Festivals of Japan : Summer

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

Early June - Mid-June every year (tentative)

YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL

Hokkaido

Mid-June every year (tentative)

Sanno Festival

Tokyo

Late June - Late July every year (tentative)

Tenjin Festival (Osaka Tenmangu Shrine)

Osaka

Early July - Late September every year (tentative)

Noto “Kiriko” Festival

Ishikawa

Early July every year (tentative)

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival

Fukuoka

Early July every year (tentative)

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Kanagawa

Early July every year (tentative)

Narita Gion Festival

Chiba

Mid-July every year (tentative) (Autumn Festival: Mid-October every year (tentative))

Grand Festival of Sawara

Chiba

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

Mid-July - Late July every year (tentative)

Kumagaya Fan Festival

Saitama

Late July every year (tentative)

TOBATA GION OYAMAGASA

Fukuoka

Late July every year (tentative)

Owari Tsushima Tennoh Festival

Aichi

Late July every year (tentative)

Warei Shrine Festival,Uwajima Ushioni Festival

Ehime

Late July every year (tentative)

Hamasaki Gion Festival

Saga

Late July every year (tentative)

Yama-age Festival

Tochigi

Late July every year (tentative)

Soma-Nomaoi

Fukushima

Early August every year (tentative)

Sansa Odori Festival

Iwate

Early August every year (tentative)

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Early August every year (tentative)

Nagaoka Festival Grand Fireworks Show

Niigata

Early August every year (tentative)

Kiryu Yagibushi Festival

Gumma

Early August every year (tentative)

Jantokoi Uozu Festival

Toyama

Early August every year (tentative)

Shimizu Port Festival

Shizuoka

Early August every year (tentative)

ishidori matsuri

Mie

Early August every year (tentative)

Oita Tanabata Festival

Oita

Early August every year (tentative)

10,000 Eisa Dance Parade

Okinawa

Early August every year (tentative)

Yamagata Hanagasa Festival

Yamagata

Early August - Mid-August every year (tentative)

Nara To-kae

Nara

Early August every year (tentative)

Hyuga Hyottoko Mask Summer Festival

Miyazaki

Early August every year (tentative)

Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Festival

Shiga

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)

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Yamaga Lantern Festibal

Kumamoto

Late August every year (tentative)

Kuzuryu Festival Eiheiji Dai Toro Nagashi

Fukui

Late August every year (tentative)

Yoshida Fire Festival

Yamanashi

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