Festivals of Japan : Spring

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

Feb.10 - Mar.10

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival

Shizuoka

Apr.1 - Apr.17

Takada Cherry Blossom Festival Takada Park

Niigata

Early April 2018

SHINGENーKO FESTIVAL ~The largest samurai parade in the world~

Yamanashi

No fixed date (normally from Apr.1 - Apr.30)

Takato Cherry Blossom Festival

Nagano

Every year on first weekend of April

Inuyama Festival

Aichi

Apr.1 - May.7

Iga Ueno NINJA Festa

Mie

Apr.2

Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival

Gumma

Apr.13 - Apr.16

Nagahama Hikiyama Festival

Shiga

Spring Takayama Festival (Sanno Festival) Apr.14 - Apr.15 (Every Year) [Autumn Festival (Hachiman Festival) Oct.9 - Oct.10 (Every Year)]

Takayama Festival

Gifu

Apr.19 - Apr.20 (Every Year)

Furukawa Festival

Gifu

Apr.20 - May.5

The Sakura Festival of Kakunodate

Akita

Late April - Early May

Yonezawa Uesugi Festival

Yamagata

Late April - Mid May

Nemophila Harmony

Ibaraki

May.1

Takaoka Mikuruma-yama Festival

Toyama

May.3

Odawara Hojo Godai Festival

Kanagawa

May.3 - May.5

Seihakusai Festival

Ishikawa

May.3 - May.5

Hamamatsu Festival

Shizuoka

Mid May

Kanda Festival

Tokyo

Friday-Sunday in mid-May

Sanja Festival

Tokyo

Every year on the Saturday and Sunday before May 15th.

OGAKI FESTIVAL

Gifu

May.19- May.21 (every year)

Mikuni Festival

Fukui

Late February - Late March

Mito Plum Blossom Festival

Ibaraki

Feb.23 - Mar.4

Katsuura Big Doll Festival

Chiba

May.17 - May.18

Nikko Toshogu Shrine Annual Grand Spring Festival

Tochigi

Mid-February - Early March every year (tentative)

Nagasaki Lantern Festival

Nagasaki

Mid-February - Early April every year (tentative)

BIG HINA MATSURI

Tokushima

Early March every year (tentative)

Hina Nagashi

Wakayama

Late March every year (tentative)

Nagashibina in Mochigase

Tottori

Late March every year (tentative)

The Kanoukaen

Nagasaki

Early April every year (tentative)

Shibata Cherry Blossom Festival & Ogawara Cherry Blossom Festival

Miyagi

Early April every year (tentative)

Beppu Hatto Hot Spring Festival

Oita

Early April every year (tentative)

Washibara Hachimangu Shrine Yabusame Shinji

Shimane

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Hana Haru Festa

Tokushima

Mid-April every year (tentative)

The Ushibuka Haiya Festibal

Kumamoto

Late April every year (tentative)

Tosa Akaoka Dorome Festival

Kochi

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Nobeoka Daishi Matsuri

Miyazaki

Late April - Early May every year (tentative)

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival

Aomori

Late April - Early May every year (tentative)

Arita Ceramic Bazaar

Saga

Early May every year (tentative)

Heartland Kurashiki

Okayama

Early May - Late May every year (tentative)

Tomonoura, Sea Bream Net-fishing

Hiroshima

Early May every year (tentative)

Shimonoseki Kaikyo Festival

Yamaguchi

Early May every year (tentative)

Marugame Castle Festival

Kagawa

Early May - Late May every year (tentative)

Fukigae Dunes Sand Sculpture Festival

Kagoshima

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