Events in Japan

August - 8 : Hachi-gatsu

Events in Japan

Tokyo International Forum

Japanese Artisanal Technique Exhibition | Aug.8-10. 2018

It is an event where you can experience the techniques of traditional craftsmanship which has supported Japan and the cutting-edge manufacturing technology. Admission Free

Pakistan & Japan Friendship Festival | Aug.10 - 14. 2018

This event is held for friendship between Japan and Pakistan, also to encourage people in Japan to know about halal culture.

Omiya Nakasendo Festival | Aug. 1-2 2018

Omiya Nakasendo Festival is a traditional summer festival held in Omiya. The festival features Mikoshi (miniature shrines) floats parades. Taiko drumming and traditional dances will also be performed on the streets around JR Omiya Station (East exit) in the evening

Asagaya Tanabata Festival | Aug. 3-7 2018

A Tanabata Festival held at the Asagaya shopping street. The 700m-long street will be decorated with giant paper crafts, looking funny, cheap, artistic, surreal and chaotic that visitors will find 'Kawaii.'

Water Splashing Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri) | Aug. 11-15 2018

Known as one of the three largest annual festivals established in the Edo period (1603-1868), Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri is such a popular traditional festival where 300,000 visitors come to see.

Shimokitazawa Awa-Odori dance Festival | Aug. 18-19 2018

An Awa-Odori dance festival held in Shimokitazawa (called Shimokita for short), a town in the western Tokyo, popular among young Japanese.

MITAKA Awa Odori Festival | Aug. 18-19 2018

An Awa-odori festival held in front of Mitaka Station (South Exit). Mitaka is a town next to Kichijoji, one of the most popular living area in Tokyo.

Oedo Matsuri Bon-odori Dance Festival | Aug. 24-25 2018

A large Japanese folk dance festival held in Hamacho-koen Park, Chuo-ku City. Local people in Yukata gather around a Yagura stage and dance together.

Harajuku Super Yosakoi Dance Festival | Aug. 25-26 2018

A big Yosakoi-dance competition festival held at Harajuku Omotesando Street, Meiji Shrine, and NHK Keyaki Street in Shibuya.

Koenji Awa-odori Dnce Festival | Aug. 25-26 2018

Began in 1957, Koenji Awa-odori dance festival became a popular event held every summer. 10,000 dancers will join, and a million visitors come to see their performance.

Hibiya Park Marunouchi Ondo Bon-odori Dance Festival | Aug. 24-25 2018

Hibiya Park Marunouchi Ondo Bon-odori Dance Festival is a large Japanese folk dance festival. People gather around a Yagura stage and dance together.

Fussa Tanabata Summer Festival | Aug. 2 – 5 2018

A large, local festival held at Fussa City in Tokyo, has 400,000 visitors every year. 

Nostalgic Night Market at Akigawa Valley | Aug.25 2018

A night market held along Hinohara-kaido way in front of JR Musashi-Itsukaichi Station. Handmade lanterns line and shine in the marketplace has a calm and friendly atmosphere of the old town in Tokyo.

Numata Matsuri Festival | Aug.3-5 2018

The festival takes place in Numata city. Gunma Prefecture. Numata city is on the way from central Tokyo to Minakami, a resort known for outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning, and Skiing..

Suwa-jinja Shrine Festival in Nishinippori | Aug. 25-26 2018

A traditional festival held at Suwa-jinja Shrine at Yanaka. During the festival, about 100 stalls will line the streets next to the shrine.

Hachioji Float Parade Festival | Aug. 3-5 2018

One of the largest float parade festivals held in greater Tokyo. 4000 people in traditional summer costume will dance and parade with 19 floats on Koshu-kaido Street.

Japan International Seafood&Technology Expo | Aug.22-24 2018

Sushi Expo will also take place as a part of this exhibition

Innovation Japan - University Trade Fair & Business Matching | Aug.30-31. 2018

500 universities, start-ups and SMEs will take part to present their R&D Achievements.