Festivals

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sendai-tanabata festival

Sendai Tanabata Festival

Reunited lovers at Japan’s most iconic Tanabata celebration.

Kanamara Penis Festival in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Kanamara Penis Festival

Celebrate fertility with penis-themed goodies at this wild annual festival in Kanagawa.

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Fukuoka

Hakata Gion Yamakasa

A unique Fukuoka spectacle.

What are Tengu?

Nebuta Festival

Cool off in Aomori this summer and dance among giant floats at Japan’s most iconic festival.

Uneme Festival

Though rooted in sorrow, it's a stunning summer festival.

Tokushima Awa odori

Awa Odori Dance Festival

Join the party at Japan’s most famous dance festival.

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.

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.