Matsuri, Events and Festivals in Japan, this week

Image Wajima Summer Festival, Ishikawa ›› More
22nd - 25th August, 2019 | Wajima City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Nippon Domannaka Matsuri, center of Japan Festival ›› More
22nd - 25th August, 2019 | center of Japan, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Goshinkousai at Hoko Jinja Shrine, Hokota, Ibaragi ›› More
23rd - 25th August, 2019 | Hokota City, Ibaragi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Kameido Tenjin Taisai, Koto-ku, Tokyo ›› More
23rd - 25th August, 2019 | Koto-ku, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Guzuyaki Matsuri (fire festival), Kaga, Ishikawa ›› More
23rd - 25th August, 2019 | Kaga City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Eisa Festival (island wide festival) in Okinawa ›› More
23rd - 25th August, 2019 | island wide in Okinawa Pref.   ›› official website

Image Super Yosakoi Dance Festival at Harajuku, Tokyo ›› More
24th & 25th August, 2019 | at Harajuku, Shibuya, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Koenji Awa Odori (Bon Dance), Suginami, Tokyo ›› More
24th & 25th August, 2019 | Koenji, Suginami, Tokyo   ›› official website

Image Honba Tsurusaki Odori Taikai at Tsurusaki Park Ground, Tsurusaki, Oita ›› More
24th & 25th August, 2019 | Tsurusaki Park Ground, Tsurusaki, Oita Pref.   ›› official website

Image Shinjo Matsuri Festival, Shinjo, Yamagata Pref. ›› More
24th - 26th August, 2019 | Shinjo, Yamagata Pref.   ›› official website

Image Teppo Matsuri (rifle shooting), Tanegashima, Kagoshima ›› More
25th August, 2019 | Tanegashima Island, Kagoshima Pref.   ›› official website

Image Fire festival of Fuji Sengen & Suwa Shrine, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi ›› More
26th & 27th August, 2019 | Fuji-Yoshida, Yamanashi Pref.   ›› official website

Image Mikawa Isshiki Chouchin Matsuri, Nishio, Aichi ›› More
26th & 27th August, 2019 | Nishio City, Aichi Pref.   ›› official website

Image JAPAN DIY HOMECENTER SHOW, Makuhari Messe, Chiba ›› More
29th - 31st August, 2019 | at Makuhari Messe, Chiba   ›› official website

Image Atami Kaijo Hanabi Taikai (Fireworks Display)  ›› More
30th August, 2019 | Atami, Shizuoka    ›› official website

Image All Japan Fireworks Competition in Omagari in Akita ›› More
31st August, 2019 | in Omagari in Akita   ›› official website

Image Asakusa Samba Carnival in Taito ward in Tokyo ›› More
31st August, 2019 | in Taito ward in Tokyo   ›› official website

Long-run Events in this week

Image Kamo River Summer Terrace beside Kamo River, Kyoto ›› More
1st May - 30th September, 2019 | Kamo River, Kyoto  ›› official website

Image ‘Timber’ rafting on Kitayama River, Kitayama village, Wakayama Pref. ›› More
1st May - 30th September, 2019 | Kitayama River, Kitayama village, Wakayama  ›› official website

Image Ukai (Cormorant Fishing) on Nagara River, Gifu ›› More
11th May - 15th October, 2019 | on the Nagara River, Gifu Pref.   ›› official website

Image Gujo Odori - Folk Dance Meet - at Hachiman-cho, Gujo, Gifu ›› More
Aug. 1-5, 7-16, 18-20, 24-25 & Sept. 1-2, 8 2019 | Hachiman-cho, Gujo ›› official website

Image Light-up Promenade in ancient city of Nara  ›› More
13th July - 22nd September, 2019 | in ancient city of Nara    ›› official website

Image Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival (classical & opera), Matsumoto, Nagano ›› More
17th August - 7th September, 2019 | Matsumoto City, Nagano Pref.   ›› official website

Image Gojinjo-daiko (Nabune Festival) in Wajima, Ishikawa ›› More
very often in July - August, 2019 | in Wajima City, Ishikawa Pref.   ›› official website

Art Exhibition

Image Four seasons in a glass at FAN Museum(Fujiwara Kei Memorial house), Honami, Bizen City, Okayama ›› More
6th April - 27th October, 2019 | FAN Museum(Fujiwara Kei Memorial house), Honami, Bizen City, Okayama ›› official website

Image The House is Singing; at Kazenosawa Museum, Kurihara, Miyagi ›› More
14th April - 20th October, 2019 | Kazenosawa Museum, Kurihara, Miyagi ›› official website

Image AWAZU Kiyoshi: What Can Design Do, at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa ›› More
18th May - 23rd September, 2019 | 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa ›› official website

Image NEW YORK Art Scene, Museumn of Modern Art, Wakayama ›› More
8th June - 1st September, 2019 | Museumn of Modern Art, Wakayama ›› official website

August, Hazuki (葉月, "Month of Leaves")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in August
11th August  [yama-no-hi] Mountain Day is intended “to give opportunities to get close to mountains and to appreciate the benefits of mountains”
mid-August Obon (Festival of the Dead) Annual Buddhist event for commemorating one's ancestors . .  ›› read more

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September, Nagatsuki (長月, "The Long Month")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in September
15th September  [keiro no hi] Respect for the elderly and longevity are celebrated on this national holiday.
23rd September  [Autum Equinox Day] Graves are visited during the week (ohigan) of the Equinox Day.

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October, Kannazuki (神無月, "Month of the Gods")

Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in October
Second Monday of October [Health and Sports Day (taiiku no hi)] Respect for the elderly and longevity are celebrated on this national holiday.

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