Event Calendar

Toro Festival
  • Toro Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Late July
  • In 1926, lantern floating was begun in conjunction with the opening of the boating season. It was st...
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Ishitori Festival
  • Ishitori Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early August
  • Known as a unique festival and the loudest festival in Japan, it features 30 festival floats being p...
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Grand Yokkaichi Festival
  • Grand Yokkaichi Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:1st Sat & Sun in August
  • The festival is prized as a summer feature in the city. It boasts a number of floats, such as Onyudo...
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Kumano Grand Fireworks Display
  • Kumano Grand Fireworks Display
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:August 17th
  • Against the backdrop of Onigajo in Yoshino-Kumano National Park, this is a magnificent fireworks dis...
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Anori Puppet Play
  • Anori Puppet Play
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:September 15th - 16th
  • The Anori Puppet Play is a traditional event that has been passed down through the ages at Anori Jin...
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Suzuka Balloon Festival
  • Suzuka Balloon Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Late September
  • A number of exciting events including a hot air balloon competition where several balloons engage in...
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Tsu Festival
  • Tsu Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early October
  • This is a festival that has been held for over 360 years since the second feudal lord, Todo Takatsug...
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Grand Prix of Japan (FIA Formula One World Championship)
Ueno Tenjin Autumn Festival
  • Ueno Tenjin Autumn Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:October 23 to 25
  • This 400-year old autumn festival held by Tenjingu shrine has been designated as an important intang...
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Yabusame Festival (archery on horseback)