying for protection against wind damage and for an abundant autumn harvest.
September 1st - September 3rd [Autumn]
Toyama (Chubu)
Annual Events
Hidaji Frii Kippu
A combined package consisting of a round-trip travel on reserved seats on ordinary cars of Limited Express Wide View Hida and either "JR Line unlimited travel area + bus unlimited travel area" or "JR Line unlimited travel area + taxi ticket".
Year round -
(Chubu)
Transportations