Events

22JUN
KOBE

Himeji Yukata Festival

The Himeji Yukata festival is the oldest festival of its type in Japan, dating back more than 260 years.

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Himeji Yukata Festival
14JUN
OSAKA

Otaue Rice Planting Festival in Osaka

Otaue Rice Planting Festival (御田植神事) is held at Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine in Osaka in mid June, which is one of the most historical and important shrines in Japan.

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Otaue Rice Planting Festival in Osaka
8JUN
TOKYO

Hydrangea Festival in Tokyo

Bunkyo Hydrangea Festival or Bunkyo Ajisai Matsuri (文京あじさいまつり) is a traditional flower event held in Tokyo annually for over 30 years.

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Hydrangea Festival in Tokyo
7JUN
KYOTO

Shinen garden Special Opening in Kyoto

You normally have to pay to enter the Shinen Garden at the famous Heian-jingu Shrine, but during this special opening held on June 7th, you can enter for free.

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Shinen garden Special Opening in Kyoto
7JUN
NAGOYA

Tebasaki Summit 2019 in Nagoya

Tebasaki, or chicken wings, are Nagoya's famous local specialty.

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Tebasaki Summit 2019 in Nagoya
5JUN
OKINAWA

Naha Hari in Okinawa

The people of Okinawa celebrate Hari Festivals to wish for a bountiful fish harvest and safety and protection at sea. It is usually held in early June.

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Naha Hari in Okinawa
1JUN
YOKOHAMA

Yokohama Port Festival 2019

A festival celebrating the opening of Yokohama port. The main site of the festival is at Rinko Park in the Minato Mirai 21 area.

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Yokohama Port Festival 2019
17MAY
YOKOHAMA

Sankeien Garden Firefly Evening 2019

The Sankeien Garden in Yokohama is known for its scenic beauty and seasonal events. In the early summer, it is time for the firefly viewing.

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Sankeien Garden Firefly Evening 2019
15MAY
KYOTO

Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto

Considered one of the three most important festivals in Kyoto, the Aoi Matsuri takes place on the 15th of May each year.

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Aoi Matsuri in Kyoto
8MAY
KOBE

Byakugo-ji Temple Wisteria Festival

Surrounded by seasonal trees and flowers, Byakugo-ji Temple looks like a garden but is an old temple in Tamba City with 1300 years of history.

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Byakugo-ji Temple Wisteria Festival