Festivals of Japan : Autumn

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

July - September

Noto “Kiriko” Festival

Ishikawa

Sep.1 - Sep.3

Etchu-Yatsuo Owara Kaze-no-Bon

Toyama

September

Fujisaki Hachimangu Grand Festival

Kumamoto

Sep.16 - Sep.18

Ishioka Festival (Grand Festival of the Hitachi no Kuni Sosha Gu Shrine)

Ibaraki

Sep.16.2017 - Sep.17.2017 (tentative)

Kishiwada Danjiri Festival

Osaka

The three-day period from the third Friday to Sunday in September

Kuji Fall Festival

Iwate

Beginning of October 2017

Sanuki Toyohama Chousa Festival

Kagawa

Oct.7 - Oct.9 (tentative)

Kiritampo Festival

Akita

Oct.7 - Oct.8

Kanuma Autumn Festival

Tochigi

Oct.7 - Oct.8

Otsu Festival

Shiga

Oct.7 - Oct.17

Saijo Festival

Ehime

Oct.7 - Oct.9

Nagasaki Kunchi Festival

Nagasaki

Oct.8 - Oct.10

Marimo Festival

Hokkaido

Oct.8

Matsushiro Sanada Jumangoku Festival

Nagano

The Sunday before Health and Sports Day every year

Niu Festival (Laughter Festival)

Wakayama

Oct.8

Naha Giant Tug of War

Okinawa

3rd Sunday of October and the Saturday before it

Kawagoe Festival

Saitama

Oct.14 - Oct.15

Nada Fighting Festival

Hyogo

Oct.14 - Oct.15

Sake Festival

Hiroshima

Oct.15 - Oct.18 (tentative)

NIIHAMA TAIKO FESTIVAL

Ehime

Early October - Early November (tentative)

Entsuin Temple Fall Foliage Illumination

Miyagi

Undetermined (scheduled for the end of October)

KAWASAKI Halloween

Kanagawa

Late October - Early November

Saga International Balloon Fiesta

Saga

Oct.23 - Oct.25

Ueno Tenjin Festival

Mie

Oct.29

Mt. Mitoku Fire Festival

Tottori

Nov.1 - Nov.30 (tentative)

Korankei Momiji Festival

Aichi

Nov.2 - Nov.3

Ohara Festival

Kagoshima

Nov.4 - Nov.5

Saito Tomb Festival

Miyazaki

Second Saturday of November every year

Taimatsu Akashi

Fukushima

Mid-November

Taketa Bamboo Lantern Chikuraku

Oita

Nov.22 - Nov.24

Ichijo Festival

Kochi

Nov.25

Hofu Tenmangu Gojinkousai (Hadakanbo Festival)

Yamaguchi

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