Festivals of Japan : Shrines and temples

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-February every year (tentative)

Jizo Exorcism Festival

Yamanashi

Mid-February every year (tentative)

Saidaiji Temple Eyo

Okayama

Early March every year (tentative)

Hina Nagashi

Wakayama

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Washibara Hachimangu Shrine Yabusame Shinji

Shimane

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Nobeoka Daishi Matsuri

Miyazaki

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Nagahama Hikiyama Festival

Shiga

Spring Takayama Festival (Sanno Festival) Mid-April every year (tentative) [Autumn Festival (Hachiman Festival) Early October every year (tentative)

Takayama Festival

Gifu

Mid-April every year (tentative)

Furukawa Festival

Gifu

Early May every year (tentative)

Shimonoseki Kaikyo Festival

Yamaguchi

Mid-May every year (tentative)

Nikko Toshogu Shrine Annual Grand Spring Festival

Tochigi

Mid-May every year (tentative)

Kanda Festival

Tokyo

Mid-May - Late May every year (tentative)

Mikuni Festival

Fukui

Mid-May every year (tentative)

Sanja Festival

Tokyo

Mid-May every year (tentative)

OGAKI FESTIVAL

Gifu

Mid-June every year (tentative)

Sanno Festival

Tokyo

Late June - Late July every year (tentative)

Tenjin Festival (Osaka Tenmangu Shrine)

Osaka

Early July every year (tentative)

Narita Gion Festival

Chiba

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Nachi Fire Festival

Wakayama

Mid-July every year (tentative)

Terukuni Shrine Lantern Festival

Kagoshima

Late July every year (tentative)

Owari Tsushima Tennoh Festival

Aichi

Late July every year (tentative)

Hamasaki Gion Festival

Saga

Early August every year (tentative)

ishidori matsuri

Mie

Mid-August every year (tentative)

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)

Tokyo

Late August every year (tentative)

Yoshida Fire Festival

Yamanashi

Early September every year (tentative)

Fujisaki Hachimangu Grand Festival

Kumamoto

Mid-September every year (tentative)

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

Ibaraki

Early October every year (tentative)

Sanuki Toyohama Chousa Festival

Kagawa

Early October every year (tentative)

Kanuma Autumn Festival

Tochigi

Early October - Mid-October every year (tentative)

Saijo Festival

Ehime

Early October every year (tentative)

Nagasaki Kunchi Festival

Nagasaki

Early October every year (tentative)

Niu Festival (Laughter Festival)

Wakayama

Late October every year (tentative)

Ueno Tenjin Festival

Mie

Late October every year (tentative)

Mt. Mitoku Fire Festival

Tottori

Late November every year (tentative)

Hofu Tenmangu Gojinkousai (Hadakanbo Festival)

Yamaguchi

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