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sendai-tanabata festival

Sendai Tanabata Festival

Reunited lovers at Japan’s most iconic Tanabata celebration.

Kawasaki Halloween Parade

Kawasaki Halloween Parade

Don’t get the blues over drinking being banned in Shibuya, Kawasaki is where the real ghouls party.

Jozankei, Japan Town Skyline

Jozankei Onsen

The great Kappa King awaits you in Sapporo’s backyard.

KoshuGrape-Katsunuma

Katsunuma Grape Festival

Come for the wine, stay for the fire!

Morioka Sansa Matsuri

Morioka

Oodles of noodles in this colorful Iwate city.

Sado Island Earth Celebration

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

Daimonji

Blaze and amaze. Praise the ancestral spirits during Kyoto's annual fire display.

Fukuroi Enshu Fireworks Festival

Head to Fukuroi for the biggest fireworks fest in Shizuoka.

edogawa fireworks fest

Edogawa Fireworks Festival

A display to rival the Sumida River Fireworks.

Pikachu Outbreak Yokohama

Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak

Gotta catch Japan's cutest summer festival.

Hachinoe Sansha Taisai - Floats (14)

Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival

When the streets turn into the ultimate Japanese variety show.