Events in Japan

November - 11 : Jyuichi-gatsu

Events in Japan

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. This event will give you an opportunity to find how the fresh soba will taste different. 

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 the mascots created all over Japan and some countries abroad will gather at Hanyu City in Saitama prefecture and 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.

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

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. 

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

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 castle town located near Narita City in Chiba prefecture. During the festival, people in traditional costume will act armoured warriors, Samurai, and princesses, parade along the streets of the castle town. Kobudo or ancient Japanese martial art will also be performed.

Held at Katsushika-ku ward within Tokyo 23 wards,  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.

Tokyo Kurashi Lifestyle Fair | Nov.1-2 2018

A local tradeshow for Tokyo-made lifestyle products. The Taito-ku Industrial Fair will also take place at the exhibition site.

A large food festival held at Hibiya-koen Park. Over 170 thousand people visit this festival to enjoy the taste of various Japanese hot pot dishes.

This event is to encourage people to know more about industries in Sumida-ku, the district has many small factories engaged in the production from traditional crafts to cutting-edge components. During this event, workshops and tours will be held at 19 factories in Sumida-ku ward. Booking is required.

A civic culture festival participation event organized by Kokubunji International Association. The program includes Japanese speech presentation, cultural exchange, World performance, and fun event for kids.