Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
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
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
URABANDAI: FUKUSHIMA Pref.Program to contact with nature : Firefly observation event
Every year, from late June, you can see wild Heikebotaru, a kind of firefly found in Japan, in Ura-bandai. Our hotel staff guides you to the observation site. Please join us.
Weekdays from late June to mid-August - [Summer]
Fukushima (Tohoku)
Others (Events Calendar)