Festivals of Japan : Traditional performing arts

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

Early January every year (tentative)

Nanokado Hadaka-mairi

Fukushima

Early January - Mid-January every year (tentative)

Toka Ebisu Festival (Imamiya Ebisu Shrine)

Osaka

Early January - Mid-January every year (tentative)

Toka Ebisu Festival

Hyogo

Mid-January every year (tentative)

Nozawa Onsen Dosojin Fire Festival

Nagano

Early February - Mid-February every year (tentative)

Miyajima Oyster Festival

Hiroshima

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Hachinohe Enburi

Aomori

Mid-February - Early April every year (tentative)

BIG HINA MATSURI

Tokushima

Late February - Early March every year (tentative)

Katsuura Big Doll Festival

Chiba

Early March every year (tentative)

Hina Nagashi

Wakayama

Late March every year (tentative)

Nagashibina in Mochigase

Tottori

Early April every year (tentative)

Beppu Hatto Hot Spring Festival

Oita

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Washibara Hachimangu Shrine Yabusame Shinji

Shimane

Mid-April every year (tentative)

The Ushibuka Haiya Festibal

Kumamoto

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Nagahama Hikiyama Festival

Shiga

Late April - Early May every year (tentative)

Iga Ueno NINJA Festa

Mie

Late April - Early May every year (tentative)

Arita Ceramic Bazaar

Saga

Early May every year (tentative)

Kurashiki Fujimusume Monogatari -39th Heartland Kurashiki-

Okayama

Early May - Late May every year (tentative)

Tomonoura, Sea Bream Net-fishing

Hiroshima

Early May every year (tentative)

Hamamatsu Festival

Shizuoka

Mid-May every year (tentative)

OGAKI FESTIVAL

Gifu

Early July every year (tentative)

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Kanagawa

Mid-July every year (tentative) (Autumn Festival: Mid-October every year (tentative))

Grand Festival of Sawara

Chiba

Late July every year (tentative)

Soma-Nomaoi

Fukushima

Early August every year (tentative)

Aomori Nebuta Festival

Aomori

Early August every year (tentative)

Kiryu Yagibushi Festival

Gumma

Early August every year (tentative)

Oita Tanabata Festival

Oita

Early August every year (tentative)

Hyuga Hyottoko Mask Summer Festival

Miyazaki

Mid-August every year (tentative)

O-bon Daikento Lighting Up of Japanese Umbrellas

Tottori

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Bicchu Takahashi Matsuyama Odori

Okayama

Late August every year (tentative)

Kuzuryu Festival Eiheiji Dai Toro Nagashi

Fukui

Early September every year (tentative)

Etchu-Yatsuo Owara Kaze-no-Bon

Toyama

Late September every year (tentative)

Kuji Fall Festival

Iwate

Early October every year (tentative)

Marimo Festival

Hokkaido

Early October every year (tentative)

Naha Giant Tug of War

Okinawa

Mid-October every year (tentative)

Fall Pottery Festival

Shimane

Mid-October every year (tentative)

Niu Festival (Laughter Festival)

Wakayama

Late October every year (tentative)

Mt. Mitoku Fire Festival

Tottori

Early November every year (tentative)

Ohara Festival

Kagoshima

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