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.

Late February every year (tentative)

Katsuyama Sagicho Festival

Fukui

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

Every year from August 2 to 7

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

Late August every year (tentative)

Yoshida Fire Festival

Yamanashi

Mid-November every year (tentative)

Taimatsu Akashi

Fukushima

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Kawarayu Onsen Yukake Festival

Gumma

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

Every year on December 2 to 3

Chichibu Night Festival

Saitama

Every year on January 15

Nozawa Onsen Dosojin Fire Festival

Nagano

Late March every year (tentative)

The Kanoukaen

Nagasaki

Every year on the first Friday to Sunday of August

Jantokoi Uozu Festival

Toyama

Late September every year (tentative)

Kuji Fall Festival

Iwate

Mid-October every year (tentative)

Kanuma Autumn Festival

Tochigi

Every year on the fourth Saturday in November.

Hofu Tenmangu Gojinkousai (Hadakanbo Festival)

Yamaguchi

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