Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
The Shingen-ko Festival
This is the grandest festival in Yamanashi. The main highlight is the Koshu Warriors Deployment. About 1,500 locals from all around the prefecture dressed in traditional costumes and commence their march from the plaza in front of Kofu Station. Don’t miss the masterpiece parade!!
[Spring]
Yamanashi (Chubu)
Annual 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