Events in Japan

August - 8 : Hachi-gatsu

Events in Japan

Shibuya BOSAI Fes at Yoyogi Park | Aug.31 and Sep.1. 2019

A comprehensive disaster-preparedness drill will be conducted at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Noh and Kyogen Performance - "Essence Noh" 2019

Four programs are scheduled on Jul.31 and Aug. 4. Performed with subtitles (English and other languages)

Omiya Nakasendo Festival | Aug. 1-2 2019

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

Fussa Tanabata Summer Festival | Aug. 1 – 4 2019

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

Hachioji Float Parade Festival | Aug. 2-4 2019

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.

Asagaya Tanabata Festival | Aug. 3-7 2019

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.'

UENO JAZZ INN'18 | Aug.3. 2019

This is a musical event organized by Art & Culture Foundation of Taito City, annually held as a part of Ueno Summer Festival.

Numata Matsuri Festival | Aug.3-5 2019

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..

CITTA Summer Festival with Japanese-style entertainment | Aug.10-12 2019

A summer event held at La Cittadella shopping and entertainment complex in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa. The show contains music and dance performance in neo-traditional Japanese style. Admission Free.

Floating lanterns in Asakusa | Aug.10.2019

This night event held at the Sumidagawa Riverside in Asakusa where people float paper lanterns to pray for peace.

Pakistan & Japan Friendship Festival | Aug.10 - 14. 2019

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

Water Splashing Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri) | Aug. 11-15 2019

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. 17-18 2019

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. 17-18 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.

Open-air screening of " Bohemian Rhapsody" | Aug. 18. 2019

An outdoor cinema opens under the stars at Ueno park, held as an opening event of Edomachi-Taito Entertainment Festival. Admission Free.

Japan International Seafood&Technology Expo | Aug.21-23 2019

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

Oedo Matsuri Bon-odori Dance Festival | Aug. 23-24 2019

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.

Hibiya Park Marunouchi Ondo Bon-odori Dance Festival | Aug. 23-24 2019

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