Festivals & Events

shopping arcade Kira Kira Tachibana
2016.10.28
In the shadow of the Tokyo Sky Tree. Take a look around the downtown shopping arcade, Kira Kira Tachibana. Heart warming, retro, and sparkling with life!
The aptly named ‘Kira Kira’ (sparkling) Tachibana Shopping Arcade is a ten-minute walk from Keisei-Hikifune Station on the Keisei Oshiage Line in the
Kyogen: Busu
2016.10.18
Watch traditional Japanese performing arts at the Edo Tokyo Museum!
The Edo Tokyo Museum will host Noh and Kyogen Performances on stage this coming December. The performances will be played with English captions and th
2016.09.16
The Fabulous “Nara To-kae” candle light festival decorates the mysterious Nara evening!
【Contents】 Nara To-kae is an event that has been held around Nara Park at the beginning of August every year since 1999. During its 10-day period, ca
Sumida_Fireworks_001
2016.06.11
Get ready for the Sumida River Fireworks Festival!
The Sumida river fireworks festival is big summer attraction for Tokyoites. Last year more than 800,000 people visited. Furthermore, during recent yea
Odawara Reitaisai Festival
2016.04.27
It’s coming again this year! Matsubara Shrine’s Reitaisai Festival is the most energetic period in Odawara! (3rd to 5th May)
It’s a festival held in Odawara city, Kanagawa Prefecture from 3rd to 5th May. This festival is for the enshrined grand god of Odawara, and these thre
Tulips
2016.04.25
Let’s go to the Tulip festival at Echigo Kyuryo Park and see two hundred thousand tulips in bloom!
Each city in Japan has its own designated flower that represents the city. Niigata Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture both have tulips as their designat
Herding deer
2016.04.03
Deer herding to the beautiful sounds of a horn in Nara!
Herding deer started in 1892 with the establishment of a shelter for deer called Rokuen. The building was lost during the war, but rebuilt, and they h
2016.03.07
<Special Event>The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line is finally opening! Learn special tips for traveling around Hokkaido and Tohoku!
The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line will open on March 26, 2016, allowing rail travel between Tokyo and Hakodate (Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station) in about 4 ho
The Samurai show
2015.11.27
The Nagoya Bushotai group is on stage in Asakusa!
Asakusa is a popular destination for foreign tourists, because of its traditional Japanese culture. We heard that we can see Nagoya’s samurai show her
Daffodils
2015.11.19
3 million daffodils nodding in a field! The Tsumekisaki Daffodil Festival starts December 20th! 【Shizuoka Prefecture】
The festival is held from Sunday, December 20th 2015 to Wednesday, February 10th 2016. There is a wide variety of nature in Shimoda city, Shizuok
Shichi-go-san
2015.11.09
【AUTUMN】Shichi-Go-San, the celebration for children
It’s a day to celebrate children’s growth. If you visit Japanese Shinto shrines in November, you'll be luck as you will probably see children dress
2015.10.21
Making contact with the world through Kimono:“YOSHIKIMONO”, produced by YOSHIKI
A new style of Kimono was born! What do you imagine when you think of Kimono? Tidy? Sophisticated? Refined? The Kimono produced by YOSHIKI, from the
2015.10.09
【AUTUMN】Events for early November
Mon 2nd to Wed, 4th of November: Karatsu Kunchi in Karatsu city, Saga Prefecture During the transition from autumn to winter, the hottest festival
2015.10.07
(Oct 10-11th)A must-see event for Busho buffs! The Battle of Sekigahara festival will be held at Sekigahara, Gifu.
The most popular event in Sekigahara town, Gifu Prefecture is the Battle of Sekigahara festival! This event makes you feel as if you were back in time
kurama
2015.09.28
Events for the second half of October: Don’t miss these majestic festivals!
Thursday, the 15th to Sunday, the 18th of October: Niihama Taiko Matsuri in Niihama city, Ehime Prefecture It is one of the three largest festivals