Events in Japan
June - 7 : Shichi-gatsu
A historic festival held in Kuki city, Saitama prefecture. Floats of giant dolls parade on streets in the day time, and the floats decorated with paper lanterns parade in the evening.
Naritasan Gion is a religious festival held at Naritasan Temple and the nearby area in Narita, Chiba Prefecture. With a history of over 300 years, this traditional festival takes place annually in summer, in the hope of bountiful crops, the welfare of its people and dreams to come true. The highlight of the festival is parading of gorgeously decorated floats and people in traditional dress.
A local summer festival held on shopping streets around JR Hiratsuka Station. During the festival, the streets will be colorfully decorated, and local people will perform dancing in the parade there.
During the 3-day festival, various events are staged on streets in Sawara old town, featuring parading of Dashi floats decorated with giant Samurai dolls, accompanying of traditional festival music "Sawara-bayashi"
One of the largest cosplay events held in Japan. Cosplayers from over 40 countries come to Japan and join this event to compete for the championship. The championship will be held in Tokyo (TOKYO round) and Aichi prefecture (NAGOYA round, final round)
July 1st(Mon) Not yet scheduled due to rockslides
July 10th(Wed) Not yet scheduled due to rockslides
Gotemba Trail: July 10th(Wed) 2019
Fujinomiya Trail: July 10th(Wed) 2019
The trail of crater rim: July 10th(Wed) 2019
Starting from Musashino Forest Park, the race will carry out with 120 road cyclists including international teams. The finish line is at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Pref.
A large summer festival annually takes place in the port city of Yokohama, includes various special events; Ship parade, Marine rescue demonstration, Mikoshi traditional parade on streets, Live performances by artists, and more!
Visitors will experience the techniques of traditional craftsmanship which have supported Japan and the cutting-edge manufacturing technology. Admission Free
The exhibition to promote the traditional handicraft industry in Arakawa-ku, Tokyo. About 70 master craftsmen participate in this exhibition. Hands-on workshops will also put on by some of the artists. Admission Free.
A local dance festival will take place at Nishiarai-Daishi, a large temple in north Tokyo. During this festival, 20 dancing teams will perform Yosakoi dance in front of the temple. Yosakoi is an advanced folk dance originally from Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku Island. The feature of Yosakoi dance is to dance lively in a group
During the festival, the street will be decorated with bamboos with colorful wishing paper, and various folk arts will be performed there on the weekend.
Hozuki(Japanese lantern plant) Market will be held at the temple in Kakurazaka. A traditional Japanese folk dance will also be performed on the streets there.