Festivals of Japan : Hokkaido Tohoku

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

Late April - Early May every year (tentative)

Yonezawa Uesugi Festival

Yamagata

Every year from August 2 to 7

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Mid-November every year (tentative)

Taimatsu Akashi

Fukushima

Every year for the 3 days of the Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the second week of October

Kiritampo Festival

Akita

Late October - Late November every year (tentative)

Entsuin Temple Fall Foliage Illumination

Miyagi

Every year on January 7

Nanokado Hadaka-mairi

Fukushima

Early to mid-April *Timings may differ depending on the state of bloom of the cherry trees.

Shibata Cherry Blossom Festival & Ogawara Cherry Blossom Festival

Miyagi

Every year from August 5 to 7

Yamagata Hanagasa Festival

Yamagata

October 8 to 10 (fixed dates every year)

Marimo Festival

Hokkaido

Late November to February 14

Yamagata Sound & Light Fantasia 2021

Yamagata

Early December - Late December every year (tentative)

Sendai Pageant of Starlight

Miyagi

Early February every year (tentative)

Sapporo Snow Festival

Hokkaido

Early February every year (tentative)

Iwate snow festival

Iwate

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Hachinohe Enburi

Aomori

February 15 and 16 each year

Yokote Kamakura Festival

Akita

April 20–May 5 every year

The Sakura Festival of Kakunodate

Akita

April 23–May 5 every year

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival

Aomori

Early June - Mid-June every year (tentative)

YOSAKOI SORAN FESTIVAL

Hokkaido

Late July every year (tentative)

Soma-Nomaoi

Fukushima

Early August every year (tentative)

Sansa Odori Festival

Iwate

Late September every year (tentative)

Kuji Fall Festival

Iwate

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