Kyu-Furukawa Rose Festival

Apr 29Jun 30
Annual rose festival at Kyu-Furukawa Gardens with about 100 varieties of flowers coming into bloom. The western-style mansion…

Hotel Chinzanso Firefly Fantasy

May 20Jul 3
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo is a first rate hotel in Bunkyo Ward with a large, beautiful Japanese garden. While…
This event has been canceled

Kawasaki Daishi Wind Chime Market

Jul 1Aug 7
The Kawasaki Daishi Wind Chime Market (川崎大師風鈴市, Kawasaki-Daishi Fūrin-ichi) is an annual event where makers from all over…

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Early Jul 2022
The Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival began in the post-war years and is known for the colourful decorations that…

Kyoto Gion Festival

Jul 1Jul 31
Kyoto’s Gion Festival (京都祇園祭, Kyoto Gion Matsuri) is the city’s biggest festival and one of the most famous…

Hachioji Summer Market

Early Jul 2022
Hachioji Summer Market takes place along the Nishihoshasen U-Road (西放射線ユーロード) commercial street that runs northwest from the North…
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Shitamachi Tanabata Matsuri

Early Jul 2022
Tanabata (七夕) has origins in a Chinese festival of old and is celebrated not just in Japan, but…
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Iriya Asagao Matsuri

Early Jul 2022
The Iriya Asagao Matsuri (入谷朝顔まつり) claims to be the country’s biggest festival dedicated to Morning Glories, and takes…
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Kamakura Fireworks Festival

Early Jul 2022
A smaller scale event with about 2,500 fireworks set off near Yuigahama Beach. But while it might lack…

Yokohama Sparkling Twilight

Early 〜 Late Jul 2022
Annual festival and firework event in Yamashita Park. Over 3,000 fireworks are launched from the shoreline each night…

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.