October 2017 - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Image CEATEC JAPAN 2017 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› More
3rd - 6th October, 2017 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba    ›› official website

Image Chushu Kangen-sai, Hie-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo ›› More
4th October, 2017 | Hie-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Uneme Matsuri, Uneme Jinja Shrine, Sarusawa, Nara ›› More
4th October, 2017 | Uneme Jinja Shrine, Sarusawa, Nara   ›› official website

Image Huge Tag of War Competition, Itoman, Okinawa ›› More
4th October, 2017 | Itoman City, Okinawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Autum Moon Festival at Ishiyama Temple, Otsu, Shiga ›› More
4th & 5th October, 2017 | Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official website

Image Nihonmatsu Chochin Matsuri (Japanese Lantern), Fukushima ›› More
4th -6th October, 2017 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.     ›› official web

Image Kangetsu-no Yube, Daikaku-ji Temple, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
4th - 6th October, 2017 | Daikaku-ji Temple, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Kangetsusai (Moon Festival), Chikushino, Fukuoka ›› More
6th October, 2017 | Chikushino City, Fukuoka Pref.    ›› official web

Image KIMONO SALONE 2017, Nihonbashi, Tokyo ›› More
6th - 8th October, 2017 | Nihonbashi, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Tsu Matsuri (dance & parade), Tsu, Mie ›› More
6th - 8th October, 2017 | Tsu City, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tsuchiura All-Japan Fireworks Competition, Ibaraki ›› More
7th October, 2017 | Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Pref.   ›› official web

Image Miho Hagoromo Matsu Festival, Shizuoka ›› More
7th October, 2017 | Shizuoka    ›› official web

Image Ecchu Kaze-no-Bon Dance Festival, Suzu, Ishikawa ›› More
7th October, 2017 | Suzu City, Ishikawa Pref.    ›› official web

Image Kouzoniri (God coming shrine), Miyoshi, Hiroshima ›› More
7th October, 2017 | at Tsujihachiman Shrine, Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Pref.  ›› official web

Image Michinoku YOSAKOI Festival, Sendai ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | Sendai, Miyagi Pref.     ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival at Tanagura Town, Fukushima ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | at Tanagura Town, Shirakawa, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Festival at Shimonita Suwa Shrine, Gunma ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | at Shimonita Suwa Jinja Shrine, Gunma Pref.   ›› official website

Image Glass Fair at Sumida-ku, Tokyo ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | at Sumida-ku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Lighting Festival with Mino Japanese Papers, Gifu ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | Mino City, Gifu Pref.    ›› official web

Image Otsu Matsuri (Float Parade), Otsu, Shiga ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (speedy float parade), Osaka ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2017 | Kishiwada City, Osaka   ›› official web

Image Saijo Matsuri Festival, Ehime ›› More
7th & 8th, 14th - 17th October, 2017 | Saijo-City, Ehime    ›› official web

Image Shigaraki Earthenware Sale Event, Kouga, Shiga ›› More
7th - 9th October, 2017 | Shigaraki Town, Kouga City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Deer-horn Cutting Ceremony, Nara ›› More
7th - 9th October, 2017 | Nara    ›› official web

Image Nagasaki Kunchi, Autumn Festival at Suwa Jinja Shrine ›› More
7th - 9th October, 2017 | at Suwa Jinja Shrine, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Pref.   ›› official web

Image Harimichi Abare Dashi (Vivid float), Nihonmatsu, Fukushima ›› More
8th October, 2017 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.     ›› official web

Image Taisho Period Festival, Yono Railway Station ›› More
8th October, 2017 | Yono, Saitama    ›› official web

Image Ushima Deka Hikiyama Junko (big float parade), Ishikawa ›› More
8th October, 2017 | Suzu City, Ishikawa Pref.    ›› official web

Image Warai Matsuri (smiling & laghing), Hidakagawa, Wakayama ›› More
8th October, 2017 | Hidakagawa Town, Wakayama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tottori Burger Festa, Houki, Daisen, Tottori ›› More
8th & 9th October, 2017 | Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.    ›› official web

Image Wajima Senmaida Aze Mantou (Candle in field), Ishikawa ›› More
8th October, 2017 - 11th March, 2017 | Wajima City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Takayama Matsuri at Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama, Gifu ›› More
9th & 10th October, 2017 | Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Annual Grand Festival of Kotohiragu Shrine, Kagawa ›› More
9th - 11th October, 2017 | Kotohira-City, Kagawa    ›› official web

Image Tsujimagaku & Tsujikagura (dance & music), Hiji, Oita ›› More
10th October, 2017 | Hiji Town, Oita Pref.    ›› official web

Image O-E-Shiki at Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Ohta, Tokyo ›› More
11th - 13th October, 2017 | at Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Ohta, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image LIVING & DESIGN 2017 at ATC Hall, Osaka-Nanko  ›› More
11th - 13th October, 2017 | at ATC Hall, Osaka-Nanko    ›› official website

Image Sakura Autumn Festival (float parade), Chiba ›› More
13th - 15th October, 2017 | Sakura City, Chiba Pref.    ›› official website

Image Agano-yaki Aki no Kamabiraki - Pottery Fair -, Agano-yaki Togeikan and others, Fukuchi-machi, Fukuoka ›› More
13th - 15th October, 2017 | Tagawa City, Fukuoka   ›› official web

Image Funeral Ceremony for dolls, Nagareyama, Chiba ›› More
14th October, 2017 | Nagareyama City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official website

Image Asama Onsen Taimatsu Festival, Matsumoto, Nagano ›› More
14th October, 2017 | at Asama Onsen, Matsumoto City, Nagano Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kebesu-sai (Fire Fighting Festival), Kunisaki, Oita ›› More
14th October, 2017 | Kunisaki City, Oita Pref.    ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival, Tamai Shrine, Otama Village, Fukushima ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2017 | at Tamai Shrine, Otama Village, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hiraoka Matsuri, Autumn Ritual at Hiraoka Jinaja, Osaka ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2017 | at Hiraoka Jinaja Shrine, Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka   ›› official web

Image Kenka (battles) Festival at Himeji City, Hyogo ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2017 | at Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tsuyama Matsuri, Osumi-jinja Shrine, Takano-jinja Shrine, Tsuyama, Okayama ›› More
14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd October, 2017 |Osumi-jinja Shrine, Takano-jinja Shrine, Tsuyama, Okayama ›› official web

Image Iwakuni Matsuri, White Snake Parade, Yamaguchi ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2017 | Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Pref.    ›› official web

Image Shimabara Onsen Shiranui Matsuri, Shimabara, Nagasaki ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2017 | at Shimabara Hot Springs, Shimabara City, Nagasaki ›› official web

Image Mikame Autumn Festival, Seiyo, Ehime ›› More
14th - 16th October, 2017 | Seiyo City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official web

Image O-Edo Mikoshi Matsuri (float parade), Kiba Park, Tokyo ›› More
15th October, 2017 | at Kiba Park, Koto, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade, Kanagawa ›› More
15th October, 2017 | Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Pref.   ›› official web

Image Hidashougawa Furusato Matsuri, Takayama, Gifu ›› More
15th October, 2017 | Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Takomaisiki Shinji (Octopus Festival), Daisen, Tottori ›› More
15th October, 2017 | Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.   ›› official web

Image Country Gold Festival (country music), Mt. Aso, Kumamoto ›› More
15th October, 2017 | at Mt. Aso, Kumamoto Pref.   ›› official web

Image Bullfighting, Tokunoshima, Amami Island, Kagoshima ›› More
15th October, 2017 |at Tokunoshima in Amami Island, Kagoshima Pref.  ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival at Iwa Jinja Shrine, Shiso, Hyogo ›› More
15th & 16th October, 2017 | at Iwa Jinja Shrine, Shiso City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official web

Image Niihama Taiko Drum Festival, Ehime ›› More
15th - 18th October, 2017 | Niihama-City, Ehime    ›› official web

Image O-E-Shiki at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo ›› More
16th - 18th October, 2017 | at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Autumn Festival at Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi ›› More
17th October, 2017 | at Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Pref.   ›› official web

Image Yasukuni-jinja Shu-ki Reitaisai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo ›› More
17th - 20th October, 2017 | at Yasukuni-jinj, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Kinryu-no-mai, at Senso-ji Temple, Taito-ku, Tokyo ›› More
18th October, 2017 | Senso-ji Temple, Taito-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image October Beer Festo, Kitami, Hokkaido ›› More
18th - 21st October, 2017 | Kitami City, Hokkaido Pref.   ›› official website

Image Oki Muramatsuri Furyu, Oki Island, Shimane ›› More
19th October, 2017 | Oki Island, Shimane Pref.    ›› official web

Image Bettara Ichi (food festival at Ebisu Shrine), Tokyo ›› More
19th - 20th October, 2017 | Nihonbashi, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Light-up Event at Rice Field, Kamogawa, Chiba ›› More
20th - 22nd October, 2017 | Kamogawa City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official web

Image Ueno Tenjin Matsuri, Ueno, Iga, Mie ›› More
20th - 22nd October, 2017 | Ueno, Iga, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Street Performance at Sangenjaya, Setagaya, Tokyo ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | at Sangenjaya, Setagaya, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Kazuizawa Resorts Marathon ›› More
October 21-22, 2017 | Karuizawa, Nagano    ›› official web

Image Nagoya City Festival (very long parade), Aichi Pref. ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | in Nagoya City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Koromo Matsuri (float parade), Toyota, Aichi ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | Toyota City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Miya Matsuri at Yatsurugi-jinja Shrine, Wakamiya-jinja Shrine,, Gamagori, Aichi ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | Yatsurugi-jinja Shrine, Wakamiya-jinja Shrine,, Gamagori, Aichi ›› official web

Image Yu-Ru-Chara Festival 2017 in Hikone, Shiga ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | Hikone-City, Shiga    ›› official web

Image Sakai Festival, Osaka ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | Sakai City, Osaka    ›› official web

Image Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji, Hyogo ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2017 | Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official web

Image Chrysanthemum Dolls and Flower Show, Gifu ›› More
21st October - 19th November, 2017 | Gifu    ›› official web

Image Dai Dai Kagura at Sasamori Inari, Kanra, Gunma ›› More
22nd October, 2017 | at Sasamori Inari Jinja Shrine, Kanra Town, Gunma Pref.  ›› official web

Image O-EDO Kakki Parade, Kyobashi, Tokyo ›› More
October 22, 2017 | Kyobashi, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Sohe Matsuri (by armed priest), Komono, Mie ›› More
22nd October, 2017 | Komono Town, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages), Heian Shrine, Kyoto ›› More
22nd October, 2017 | at Heian Shrine, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Fire Festival of Kurama at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
22nd October, 2017 | at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Uwajima Bullfighting Convention, Ehime  ›› More
22nd October, 2017 | Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official website

Image Ton-ten-Ton (parade of palanquins) in Imari City, Saga ›› More
22nd - 24th October, 2017 | in Imari City, Saga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Hakata Okunchi (Parade of Ancient Japan), Fukuoka ›› More
23rd & 24th October, 2017 | Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref.   ›› official web

Image Ueno Tenjin Matsuri, Ueno, Iga, Mie ›› More
23rd - 25th October, 2017 | Ueno, Iga, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kameoka Festival, Kyoto ›› More
23rd - 25th October, 2017 | Kameoka City, Kyoto Pref.   ›› official web

Image Yabusame at Osaka Tenmangu ›› More
25th October, 2017 | at Osaka Tenmangu   ›› official web

Image Danjiri Battle (float attach), Maniwa, Okayama ›› More
25th & 26th October, 2017 | Maniwa City, Okayama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tokyo International Film Festival at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo ›› More
25th October - 3rd November, 2017 | at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Tokyo Ramen Show 2017, at Komazawa Olympic Park, Tokyo ›› More
26th October - 5th November, 2017 | at Komazawa Olympic Park, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Autumn Festival, Motomiya, Fukushima ›› More
27th - 29th October, 2017 | Motomiya City, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto ›› More
27th - 29th October, 2017 | Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image Yoimiya-no-Shiogori, fire dance festival, Seiyo, Ehime ›› More
27th - 29th October, 2017 | Kamo Jinja Shrine, Seiyo City, Ehime   ›› official web

Image Tontenton Matsuri, at Imari-jinja Shrine, Imari, Saga ›› More
27th - 29th October, 2017 | Imari-jinja Shrine, Imari, Saga  ›› official website

Image Antique & Secondhand Book Fair, Jinbou Town, Tokyo ›› More
27th October - 5th November, 2017 | at Kanda Jinbou Book Town, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Tokyo Motor Show 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo ›› More
27th October - 5th November, 2017 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Kotokumin Matsuri (Kiba-no Kakunori / Fukagawa-no Chikaramochi), at Kiba Park, Koto-ku, Tokyo ›› More
28th & 29th October, 2017 | Kiba Park, Koto-ku, Tokyo  ›› official web

Image Kikusui Matsuri - Yabusame horses - at Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi ›› More
28th & 29th October, 2017 | Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi  ›› official web

Image Bisai Matsuri (Orihime Parade), Ichinomiya, Aichi ›› More
28th & 29th October, 2017 | Ichinomiya City, Aichi Pref.    ›› official web

Image Shosoin Display for pubic at Nara National Museum ›› More
28th October - 13th November, 2017 | at Nara National Museum   ›› official web

Image Fire Crossing, Ontakesan, Ichinoseki, Iwate ›› More
29th October, 2017 | Ontakesan, Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.  ›› official website

Image Kiba no kakunori (Square log rolling), Tokyo ›› More
29th October, 2017 | Kiba, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Full Sailed Nippon Maru, Yokohama ›› More
29th October, 2017 | Nippon Maru Yokohama Port Museum, Kanagawa    ›› official web

Image Praying & Walking on Fire, Misasa, Tottori  ›› More
29th October, 2017 | Mt. Santoku, Misasa Town, Tottori Pref.   ›› official website

Image Tsunoyama Kagura at Mishima Jinja, Yusuhara, Kochi  ›› More
30th October, 2017 | at Mishima Jinja Shrine, Yusuhara Town, Kochi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Saga International Balloon Fiesta ›› More
October 30th - November 3rd, 2017 | at Kase Riversite, Saga    ›› official web

Events continued from previous month

Image Goto Island Festival, Fukue, Nagasaki ›› More
29th September - 1st October, 2017 | Goto Island, Fukue, Nagasaki Pref.   ›› official web

Image Japan Plamodel & Hobby Show, Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› More
30th September - 1st October, 2017 | at Makuhari Messe Fairgrounds, Chiba    ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image Yokohama Triennale 2017 ›› More
4th August - 5th November, 2017 | Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1, Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall (Basement) and others  ›› official website

Image Sapporo International Art Festival, Hokkaido ›› More
6th August - 1st October, 2017 | Moerenuma Park & Other Aresa, Hokkaido  ›› official website

Image Asia Corridor Trivia, at Nijo Castle, Kyoto Art Center ›› More
19th August - 15th October, 2017 | Nijo Castle, Kyoto Art Center  ›› official website