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Festivals in Autumn

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Kanda Matsuri Tokyo

The Kanda Matsuri is one of the greatest festivals in Tokyo and one of the best festivals that represents Edo. It only happens every other odd year (for example 2015, 2017). The Kanda Matsuri is the festival of the Kanda Myojin Shrine which honours three deities: Daikokuten(one of the Seven Lucky Gods of good fortune), Ebisu(god of fishermen and luck), and Taira no Masakado- a feudal lord of the 10th century who was worshipped and deified. The portable shrines are paraded through the streets to bring good fortune and blessing to local residents. It is followed by hundreds of musicians, dancers and floats.

September
2 Days
Fukuoka Pref.
kazusa festival

Kazusa Junisha Matsuri

Kazusa Junisha Matsuri has a history of over 1200 years. The goddess Tamayori-hime-no-mikoto from Kazusa no Kuni Ichinomiya Tamasaki Shrine is landed to Tsurigasaki coast

September
1 Day
Chiba Ken

Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri

The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (岸和田だんじり祭), held in Kishiwada, Osaka. It is one of the most famous Danjiri Matsuri in Japan.

September
3 Days
Osaka

Kitamoto Neputa Matsuri

A festival held in Kitamoto City, Saitama-Pref. every year on the fourth of November.

november
1 Day
Saitama

Miyajidake Shrine Autumn Festival

Miyaji Shrine Autumn Festival (秋季大祭) is a festival held annually in Fukutsu City, Fukuoka Prefecture of Japan.

The Autumn Great Festival is the greatest festival of Miyajimake Shrine, also known as “Kaikai”. It is a festival to express gratitude and thankfulness to God. The festival is about praying for a rich harvest of the spring crops. The Festival has been carried out for about 600 years ago.

Various events are held during the period, but the most important thing is the God Festival.

nada kenka

Nada Fighting Festival

Nada Fighting Festival is held in the Matsubara Hachiman Shrine. The shrine is located in Shirahama-Cho Ward of Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture.

September
3 Days
Okinawa

Nihonmatsu Chochin Matsuri ( Latern Festival )

This is one of Japan’s three major lantern festivals and has a history of 350 years.

October
2 Days
Fukushima

Ohara Hadaka Matsuri

More than ten portable shrines are carried into the sea all at once, and they shove and push above the angry waves, which is called “Shio-fumi.”

September
2 Days
Chiba

Owara Kaze-no-bon Festival

This festival is held as Yasaka Shrine and takes place over the course of a month, making it one of Japan’s three largest festivals.

January
2 Days
Chiba Ken

Shodoshima Taiko Matsuri

As a festival to appreciate the harvest, the autumn Taiko festival was held in the Shodoshima and Teshima Islands.

October
10 Days
shodoshima

Takayama Matsuri

The Takayama Festival (高山祭, Takayama Matsuri) is ranked as one of Japan’s three most beautiful festivals alongside Kyoto’s Gion Matsuri and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. It is held twice a year in spring and autumn in the old town of Takayama and attracts large numbers of spectators.

April
2 Days
Gifu Pref.

Tochigi Autumn Festival

The Tochigi Autumn Festival started in 1874. The origin of this festival is the purchase of Dashi floats at Nihonbashi, Tokyo by powerful merchants of Tochigi who had become rich through trade with Edo.

november
2 Days
Tochigi