Festivals of Japan : Bravery

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

* Due to COVID-19, many festivals are being cancelled this year. Please check each festival on the official website to confirm if it will take place or not.

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Nozawa Onsen Dosojin Fire Festival

Nagano

Late February every year (tentative)

Katsuyama Sagicho Festival

Fukui

Late March every year (tentative)

The Kanoukaen

Nagasaki

Early April every year (tentative)

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

Yamanashi

Early April every year (tentative)

Inuyama Festival

Aichi

Early May every year (tentative)

Odawara Hojo Godai Festival

Kanagawa

Mid-May every year (tentative)

Sanja Festival

Tokyo

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Nachi Fire Festival

Wakayama

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Kokura Gion Daiko Drums

Fukuoka

Late July every year (tentative)

Soma-Nomaoi

Fukushima

Early August every year (tentative)

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Early August every year (tentative)

Jantokoi Uozu Festival

Toyama

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

Late August every year (tentative)

Yoshida Fire Festival

Yamanashi

Mid-September every year (tentative)

Kishiwada Danjiri Festival

Osaka

Late September every year (tentative)

Kuji Fall Festival

Iwate

Mid-October every year (tentative)

Kanuma Autumn Festival

Tochigi

Mid-November every year (tentative)

Taimatsu Akashi

Fukushima

Late November every year (tentative)

Hofu Tenmangu Gojinkousai (Hadakanbo Festival)

Yamaguchi

Early December every year (tentative)

Chichibu Night Festival

Saitama

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Kawarayu Onsen Yukake Festival

Gumma

Late January every year (tentative)

Nara Chitose Hogu-hogu Festival (Otateyama Festival 2020)

Nara

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Saidaiji Temple Eyo

Okayama

Early April every year (tentative)

Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival

Gumma

Early May every year (tentative)

Takaoka Mikuruma-yama Festival

Toyama

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