Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image Nagasaki Kunchi, Autumn Festival at Suwa Jinja Shrine ›› More
7th - 9th October, 2019 | at Suwa Jinja Shrine, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Pref.   ›› official web

Image Fire Crossing, Ontakesan, Ichinoseki, Iwate ›› More
8th October, 2019 | Ontakesan, Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.  ›› official website

Image Takayama Matsuri at Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama, Gifu ›› More
9th & 10th October, 2019 | Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Annual Grand Festival of Kotohiragu Shrine, Kagawa ›› More
9th - 11th October, 2019 | Kotohira-City, Kagawa    ›› official web

Image Tsujimagaku & Tsujikagura (dance & music), Hiji, Oita ›› More
10th October, 2019 | Hiji Town, Oita Pref.    ›› official web

Image Sakura Autumn Festival (float parade), Chiba ›› More
11th - 13th October, 2019 | Sakura City, Chiba Pref.    ›› official website

Image O-E-Shiki at Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Ohta, Tokyo ›› More
11th - 13th October, 2019 | at Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Ohta, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto ›› More
11th - 13th October, 2019 | Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image Funeral Ceremony for dolls, Nagareyama, Chiba ›› More
12th October, 2019 | Nagareyama City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official website

Image Asama Onsen Taimatsu Festival, Matsumoto, Nagano ›› More
12th October, 2019 | at Asama Onsen, Matsumoto City, Nagano Pref.   ›› official web

Image Miho Hagoromo Matsu Festival, Shizuoka ›› More
12th October, 2019 | Shizuoka    ›› official web

Image Kouzoniri (God coming shrine), Miyoshi, Hiroshima ›› More
12th October, 2019 | at Tsujihachiman Shrine, Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Pref.  ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival at Tanagura Town, Fukushima ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | at Tanagura Town, Shirakawa, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Autumn Festival, Tamai Shrine, Otama Village, Fukushima ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | at Tamai Shrine, Otama Village, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Michinoku YOSAKOI Festival, Sendai ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | Sendai, Miyagi Pref.     ›› official web

Image Fukuro Matsuri, Ikebukuro Station West Exit area, Toshima-ku, Tokyo ›› More
12th & 13th October 2019 | Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo ›› official web

Image Lighting Festival with Mino Japanese Papers, Gifu ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | Mino City, Gifu Pref.    ›› official web

Image Tsu Matsuri (dance & parade), Tsu, Mie ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | Tsu City, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Otsu Matsuri (Float Parade), Otsu, Shiga ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (speedy float parade), Osaka ›› More
12th & 13th October, 2019 | Kishiwada City, Osaka   ›› official web

Image Nagoya Pet Show 2019, at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi  ›› More
12th - 14th October, 2019 | Port Messe Nagoya, Minatoku, Nagoya, Aichi ›› official website

Image Shigaraki Earthenware Sale Event, Kouga, Shiga ›› More
12th - 14th October, 2019 | Shigaraki Town, Kouga City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Deer-horn Cutting Ceremony, Nara ›› More
12th - 14th October, 2019 | Nara    ›› official web

Image Saijo Matsuri Festival, Ehime ›› More
12th - 17th October, 2019 | Saijo-City, Ehime    ›› official web

Image Harimichi Abare Dashi (Vivid float), Nihonmatsu, Fukushima ›› More
13th October, 2019 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.     ›› official web

Image Taisho Period Festival, Yono Railway Station ›› More
13th October, 2019 | Yono, Saitama    ›› official web

Image O-Edo Mikoshi Matsuri (float parade), Kiba Park, Tokyo ›› More
13th October, 2019 | at Kiba Park, Koto, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Warai Matsuri (smiling & laghing), Hidakagawa, Wakayama ›› More
13th October, 2019 | Hidakagawa Town, Wakayama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kebesu-sai (Fire Fighting Festival), Kunisaki, Oita ›› More
14th October, 2019 | Kunisaki City, Oita Pref.    ›› official web

Image Hiraoka Matsuri, Autumn Ritual at Hiraoka Jinaja, Osaka ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2019 | at Hiraoka Jinaja Shrine, Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka   ›› official web

Image Kenka (battles) Festival at Himeji City, Hyogo ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2019 | at Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official web

Image Mikame Autumn Festival, Seiyo, Ehime ›› More
14th - 16th October, 2019 | Seiyo City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official web

Long-run Events in this week

Image Ukai (Cormorant Fishing) on Nagara River, Gifu ›› More
11th May - 15th October, 2019 | on the Nagara River, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Okayama International Music Festival 2019, some 50 places in Okayama City ›› More
28th September - 14th October, 2019 | some 50 places in Okayama City  ›› official web

Image The Kingdom of Light illumination, Nagasaki ›› More
5th October 2019 - 6th May, 2020 | Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki    ›› official web

Art Exhibition

Image Four seasons in a glass at FAN Museum(Fujiwara Kei Memorial house), Honami, Bizen City, Okayama ›› More
6th April - 27th October, 2019 | FAN Museum(Fujiwara Kei Memorial house), Honami, Bizen City, Okayama ›› official website

Image The House is Singing; at Kazenosawa Museum, Kurihara, Miyagi ›› More
14th April - 20th October, 2019 | Kazenosawa Museum, Kurihara, Miyagi ›› official website

October, Kannazuki (神無月, "Month of the Gods")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in October
Second Monday of October [Health and Sports Day (taiiku no hi)] Respect for the elderly and longevity are celebrated on this national holiday.

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November, Shimotsuki (霜月, "Month of Frost")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in November
3rd of November  [Bunka no hi] festival for 3-year-old boys and girls, 5-year-old boys and 7-year . . . . . . .  ›› read more
15th of November  [7-5-3] festival for 3-year-old boys and girls, 5-year-old boys and 7-year . . . . . . .  ›› read more
23rd of Nobember  [Kinrou Kansha no hi] November 23rd is Labor Thanksgiving Day, which was established as . . .  ›› read more

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December, Shiwasu (師走, "We All RUN")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in December
22nd of December  [Touji] Winter Solstice or Midwinter occurs around December 22nd each year . . .  ›› read more
23rd of December  [Emperor's Birthday] The Emperor, with the Empress, receives the congratulations . . .  ›› read more

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