Festivals

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Tokamachi Snow Festival

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

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Snow huts and water gods.

otaru, hokkaido

Otaru Snow Light Path Festival

Japan’s most romantic snow festival.

Lake Shikotsu Winter

Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival

It's time for an... Ice wedding at this annual winter wonderland in the heart of a national park.

Spring fairy sculpture at 45th Asahikawa Winter Festival

Asahikawa Winter Festival

Marvel at the largest snow sculpture in Japan.

Iwate Snow Fest

Iwate Snow Festival

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...

Dancers in Nihonbashi in October.

Nihombashi-Kyobashi Festival

Just in case you missed the summer festivals.

Sapporo Snow Festival

Join the most popular winter festival in Japan in February.

Kyoto Gion Festival

Wowing throngs of visitors for more than a millennium.

Nada no Kenka Fighting Festival

Nada no Kenka Fighting Festival

Scantily clad men in an epic battle.

Takasago Lantern Festival

Japan in color: A night of 10,000 stars.