Bunkyo Azalea Festival

Mar 30Apr 30
One of the five flower festivals of Bunkyo Ward, this time Nezu Shrine takes the spotlight. The Azalea…

Kameido Tenjin Wisteria Festival

Apr 2024
The wisteria at Kameido Tenjin Shrine (亀戸天神社) were planted during the Edo period and now the purple flowers…

Nikko Yayoi Festival

Apr 13Apr 17
The Yayoi Festival (弥生祭, Yayoi Matsuri) is held on the 13 to 17 of April each year at…

Teruhime Matsuri

Late Apr 2024
This festival started in 1988 as a way to remind people of the prestigious past of this area…

Kyu-Furukawa Rose Festival

Late Apr 〜 Late Jun 2024
Annual rose festival at Kyu-Furukawa Gardens with about 100 varieties of flowers coming into bloom. The western-style mansion…

Nakizumo Crying Baby Festival

Late Apr 2024
The Crying Sumo Festival (泣き相撲) is undoubtedly one of Tokyo’s more unusual events—and one which has attracted the…

All Fools Festival

Late Apr 2024
This oddly named festival was started in 1956 by the store owners in the commercial district around the…

Darkness Festival

Apr 30May 5
Kurayami Matsuri is one of Tokyo’s most popular festivals and one with a rich and long history with…

Omiya Bonsai Festival

Early May 2024
The annual Omiya Bonsai Matsuri is held in the world famous Omiya Bonsai Village in Kita-ku, Saitama. The…

Osaka Comic Con

May 3May 5
Even if you’re not a fan of comic books and manga, you’ll have heard of Comic Con. It…

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.