Events in Japan
November - 11 : Jyuichi-gatsu
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.
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.
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 is the art of shooting arrows on horseback, performed as a traditional ceremony that derives from horse riding exercises for Samurai warriors.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
A local event held in Katsushika-ku ward, Tokyo. This cultural exchange event gives visitors opportunities to have various multicultural experiences.
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.
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