Kameido Tenjin Shrine Plum Festival

Feb 2024
Over 300 plum tree blossom in the grounds of Kameido Tenjin Shrine between early February and early March.…

Nara Setsubun Mantoro

Feb 3 / 5:30 PM8:30 PM
More than 3,000 lanterns are lit at Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara twice a year—in early February for…

Sapporo Snow Festival

Feb 4Feb 11
What started off in 1950 as community event to display six snow statues made by local high school…

Nagasaki Lantern Festival

Feb 9Feb 25
Started by the Chinese community in Nagasaki to celebrate the Chinese New Year, this festival of lights has…

Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival

Mid Feb 〜 Early Mar 2024
Over 650 plum trees (about 50/50 red and white plum trees) blossom in Setagaya’s Hanegi Park between early…

Otaru Snow Light Path Festival

Mid Feb 2024
The Otaru Snow Light Path Festival (小樽雪あかりの路, Otaru Yuki Akari no Michi) began in 1999 with the hope…

Winter Wonder Festival

Feb 11 / 10:00 AM5:00 PM
Semi-annual exhibition of “garage kits” or resin models of anime, manga, and video game characters. The models—some made…

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Feb 15Feb 16
The ritual of hollowing out a mound of snow and building a small hut like an igloo is…

Saidaiji Eyo (“Naked Festival”)

Feb 17
The Saidaiji Eyō (西大寺会陽), more commonly known as the Hadaka Matsuri (“Naked Festival”), gets more international media attention…

CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show

Feb 22Feb 25
The CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show is Japan’s biggest photography event where the likes of Nikon, Canon,…

A calendar of all the major events and festivals in Japan. Wherever possible, the link to the event’s official website is provided and visitors are advised to confirm scheduling details on the official website before attending to ensure there have not been any last minute changes.