Festivals of Japan

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

Aomori Nebuta Festival - Aomori

The procession of dozens of large nebuta floats, featuring brave floats and hayashi music with haneto dancers shouting, “Rassera,” light up the summer nights.
Anyone can put on a costume and participate in the festival, which runs along a 3.1 km long course at night on August 2-6 and during the day on August 7. An ocean procession and fireworks festival are held on the night of August 7.

Event Dates Early August every year (tentative)
Event Details Festivals cancelled this year
Official site https://www.nebuta.jp/
Location (venue) National Route 4, National Route 7, and around Shinmachi Street
Address Aomori-shi, Aomori
Price Free admission in principle. Paid viewing seats: August 2 to 6: 3,500 yen, August 7: 3,500 yen in the day and 7,500 yen for day + night
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Region Hokkaido Tohoku
Category Bravery, Traditional performing arts

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Jul.13.2020

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