Festivals of Japan : Summer

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

Jun.7 - Jun.11

YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL

Hokkaido

Mid June

Sanno Festival

Tokyo

Late June,2017 - June.25.2017

Tenjin Festival (Osaka Tenmangu Shrine)

Osaka

July - September

Noto “Kiriko” Festival

Ishikawa

July

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival

Fukuoka

Three days around July 7th every year

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Kanagawa

Jul.7 - Jul.9

Narita Gion Festival

Chiba

Jul.14 - Jul.16 (Autumn Festival: Oct.13 - Oct.15)

Grand Festival of Sawara

Chiba

Jul.14

Nachi Fire Festival

Wakayama

Third Friday to Sunday in July every year

Kokura Gion Daiko Drums

Fukuoka

Jul.15 - Jul.16

Terukuni Shrine Lantern Festival

Kagoshima

Jul.20 - Jul.22

Kumagaya Fan Festival

Saitama

Every year it is held over three days that include the fourth Saturday of July.

TOBATA GION OYAMAGASA

Fukuoka

Every fourth Saturday and Sunday in July

Owari Tsushima Tennoh Festival

Aichi

Jul.22 - Jul.24

Warei Shrine Festival,Uwajima Ushioni Festival

Ehime

The fourth Saturday and Sunday of July every year

Hamasaki Gion Festival

Saga

Last Saturday to Monday in July (July.29.2017 - July.31.2017)

Soma-Nomaoi

Fukushima

Aug.1 - Aug.4

Sansa Odori Festival

Iwate

2017/08/02 - 2017/08/07 (August 1 is the festival eve)

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Aug.2 - Aug.3

Nagaoka Festival Grand Fireworks Show

Niigata

Aug.4 - Aug.6

Kiryu Yagibushi Festival

Gumma

Aug.4 - Aug.6

Jantokoi Uozu Festival

Toyama

Aug.4 - Aug.6

Shimizu Port Festival

Shizuoka

Aug.4 - Aug.6

ishidori matsuri

Mie

Aug.4 - Aug.6

Oita Tanabata Festival

Oita

August 4 Pre-night festival eve 17:30-19:00 Palette Kumoji Square August 5 Night festival eve 16:00-18:00 Saion Square August 6 Parade 13:00-18:30 

10,000 Eisa Dance Parade

Okinawa

Aug.5 - Aug.7

Yamagata Hanagasa Festival

Yamagata

Aug.5 - Aug.14

Nara To-kae

Nara

The first Saturday of August every year (festival eve is on Friday)

Hyuga Hyottoko Mask Summer Festival

Miyazaki

Aug.8

Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Festival

Shiga

Aug.9 - Aug.12

Yosakoi Festival

Kochi

Mid August. 2017

O-bon Daikento Lighting Up of Japanese Umbrellas

Tottori

Aug.12 - Aug.15

The awa dance(awa odori) in tokushima city

Tokushima

Aug.12 - Aug.14

Sanuki Takamatsu Festival

Kagawa

Aug.13

Kanmon Kaikyo Fireworks Festival

Yamaguchi

Aug.14 - Aug.15

Tamba Sasayama Dekansho Festival

Hyogo

Aug.14 - Aug.16

Bicchu Takahashi Matsuyama Odori

Okayama

Several days in mid-August including August 15th

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

Aug.15 - Aug.16

Yamaga Lantern Festibal

Kumamoto

Late August

Kuzuryu Festival 2017 Eiheiji Dai Toro Nagashi

Fukui

Aug.26-Aug.27 (every year)

Yoshida Fire Festival

Yamanashi

Jul.27 - Jul.29

Yama-age Festival

Tochigi

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