Festivals of Japan : Summer

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

Mid June

Sanno Festival

Tokyo

Late June,2017 - June.25.2017

Tenjin Festival (Osaka Tenmangu Shrine)

Osaka

July - September

Noto “Kiriko” Festival

Ishikawa

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.20 - Jul.22

Kumagaya Fan Festival

Saitama

Every fourth Saturday and Sunday in July

Owari Tsushima Tennoh Festival

Aichi

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

Soma-Nomaoi

Fukushima

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.5 - Aug.7

Yamagata Hanagasa Festival

Yamagata

Aug.8

Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Festival

Shiga

Several days in mid-August including August 15th

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

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

Early June - Mid-June every year (tentative)

YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL

Hokkaido

Early July every year (tentative)

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival

Fukuoka

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Nachi Fire Festival

Wakayama

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Kokura Gion Daiko Drums

Fukuoka

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Terukuni Shrine Lantern Festival

Kagoshima

Late July every year (tentative)

TOBATA GION OYAMAGASA

Fukuoka

Late July every year (tentative)

Warei Shrine Festival,Uwajima Ushioni Festival

Ehime

Late July every year (tentative)

Hamasaki Gion Festival

Saga

Early August every year (tentative)

Sansa Odori Festival

Iwate

Early August every year (tentative)

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Early August every year (tentative)

Oita Tanabata Festival

Oita

Early August every year (tentative)

10,000 Eisa Dance Parade

Okinawa

Early August - Mid-August every year (tentative)

Nara To-kae

Nara

Early August every year (tentative)

Hyuga Hyottoko Mask Summer Festival

Miyazaki

Early August - Mid-August every year (tentative)

Yosakoi Festival

Kochi

Mid-August every year (tentative)

O-bon Daikento Lighting Up of Japanese Umbrellas

Tottori

Mid-August every year (tentative)

The awa dance(awa odori) in tokushima city

Tokushima

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Sanuki Takamatsu Festival

Kagawa

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Kanmon Kaikyo Fireworks Festival

Yamaguchi

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Tamba Sasayama Dekansho Festival

Hyogo

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Bicchu Takahashi Matsuyama Odori

Okayama

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Yamaga Lantern Festibal

Kumamoto

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