October 2018 - Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture

Image Exhibition of Japan Technology from Edo Period, Tokyo ›› More
2nd October, 2018 | at Tokyo International Forum, Marunouchi, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Nihonmatsu Chochin Matsuri (Japanese Lantern), Fukushima ›› More
4th -6th October, 2018 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.     ›› official web

Image KIMONO SALONE 2018, Nihonbashi, Tokyo ›› More
5th - 7th October, 2018 | Nihonbashi, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image Tsuchiura All-Japan Fireworks Competition, Ibaraki ›› More
6th October, 2018 | Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Pref.   ›› official web

Image Miho Hagoromo Matsu Festival, Shizuoka ›› More
6th October, 2018 | Shizuoka    ›› official web

Image Ecchu Kaze-no-Bon Dance Festival, Suzu, Ishikawa ›› More
6th October, 2018 | Suzu City, Ishikawa Pref.    ›› official web

Image Sohe Matsuri (by armed priest), Komono, Mie ›› More
6th October, 2018 | Komono Town, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kouzoniri (God coming shrine), Miyoshi, Hiroshima ›› More
6th October, 2018 | at Tsujihachiman Shrine, Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Pref.  ›› official web

Image Michinoku YOSAKOI Festival, Sendai ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | Sendai, Miyagi Pref.     ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival at Tanagura Town, Fukushima ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | at Tanagura Town, Shirakawa, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Festival at Shimonita Suwa Shrine, Gunma ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | at Shimonita Suwa Jinja Shrine, Gunma Pref.   ›› official website

Image Glass Fair at Sumida-ku, Tokyo ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | at Sumida-ku, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Lighting Festival with Mino Japanese Papers, Gifu ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | Mino City, Gifu Pref.    ›› official web

Image Otsu Matsuri (Float Parade), Otsu, Shiga ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | Otsu City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tsu Matsuri (dance & parade), Tsu, Mie ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | Tsu City, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (speedy float parade), Osaka ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | Kishiwada City, Osaka   ›› official web

Image Saijo Matsuri Festival, Ehime ›› More
6th & 7th October, 2018 | Saijo-City, Ehime    ›› official web

Image Nagoya Pet Show 2018, at Port Messe Nagoya, Aichi  ›› More
6th - 8th October, 2018 | Port Messe Nagoya, Minatoku, Nagoya, Aichi ›› official website

Image Shigaraki Earthenware Sale Event, Kouga, Shiga ›› More
6th - 8th October, 2018 | Shigaraki Town, Kouga City, Shiga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Deer-horn Cutting Ceremony, Nara ›› More
6th - 8th October, 2018 | Nara    ›› official web

Image Harimichi Abare Dashi (Vivid float), Nihonmatsu, Fukushima ›› More
7th October, 2018 | Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref.     ›› official web

Image Taisho Period Festival, Yono Railway Station ›› More
7th October, 2018 | Yono, Saitama    ›› official web

Image O-Edo Mikoshi Matsuri (float parade), Kiba Park, Tokyo ›› More
7th October, 2018 | at Kiba Park, Koto, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Warai Matsuri (smiling & laghing), Hidakagawa, Wakayama ›› More
7th October, 2018 | Hidakagawa Town, Wakayama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tottori Burger Festa, Houki, Daisen, Tottori ›› More
7th & 8th October, 2018 | Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.    ›› official web

Image Nagasaki Kunchi, Autumn Festival at Suwa Jinja Shrine ›› More
7th - 9th October, 2018 | at Suwa Jinja Shrine, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Pref.   ›› official web

Image Takayama Matsuri at Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama, Gifu ›› More
9th & 10th October, 2018 | Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Annual Grand Festival of Kotohiragu Shrine, Kagawa ›› More
9th - 11th October, 2018 | Kotohira-City, Kagawa    ›› official web

Image Tsujimagaku & Tsujikagura (dance & music), Hiji, Oita ›› More
10th October, 2018 | Hiji Town, Oita Pref.    ›› official web

Image LIVING & DESIGN 2018 at ATC Hall, Osaka-Nanko  ›› More
10th - 12th October, 2018 | at ATC Hall, Osaka-Nanko    ›› official website

Image O-E-Shiki at Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Ohta, Tokyo ›› More
11th - 13th October, 2018 | at Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Ohta, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Agano-yaki Aki no Kamabiraki - Pottery Fair -, Agano-yaki Togeikan and others, Fukuchi-machi, Fukuoka ›› More
12th - 14th October, 2018 | Tagawa City, Fukuoka   ›› official web

Image Sakura Autumn Festival (float parade), Chiba ›› More
12th - 14th October, 2018 | Sakura City, Chiba Pref.    ›› official website

Image Funeral Ceremony for dolls, Nagareyama, Chiba ›› More
13th October, 2018 | Nagareyama City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official website

Image Asama Onsen Taimatsu Festival, Matsumoto, Nagano ›› More
13th October, 2018 | at Asama Onsen, Matsumoto City, Nagano Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kebesu-sai (Fire Fighting Festival), Kunisaki, Oita ›› More
14th October, 2018 | Kunisaki City, Oita Pref.    ›› official web

Image Neko Matsuri (Cat Event) at Nekozuka Kofun, Sendai, Miyagi ›› More
13th & 14th October, 2018 | Sendai City, Miyagi Pref.   ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival, Tamai Shrine, Otama Village, Fukushima ›› More
13th & 14th October, 2018 | at Tamai Shrine, Otama Village, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shimabara Onsen Shiranui Matsuri, Shimabara, Nagasaki ›› More
13th & 14th October, 2018 | at Shimabara Hot Springs, Shimabara City, Nagasaki ›› official web

Image Hidashougawa Furusato Matsuri, Takayama, Gifu ›› More
14th October, 2018 | Takayama City, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Hiraoka Matsuri, Autumn Ritual at Hiraoka Jinaja, Osaka ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2018 | at Hiraoka Jinaja Shrine, Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka   ›› official web

Image Kenka (battles) Festival at Himeji City, Hyogo ›› More
14th & 15th October, 2018 | at Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official web

Image Mikame Autumn Festival, Seiyo, Ehime ›› More
14th - 16th October, 2018 | Seiyo City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official web

Image Saijo Matsuri Festival, Ehime ›› More
14th - 17th October, 2018 | Saijo-City, Ehime    ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival at Iwa Jinja Shrine, Shiso, Hyogo ›› More
15th & 16th October, 2018 | at Iwa Jinja Shrine, Shiso City, Hyogo Pref.   ›› official web

Image Niihama Taiko Drum Festival, Ehime ›› More
16th - 18th October, 2018 | Niihama-City, Ehime    ›› official web

Image O-E-Shiki at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo ›› More
16th - 18th October, 2018 | at Kishimojin, Zoshigaya, Toshima, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image CEATEC JAPAN 2018 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› More
16th - 19th October, 2018 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba    ›› official website

Image Autumn Festival at Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi ›› More
17th October, 2018 | at Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Pref.   ›› official web

Image International Robot Exhibition 2018 at Tokyo Big Sight ›› More
17th - 19th October, 2018 | at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Tokyo   ›› official web

Image October Beer Festo, Kitami, Hokkaido ›› More
17th - 20th October, 2018 | Kitami City, Hokkaido Pref.   ›› official website

Image Oki Muramatsuri Furyu, Oki Island, Shimane ›› More
19th October, 2018 | Oki Island, Shimane Pref.    ›› official web

Image Bettara Ichi (food festival at Ebisu Shrine), Tokyo ›› More
19th & 20th October, 2018 | Nihonbashi, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Ueno Tenjin Matsuri, Ueno, Iga, Mie ›› More
19th - 21st October, 2018 | Ueno, Iga, Mie Pref.   ›› official web

Image Street Performance at Sangenjaya, Setagaya, Tokyo ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | at Sangenjaya, Setagaya, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Nagoya City Festival (very long parade), Aichi Pref. ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | in Nagoya City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Koromo Matsuri (float parade), Toyota, Aichi ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | Toyota City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Miya Matsuri at Yatsurugi-jinja Shrine, Wakamiya-jinja Shrine,, Gamagori, Aichi ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | Yatsurugi-jinja Shrine, Wakamiya-jinja Shrine,, Gamagori, Aichi ›› official web

Image Yu-Ru-Chara Festival 2018 in Hikone, Shiga ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | Hikone-City, Shiga    ›› official web

Image Sakai Festival, Osaka ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | Sakai City, Osaka    ›› official web

Image Iwakuni Matsuri, White Snake Parade, Yamaguchi ›› More
20th & 21st October, 2018 | Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Pref.    ›› official web

Image The Kingdom of Light illumination, Nagasaki ›› More
20th October 2018 - 21st April, 2019 | Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki    ›› official web

Image Dai Dai Kagura at Sasamori Inari, Kanra, Gunma ›› More
21st October, 2018 | at Sasamori Inari Jinja Shrine, Kanra Town, Gunma Pref.  ›› official web

Image Kiba no kakunori (Square log rolling), Tokyo ›› More
21st October, 2018 | Kiba, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Takomaisiki Shinji (Octopus Festival), Daisen, Tottori ›› More
21st October, 2018 | Houki Town, Daisen, Tottori Pref.   ›› official web

Image Country Gold Festival (country music), Mt. Aso, Kumamoto ›› More
21st October, 2018 | at Mt. Aso, Kumamoto Pref.   ›› official web

Image Bullfighting, Tokunoshima, Amami Island, Kagoshima ›› More
21st October, 2018 |at Tokunoshima in Amami Island, Kagoshima Pref.  ›› official web

Image Japanese Lantern Festival, Himeji, Hyogo ›› More
21st & 22nd October, 2018 | Himeji City, Hyogo Pref.    ›› official web

Image Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages), Heian Shrine, Kyoto ›› More
22nd October, 2018 | at Heian Shrine, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Fire Festival of Kurama at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto ›› More
22nd October, 2018 | at Yuki Shrine, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto   ›› official web

Image Ton-ten-Ton (parade of palanquins) in Imari City, Saga ›› More
22nd - 24th October, 2018 | in Imari City, Saga Pref.   ›› official web

Image Hakata Okunchi (Parade of Ancient Japan), Fukuoka ›› More
23rd & 24th October, 2018 | Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kameoka Festival, Kyoto ›› More
23rd - 25th October, 2018 | Kameoka City, Kyoto Pref.   ›› official web

Image Yabusame at Osaka Tenmangu ›› More
25th October, 2018 | at Osaka Tenmangu   ›› official web

Image Danjiri Battle (float attach), Maniwa, Okayama ›› More
25th & 26th October, 2018 | Maniwa City, Okayama Pref.   ›› official web

Image Tokyo International Film Festival at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo ›› More
25th October - 3rd November, 2018 | at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Chrysanthemum Dolls and Flower Show, Gifu ›› More
25th October - 20th November, 2018 | Gifu    ›› official web

Image Autumn Festival, Motomiya, Fukushima ›› More
26th - 28th October, 2018 | Motomiya City, Fukushima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Light-up Event at Rice Field, Kamogawa, Chiba ›› More
26th - 28th October, 2018 | Kamogawa City, Chiba Pref.   ›› official web

Image Kyoto Big Antique Fair, at Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto ›› More
26th - 28th October, 2018 | Pulse Plaza, Fushimi, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image Yoimiya-no-Shiogori, fire dance festival, Seiyo, Ehime ›› More
26th - 28th October, 2018 | Kamo Jinja Shrine, Seiyo City, Ehime   ›› official web

Image Antique & Secondhand Book Fair, Jinbou Town, Tokyo ›› More
26th October - 4th November, 2018 | at Kanda Jinbou Book Town, Tokyo    ›› official website

Image Kikusui Matsuri - Yabusame horses - at Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi ›› More
27th & 28th October, 2018 | Futaarayama-jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi  ›› official web

Image Kazuizawa Resorts Marathon ›› More
October 27-28, 2018 | Karuizawa, Nagano    ›› official web

Image Bisai Matsuri (Orihime Parade), Ichinomiya, Aichi ›› More
27th & 28th October, 2018 | Ichinomiya City, Aichi Pref.    ›› official web

Image Shosoin Display for pubic at Nara National Museum ›› More
27th October - 12th November, 2018 | at Nara National Museum   ›› official web

Image Fire Crossing, Ontakesan, Ichinoseki, Iwate ›› More
28th October, 2018 | Ontakesan, Ichinoseki City, Iwate Pref.  ›› official website

Image O-EDO Kakki Parade, Kyobashi, Tokyo ›› More
October 28, 2018 | Kyobashi, Tokyo    ›› official web

Image Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade, Kanagawa ›› More
28th October, 2018 | Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Pref.   ›› official web

Image Action Event as Samurai Buttle of Kawanakajima Gassen, Fuefuki City, Yamanashi ›› More
28th October, 2018 | at Kawanakajima Gassen, Fuefuki City, Yamanashi    ›› official website

Image Praying & Walking on Fire, Misasa, Tottori  ›› More
28th October, 2018 | Mt. Santoku, Misasa Town, Tottori Pref.   ›› official website

Image Uwajima Bullfighting Convention, Ehime  ›› More
28th October, 2018 | Uwajima City, Ehime Pref.    ›› official website

Image Tsunoyama Kagura at Mishima Jinja, Yusuhara, Kochi  ›› More
30th October, 2018 | at Mishima Jinja Shrine, Yusuhara Town, Kochi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Saga International Balloon Fiesta ›› More
October 30th - November 3rd, 2018 | at Kase Riversite, Saga    ›› official web

Image Good Design Award 2018 at Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› More
31st October - 4th November, 2018 | Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo ›› official web

Events continued from previous month

Image Okayama International Music Festival 2018, some 50 places in Okayama City ›› More
29th September - 14th October, 2018 | some 50 places in Okayama City  ›› official web

Art Exhibition

Image Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018 at the Bandaijima Park and other places in Niigata City ›› More
14th July - 8th October, 2018 | Bandaijima Park and other places in Niigata City ›› official website

Image Foujita: A Retrospective - Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Ueno-park, Tokyo ›› More
31st July - 8th October, 2018 | Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Ueno-park, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Utagawa Hiroshige Exhitibion at Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, Tokyo ›› More
1st September - 28th October, 2018 | Ōta Memorial Museum of Art, Tokyo ›› official website

Image Rokko Meets Art 2018, Mt.Rokko, Kobe, Hyogo ›› More
8th September - 25th November, 2018 | Mt.Rokko, Kobe, Hyogo ›› official website

Image Fukahori Ryusuke - Kingyo Artist - Exhibiton, Kariya City Art Museum, Aichi ›› More
15th September - 4th November, 2018 | Kariya City Art Museum, Aichi ›› official website

Image TOWER of the SUN, TARO OKAMOTo, at ABENO HARUKAS Art Museum, Osaka ›› More
15th September - 4th November, 2018 | ABENO HARUKAS Art Museum, Osaka ›› official website

Image Daigoji Temple: A Shingon Esoteric Buddhist Universe in Kyoto, at The SUNTORY MUSEUM, Roppongi, Minatoku, Tokyo ›› More
19th September - 11th November, 2018 | SUNTORY MUSEUM, Roppongi, Minatoku, Tokyo ›› official website