Akita Inukko Festival

Inukko festival is a folk festival started about 400 years ago in Yuzawa
February
2 Days
Akita Pref.

Akita Kanto Matsuri

Kantō literally means “a pole with lanterns” and is made from bamboo poles
June
4 Days
Akita Pref.

Chakkirako Children Festival

Chakkirako (Japanese: チャッキラコ) is a dance performed at a festival in Miura, Japan
January
1 Day
Kanagawa

Gujo Odori

The Gujo Odori dance festival is one of the three most important traditional
July
1 Month
Gifu Pref.
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Hakata Dontaku Festival

Japan's largest Golden Week festival is held in Fukuoka  at the beginning of every May,
May
2 Days
Fukuoka Pref.

Hinamatsuri Doll Spring Festival Saga

The “hina-matsuri” (doll festival) is famous for the quality and elegance of its
February, March
1 Month
Fukuoka Pref.

Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

The Ōdaikos ( huge traditional drums) is one of the highlights of Hirosaki
September
6 Days

Kagoshima Gion Traditional Festival

Gion Matsuri is a traditional festival of Yasaka Jinja shrines all over Japan
July
2 Days
Kagoshima

Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri

The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri (岸和田だんじり祭), held in Kishiwada, Osaka. It is one of
September
3 Days
Osaka

Kokuseki Temple Sominsai

In February, a dynamic festival called “Kokusekiji Somin-sai” is held, in which men
31st January
2 Days
Iwate Pref.

Miyajidake Shrine Autumn Festival

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

Namahage Sedo Festival

Namahage Sedo Festival is the winter festival of Shinzan shrine in Oga city,
February
2 Days
Akita Pref.