Events in Japan

June - 7 :  Shichi-gatsu

Events in Japan

Paper lantern and giant doll float festival "Tenno-sama" | Jul.12. & Jul.18. 2019

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.

Narita-san Gion Festival | Jul.5-7 2019

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.

Tanabata Summer Festival in Shonan Hiratsuka | Jul. 5-7. 2019

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.

Tokyo Cafe Show | Jul.3-5 2019

The trade show exhibiting food products, equipment and services all related to cafe business.

Giant Doll Parade at Sawara | Jul.12-14 2019

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"

The World's Best Cosplay Performance Championship (WCS) in Aichi | Jul.27-Aug.4 2019

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)

Mt.Fuji Climbing Season Begins in July

Yoshida Trail: July 1st(Mon) Not yet scheduled due to rockslides
Subashiri Trail: 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

Tokyo 2020 Test Events: Bicycle road race on Jul. 21. 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.

Yokohama Sparkling Twilight 2019 | Jul.13 & 14. 2019

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!

Adachi Fish Market Public Open Day | July.13. 2019

Adachi Fish Market opens to the public on a Saturday (usually on the second Saturday) every two months.
Open from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.

FOOMA JAPAN : Food Machinery & Technology Exhibition | Jul.9-12 2019

International food machinery & Technology Exhibition

Japanese Artisanal Technique Exhibition | Jul.25-27. 2019

Visitors will experience the techniques of traditional craftsmanship which have supported Japan and the cutting-edge manufacturing technology. Admission Free

The Arakawa Traditional Handcraft Fair | Jul. 5-7. 2019

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.

Nishiaraidaishi Yosakoi Dance Festival | Jul.7.2019

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

Asakusa Kappabashi Tanabata Festival | Jul.4-8 2019

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.

Tsukishima Kusaichi Street Market | Jul.6-7 2019

A folk market held at Tsukishima old town known for Monja Street.About 150 stalls will line there.

Kagurazaka Matsuri Festival | Jul. 24-25, 26-27 2019

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.

Firework Festival in Adachi | July. 20. 2019

One of the largest fireworks festival held in Tokyo. Some 13 thousand of fireworks will be set off.

Firework Festival in Katsushika | Jul. 23. 2019

A large fireworks festival held at the Edogawa Riverside in Tokyo. About 13000 fireworks will be set off.