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Special deals and events in Japan

  Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Yosakoi Soran Festival

2016/6/8 - 2016/6/12 [Summer]
Hokkaido (Hokkaido)
Annual Events
Awa-Odori Folk Dance Festival in Tokushima
A seasonal delight of Tokushima in the entire city resounding with festival music and dance.
August 12th - August 15th [Summer]
Tokushima (Chugoku/Shikoku)
Annual Events
Yamaga Toro Matsuri
A dreamlike Bon odori dance with bright lanterns wavering in the dark night.
August 15th - August 16th [Summer]
Kumamoto (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events
Daimonji Gozan Okuribi
Spectacular okuribi bonfires on five Kyoto mountains signaling the end of summer.
August 16th - [Summer]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
August 1st - August 7th [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
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
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
August 2nd - August 7th [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Akita Kanto Matsuri
Looming up in the darkness, the kanto bamboo poles waver like ears of rice plants
August 3rd - August 6th [Summer]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri
A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.
August 5th - August 7th [Summer]
Yamagata (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Sendai Tanabata Matsuri
Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.
August 6th - August 8th [Summer]
Miyagi (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony
Let us unite in prayer for peace, regardless of race or nationality.
August 6th - [Summer]
Hiroshima (Chugoku/Shikoku)
Annual Events
Sapporo Summer Festival
Attracting more than a million visitors to its cavernous beer garden in Odori Park. Bon Odori dance, antique fair, shopping street;, the Susukino Festival, and numerous other events are held together.
End of July - End of August [Summer]
Annual Events
Huge pine torches weighing 50 kg are waved about in front of the great sacred falls in the mountains
July 14th - [Summer]
Wakayama (Kansai)
Annual Events
Gion Matsuri
Gorgeous floats, sometimes called 'mobile art museums,' parade down the main streets of Kyoto
July 1st - July 31st [Summer]
Kyoto (Kansai)
Annual Events
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival
A resplendent and gallant summer festival with men racing through the streets while bearing 1-ton floats on their shoulders
July 1st - July 15th [Summer]
Fukuoka (Kyushu/Okinawa)
Annual Events
Warei Taisai Festival & Uwajima Ushi-Oni Matsuri
Youths carry portable shrines in the river waters at night and monster-shaped floats parade through the town streets
July 22nd - July 24th [Summer]
Ehime (Chugoku/Shikoku)
Annual Events
Tenjin Matsuri
Come and experience the spirit of people born and bred in Osaka, maintaining traditions of 1,000 years ago.
July 24th - July 25th [Summer]
Osaka (Kansai)
Annual Events
Otaue Rice Planting Festival
An ancient event praying for a rich rice harvest with merry dancing and songs
June 14th - [Summer]
Osaka (Kansai)
Annual Events
A 1,000-year-old traditional festival which introduces the code of the samurai of the Warring States Period to the present day.
Last Sat., Sun. and Mon. of July - [Summer]
Fukushima (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Sumidagawa Hanabi Taikai
The evening sky of oldtown Tokyo is brightly colored with several tens of thousands of fireworks.
Last Saturday of July - [Summer]
Tokyo (Kanto)
Annual Events
Miyajima Kangensai Festival
Medieval nobles' style of entertainment reproduced at Itsukushima Shrine, which is one of the three scenic beauties of Japan.
Late July - 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