Festivals of Japan : Illumination

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

Feb.10 - Mar.10

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival

Shizuoka

Apr.1 - Apr.17

Takada Cherry Blossom Festival Takada Park

Niigata

Every fourth Saturday and Sunday in July

Owari Tsushima Tennoh Festival

Aichi

Late August

Kuzuryu Festival 2017 Eiheiji Dai Toro Nagashi

Fukui

Nov.1 - Nov.30 (tentative)

Korankei Momiji Festival

Aichi

Early December - December 31

Sendai Pageant of Starlight

Miyagi

Early February - Mid February

Shiramine Yukidarume Snowmen Festival

Ishikawa

Mid February (tentative)

Yokote Kamakura Festival

Akita

Late January every year (tentative)

Otateyama Festival

Nara

Late January - Mid-February every year (tentative)

Nakiji Gusuku Cherry Blossom Festival –Night Illumination of World Heritage Nakijin Castle Ruins–

Okinawa

Early February every year (tentative)

Sapporo Snow Festival

Hokkaido

Mid-February - Early March every year (tentative)

Nagasaki Lantern Festival

Nagasaki

Late March every year (tentative)

The Kanoukaen

Nagasaki

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Terukuni Shrine Lantern Festival

Kagoshima

Early August - Mid-August every year (tentative)

Nara To-kae

Nara

Mid-August every year (tentative)

O-bon Daikento Lighting Up of Japanese Umbrellas

Tottori

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Yamaga Lantern Festibal

Kumamoto

Late October - Late November every year (tentative)

Entsuin Temple Fall Foliage Illumination

Miyagi

Mid-November every year (tentative)

Taketa Bamboo Lantern Chikuraku

Oita

Late November every year (tentative)

Ichijo Festival

Kochi

Late December every year (tentative)

New Year Memorial Ceremony

Shimane

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