August 2018 - Kinki (Kansai) area

Image Dorogawa Gyoja Matsuri (demon dance), Tenkawa, Nara ›› More
2nd & 3rd August, 2018 | Dorogawa Hot Springs, Tenkawa Village, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Naniwa Yodogawa Fireworks Festival, Osaka ›› More
4th August, 2018 | on the banks of the Yodogawa River, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Hiwatari Shugyou (fire crossing) at Senkoji, Nara ›› More
5th August, 2018 | at Senkoji Temple, Ikoma, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Takiginou at outdoor stage, Amagasaki, Hyogo ›› More
8th August, 2018 | Amagasaki City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official website

Image Mantou Kuyo (candle night), Shitennouji, Osaka ›› More
9th - 16th August, 2018 | Shitennouji Temple, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Mantourou (Lantern Festival), Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara ›› More
14th & 15th August, 2018 | at Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Mantouroue (Lantern Festival), Toudaiji Temple, Nara ›› More
15th August, 2018 | at Toudaiji Temple, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Daimonji Okuribi, Mt.Takamadoyama, Nara ›› More
15th August, 2018 | at Mt. Takamadoyama, Nara Pref.   ›› official website

Image Gozan Okiribi (Daimon-ji Yaki - enormous bonfires), Kyoto ›› More
16th August, 2018 | in Kyoto   ›› official website

Image Wakasugi Zanzaka Dance (old folk dance), Yabu City, Hyogo ›› More
16th August, 2018 | Yabu City, Hyogo   ›› official website

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

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

Events continued from previous month

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

Image ‘Timber’ rafting on Kitayama River, Kitayama village, Wakayama Pref. ›› More
1st May - 30th September, 2018 | Kitayama River, Kitayama village, Wakayama  ›› 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 Sumiyoshi Shrine Festival, Sumiyoshi, Osaka ›› More
30th July - 1st August, 2018 | Sumiyoshi, Osaka   ›› official website

Image Odorunya Kishu Yosakoi Dance Festival, Wakayama ›› More
29th July and 4th & 5th August, 2018 | at Wakayama Catsle, Wakayama   ›› official website