Festivals of Japan : Winter

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

Early January every year (tentative)

Nanokado Hadaka-mairi

Fukushima

Early January - Mid-January every year (tentative)

Toka Ebisu Festival (Imamiya Ebisu Shrine)

Osaka

Early January - Mid-January every year (tentative)

Toka Ebisu Festival

Hyogo

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Nozawa Onsen Dosojin Fire Festival

Nagano

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Kawarayu Onsen Yukake Festival

Gumma

Late January every year (tentative)

Otateyama Festival

Nara

Late January - Mid-February every year (tentative)

Nakiji Gusuku Cherry Blossom Festival –Night Illumination of World Heritage Nakijin Castle Ruins–

Okinawa

Early February every year (tentative)

Sapporo Snow Festival

Hokkaido

Early February every year (tentative)

Iwate snow festival

Iwate

Early February - Mid-February every year (tentative)

Shiramine Yukidarume Snowmen Festival

Ishikawa

Early February - Early March every year (tentative)

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival

Shizuoka

Early February - Mid-February every year (tentative)

Miyajima Oyster Festival

Hiroshima

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Hachinohe Enburi

Aomori

Mid February every year (tentative)

Yokote Kamakura Festival

Akita

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Jizo Exorcism Festival

Yamanashi

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Tokamachi Snow Festival

Niigata

Mid-February - Early March every year (tentative)

Nagasaki Lantern Festival

Nagasaki

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Saidaiji Temple Eyo

Okayama

Mid-February - Early April every year (tentative)

BIG HINA MATSURI

Tokushima

Early February every year (tentative)

YAMAGATA snow festival

Yamagata

Late February - Early March every year (tentative)

Katsuura Big Doll Festival

Chiba

Late February every year (tentative)

Katsuyama Sagicho Festival

Fukui

Early December - Late December every year (tentative)

Sendai Pageant of Starlight

Miyagi

Early December every year (tentative)

Chichibu Night Festival

Saitama

Late December every year (tentative)

New Year Memorial Ceremony

Shimane

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