Festivals

A reflection of Japanese life!

Filter By Destination

Hachinoe Sansha Taisai - Floats (14)

Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival

Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival

Tenma

A neighborhood where Osaka’s lively personality is always on full display.

kameido tenjin shrine

Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Let the scent of wisteria take you back in time.

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Fukuoka

Hakata Gion Yamakasa

A unique Fukuoka spectacle.

Sado Island Earth Celebration

Every August, it's the beautiful island's main event: A post-hippie island drum fest.

Morioka festival

Morioka Sansa Odori Festival

Dance with the locals in the world’s largest taiko drumming party.

Tendo City’s Ningen Shogi (Human Chess) and Sakura Festival

A grand battle of human-sized Japanese chess under 2,000 cherry blossoms — a unique event to see while traveling in northern Japan.

Koriyama Castle

Romance comes alive.

Tenjin Festival

In the heart of Osaka, this thrilling festival is one of the Top 3 in all of Japan.

Tokamachi Snow Festival

Sippin' sake and seeing snow sculptures at Japan’s original snow festival.

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Snow huts and water gods.