Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image Myoken Taisai (Summer Festival), Chiba ›› More
16th - 22nd August, 2018 | Chiba City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official website

Image Sumida Street Jazz Festival, Kinshichou, Tokyo ›› More
17th - 19th August, 2018 | Sumidaku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Earth Celebration on Sado Island, Niigata ›› More
17th - 19th August, 2018 | on Sado Island, Niigata Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hitachinaka Festival, Ibaragi Pref. ›› More
18th & 19th August, 2018 | Hitachinaka City, Ibaragi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Summer Sonic (music festival), Tokyo & Osaka ›› More
18th & 19th August, 2018 | Makuhari, Tokyo & Maishima, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Honba Tsurusaki Odori Taikai at Tsurusaki Park Ground, Tsurusaki, Oita ›› More
18th & 19th August, 2018 | Tsurusaki Park Ground, Tsurusaki, Oita Pref.   ›› official website

Image Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival (classical & opera), Matsumoto, Nagano ›› More
18th August - 7th September, 2018 | Matsumoto City, Nagano Pref.   ›› official website

Image Teppo Matsuri (rifle shooting), Tanegashima, Kagoshima ›› More
19th August, 2018 | Tanegashima Island, Kagoshima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Mantouren Gyoretu (lantern parade), Nagareyama, Chiba ›› More
22nd August, 2018 | Nagareyama City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tsuruichi Hanagasa Hoko Matsuri, Nakatsu, Oita ›› More
22nd & 23rd August, 2018 | Nakatsu City, Oita   ›› official website

Image Wajima Summer Festival, Ishikawa ›› More
22nd - 25th August, 2018 | Wajima City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shimokuro Komasekison Matsuri, Fuefuki, Yamanashi ›› More
23rd August, 2018 | Fuefuki City, Yamanashi Pref.   ›› official website

Image JAPAN DIY HOMECENTER SHOW, Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› More
23rd - 25th August, 2018 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba   ›› official website

Image HIROSHIMA 2018, International Animation Festival ›› More
23rd - 27th August, 2018 | Aster Plaza, Hiroshima   ›› official website

Image Gangara Hi-matsuri (fire festival), Ikeda, Osaka ›› More
24th August, 2018 | Ikeda City, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Yotaka Andon Matsuri, Numata, Hokkaido ›› More
24th & 25th August, 2018 | Numata Town, Hokkaido   ›› official website

Image Oeda Matsuri & Bon Dance at Hamamachi Park, Tokyo ›› More
24th & 25th August, 2018 | Hamamachi Park, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Otsuka Awa Odori (Bon Dance), Toshima, Tokyo ›› More
24th & 25th August, 2018 | Otsuka, Toshima, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Shinjo Matsuri Festival, Shinjo, Yamagata Pref. ›› More
24th - 26th August, 2018 | Shinjo, Yamagata Pref.   ›› official website

Image Goshinkousai at Hoko Jinja Shrine, Hokota, Ibaragi ›› More
24th - 26th August, 2018 | Hokota City, Ibaragi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kameido Tenjin Taisai, Koto-ku, Tokyo ›› More
24th - 26th August, 2018 | Koto-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Guzuyaki Matsuri (fire festival), Kaga, Ishikawa ›› More
24th - 26th August, 2018 | Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Nippon Domannaka Matsuri, center of Japan Festival ›› More
24th - 26th August, 2018 | center of Japan, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image All Japan Fireworks Competition in Omagari in Akita ›› More
25th August, 2018 | in Omagari in Akita   ›› official website

Image Kasagake Matsuri (ice float parade), Midori, Gunma ›› More
25th August, 2018 | Midori City, Gunma Pref.   ›› official website

Image Asakusa Samba Carnival in Taito ward in Tokyo ›› More
25th August, 2018 | in Taito ward in Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Super Yosakoi Dance Festival at Harajuku, Tokyo ›› More
25th & 26th August, 2018 | at Harajuku, Shibuya, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Koenji Awa Odori (Bon Dance), Suginami, Tokyo ›› More
25th & 26th August, 2018 | Koenji, Suginami, Tokyo   ›› official website

Long-run Events in this week

Image Kamo River Summer Terrace beside Kamo River, Kyoto ›› More
1st May - 30th September, 2018 | Kamo River, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image Light-up Promenade in ancient city of Nara  ›› More
14th July - 23rd September, 2018 | in ancient city of Nara    ›› official website

Image Akeno Sunflower Festival, Hokuto City, Yamanashi ›› More
21st July - 19th August, 2018 | Hokuto City, Yamanashi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Gujo Odori - Folk Dance Meet - at Hachiman-cho, Gujo, Gifu ›› More
Aug. 1-5, 7-16, 18-20, 24-25 & Sept. 1-2, 8 2018 | Hachiman-cho, Gujo ›› official website

Image Atami Kaijo Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display)  ›› More
5th, 8th, 19th, 24th and 30th August, 2018 | Atami, Shizuoka    ›› official website

August, Hazuki (葉月, "Month of Leaves")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in August
11th August  [yama-no-hi] Mountain Day is intended “to give opportunities to get close to mountains and to appreciate the benefits of mountains”
mid-August Obon (Festival of the Dead) Annual Buddhist event for commemorating one's ancestors . .  ›› read more

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September, Nagatsuki (長月, "The Long Month")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in September
15th September  [keiro no hi] Respect for the elderly and longevity are celebrated on this national holiday.
23rd September  [Autum Equinox Day] Graves are visited during the week (ohigan) of the Equinox Day.

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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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