Festivals of Japan : Kanto

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 - Late March every year (tentative)

Mito Plum Blossom Festival

Ibaraki

Late February - Early March every year (tentative)

Katsuura Big Doll Festival

Chiba

Late April - Mid-May every year (tentative)

Nemophila Harmony

Ibaraki

Early May every year (tentative)

Odawara Hojo Godai Festival

Kanagawa

Mid-May every year (tentative)

Kanda Festival

Tokyo

Mid-May every year (tentative)

Sanja Festival

Tokyo

Mid-June every year (tentative)

Sanno Festival

Tokyo

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-August every year (tentative)

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Kawarayu Onsen Yukake Festival

Gumma

Early April every year (tentative)

Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival

Gumma

Every year on December 2 to 3

Chichibu Night Festival

Saitama

May 17 and 18 every year

Nikko Toshogu Shrine Annual Grand Spring Festival

Tochigi

Every year from July 20 to 23

Kumagaya Fan Festival

Saitama

Every year on the Friday to Sunday that includes the fourth Saturday of July.

Yama-age Festival

Tochigi

Every year for the three days of Friday to Sunday in the first week of August.

Kiryu Yagibushi Festival

Gumma

Every year on September 15 and for three days with Respect for the Aged Day as the last days.

Ishioka Festival (Grand Festival of the Hitachi no Kuni Sosha Gu Shrine)

Ibaraki

Every year on the third Saturday/Sunday of October

Kawagoe Festival

Saitama

Mid-October every year (tentative)

Kanuma Autumn Festival

Tochigi

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