Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image Imafuku Hebitsuna (Snake Gragon Festival), Miyazu, Kyoto ›› More
19th January, 2018 | Miyazu City, Kyoto    ›› official website

Image Ice Sculpture Festival at Matsumoto Catsle, Nagano ›› More
19th - 22nd January, 2018 | at Matsumoto Catsle, Nagano Pref.    ›› official website

Image Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival, at Tokyo Dome
19th - 25th January, 2018 | at Tokyo Dome  ›› official website

Image Obisha! (Lion Dance) at Hiregasaki, Nagareyama, Chiba ›› More
20th January, 2018 | at Hiregasaki, Nagareyama City, Chiba Pref.    ›› official website

Image Hot Springs Festival at Kawarayu-Onsen, Gunma ›› More
20th January, 2018 | at Kawarayu-Onsen, Gunma Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kanno-Mizu (Cold Water Taking Festival), Miyota, Nagano ›› More
20th January, 2018 | Miyota Town, Nagano Pref.    ›› official website

Image Japan Fishing Festival 2018, Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa  ›› More
20th - 22nd January, 2018 | at Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.    ›› official website

Image Shiwasu Matsuri (Fire Festival), Misato Town, Miyazaki ›› More
20th - 22nd January, 2018 | Misato Town, Miyazaki Pref.  ›› official website

Image Kamezuka Neriba (Big Sacred Rope Parade), Seirou, Niigata ›› More
21st January, 2018 | Seirou Town, Niigata Pref.    ›› official website

Image Kanchu-Misogi (The purification) at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo ›› More
21st - 22nd January, 2018 | at Kanda-Myojin, Tokyo  ›› official website

Image Daikoku (God of wealth) Matsuri Festival, Tokyo ›› More
21st - 22nd January, 2018 | at Kanda Myojin Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Swan Festival, Tokachigawa Hot Springs, Otofuke, Hokkaido ›› More
21st January - 26th February, 2018 | Tokachigawa, Otofuke Town, Hokkaido  ›› official web

Image Naked Parade at Shizukuishi Town, Iwate Pref. ›› More
22nd January, 2018 | at Shizukuishi Town, Iwate Pref.    ›› official website

Image Nonotake-Hakusan (Mountain Ceremony), Wakuya, Miyagi ›› More
22nd January, 2018 | at Konbouji Temple, Wakuya Town, Miyagi  ›› official website

Image Daikan Misogi (ablution in cold water), Kashima, Ibaragi ›› More
22nd January, 2018 | Kashima Jingu Shrine, Ibaragi Pref.    ›› official website

Image Matobakai Festival (shooting three arrows), Kumamoto ›› More
22nd January, 2018 | at Shiouji Shrine, Tamana, Kumamoto    ›› official website

Image Heto Mato (Fishermans' Festival), Goto Island, Nagasaki ›› More
22nd January, 2018 | Goto Island, Nagasaki Pref.    ›› official website

Image Chinese New Year Festival at Nankin-machi, Kobe, Hyogo  ›› More
22nd, 27th - 29th January, 2018 | at Nankin-machi, Kobe, Hyogo    ›› official website

Image Sake as Cancer Drug (Sasa-Zake Matsuri) at Daianji, Nara ›› More
23rd January, 2018 | at Daianji Temple, Nara City  ›› official website

Image International Jewellery Show, Tokyo ›› More
23rd - 26th January, 2018 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official website

Long-run Events in this week

Image Karuizawa Winter Festival 2017  ›› More
25th November 2017 - 4th March 2018 | Karuizawa, Nagano    ›› official website

Image January Grand Sumo Tournament, Tokyo  ›› More
8th - 22nd January, 2018 | Ryogoku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Matsuri Festival & Japanese Cuisine, at Tokyo Dome ›› Information
12th - 21st January, 2018 | at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo    ›› official website

January 2018, Mutsuki (睦月, "Month of Affection")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in January
1st of January  [Gantan] January 1st — New Years Day is arguably the important holiday in Japan . . .  ›› read more
12th of January  [Seijin no hi] Second Monday of January is national holiday of Coming-of-Age . . .  ›› read more

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February, Kisaragi (如月, "Changing Clothes")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in February
3rd February  [Setsubun] The day's main event is the bean-scattering ceremony . . .  ›› read more
11th February  [Kenkoku Kinen no hi] Day for commemorating the founding of the nation and for fostering . . .  ›› read more

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March, Yayoi (弥生, "New Life")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in March
3rd March   [Hina Matsuri] Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival or Girl's Festival is celebrated on March 3 . . .  ›› read more
22nd March  [Shunbun no hi] Second Monday of January is national holiday of Coming-of-Age . . .  ›› read more

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