Events in Japan

November - 11 : Jyuichi-gatsu

Events in Japan

Matsuri Festival in Hanno City, Saitama | Nov. 3 and 4 2018

A traditional festival held in Hanno City. People from towns in the Hanno gather with their gorgeous floats and parade on the streets.

Mashiko Autumn Pottery Market (Toukiichi) | Nov.2-5, 2018

More than 500 pottery stalls will take place at this market and sell various types of potteries; teacups, rice bowls and Ramen bowls, designed in a traditional or modern Japanese style. Walking around the market to find your favourite will be fun.

Iruma Air Show at Iruma Air Base | Nov. 3. 2018

This air show held annually on the 3rd of November at Iruma Air Base in Saitama Prefecture, has more than 200 thousand people coming up to see the exciting acrobatic performance by the team Blue Impulse. Various fun events will also take place there.

Fresh Soba Noodle Festival at Chichibu | Nov. 18. 2018

A food event held at Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture, known for the scenic spots along the Arakawa River. Soba noodles made with fresh buckwheat cropped in this October will be served at the festival.

Yabusame Horseback Archery at Kawagoe | Nov. 17. 2018

Yabusame is the art of shooting arrows on horseback, performed as a traditional ceremony that derives from horse riding exercises for Samurai warriors.

Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu (Samurai Parade) | Nov. 3. 2018

Located in Hakone, Hakone-yumoto is an Onsen hot spring resort town with a long history. This event is a parade to re-enact the Daimyo Gyoretsu, the feudal lord's procession done in the Edo Period over 265 years.

The World Yuru-chara Awards | Nov. 24 and 25 2018

Yuru-chara or local mascots created across Japan and some other countries will gather at Hanyu City in Saitama prefecture to compete for the award as the most popular Yuru-chara

Le Tour de France SAITAMA CRITERIUM | Nov. 4 2018

The race is set on the 3.1km closed circuit in the middle of Saitama city. International top riders who have won classifications of 2017 Le Tour de France and Japanese leading riders will compete.

KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa 2018 | Nov.16 - 18 2018

KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa will take place in Kanazawa, the city recognized internationally as a city of art crafts or Kogei. Kogei Art Fair Kanazawa will be a platform to showcase the fresh, new values and aesthetic consciousness of Kogei from Kanazawa to the world.

Kitamoto Night Festival (Nebuta Festival) | Nov. 3. 2018

The largest Nebuta festival held in Kanto area of Japan (Greater Tokyo). People parade with colourfully pictured large paper lanterns 

Fall Foliage Festival at Naritasan Temple Garden | Nov.11-25. 2018

The Naritasan Temple is known for its beautiful Japanese garden with seasonally blooming trees and flowers. In autumn, the 165,000-square-meter garden is covered with colorful fall leaves. 

Gyoza Festival in Utsunomiya | Nov. 3 and 4. 2018

Utsunomiya is known for Gyoza, the food as popular as Ramen. Food stalls will line at Utsunomiya Joushi Park where various types of Gyoza are served at very reasonable price.

Oshijo Castle Jidai Festival | Nov. 11. 2018

Held at the park of Oshijo 忍城, a small but historic castle in Gyoda city, features a parade of people in samurai warrior costumes. The highlight is the performance of harquebusiers. 

Sakura Jidai Matsuri Festival | Nov. 11. 2018

Sakura 佐倉 is a former castle town located near Narita City in Chiba prefecture.People in traditional costume will act armoured warriors, Samurai, and princesses, will parade along the streets of the castle town. Kobudo or ancient Japanese martial art will also be performed.

Katsushika International Friendship Festival | Nov. 11. 2018

A local event held in Katsushika-ku ward, Tokyo. This cultural exchange event gives visitors opportunities to have various multicultural experiences.

Autumn Leaves Festival at Showakinen-koen Park | Nov.3-25 2018

Showakinen-koen, the largest national park in Tokyo, has various attractions including cultural and sporting amenities as well as gardens. The 300m-long ginkgo trees tunnel is the highlight of the park in autumn.

Business Fair in Chiyoda | Nov. 14. 2018

Chiyoda division of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold a business exhibition where more than 100 companies will participate.