1 Jul
31 Jul

Gion Matsuri

Kyoto City, Kyoto Pref.

Over 1000 Years Over 1000 Years All Day All Day See See Kansai Kansai

【UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage】Gion Matsuri is an annual festival of the Yasaka Shrine located in Higashiyama of Kyoto, and is one of the three biggest festivals of Japan. When July...

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23 Jun
24 Jun

Sennichi-Mairi Houzuki Ennichi

Minato City, Tokyo Pref.

Afternoon Afternoon See See Tokyo Tokyo

This festival is the origin of the many Houzuki (Japanese lantern plant) markets that have spread to many areas of Japan. The festival began in the Edo period due to...

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10 Jun

Chagu-chagu Umakko

Morioka & Takizawa City – Yahaba Town, Iwate Pref.

Afternoon Afternoon See See Tohoku Tohoku

This festival features approximately 100 horses dressed up in all colors imaginable, parading through the towns. The horses march a 13km route from Onikoshi Sozen Shrine to Morioka Hachimangu Shrine...

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22 Jun

Akasaki Matsuri

Toba City, Mie Pref.

Over 400 Years Over 400 Years Night Night See See Kansai Kansai

This festival has been marking the start of summer in Toba City for over 800 years. The locals love it so much they call the festival Akasaki-San. Since so many...

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7 Jun
11 Jun

YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL

Sapporo City, Hokkaido Pref.

Night Night Join Join Hokkaido Hokkaido

Sapporo, the city of snow during winter, becomes lush with green in June.In this city, the amazing festival YOSAKOI Soran is held in and around Menuki Street and Odori Park.This...

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