Japan’s Top 3 Summer Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss this Summer 2018

Passed down from their ancient tradition of worshiping the natural phenomena, Japanese festivals liven up summer in Japan. Here are the Japan’s top 3 summer festivals you shouldn’t miss this Summer 2018.

Azabu Juban Noryo Matsuri

Enjoy live music, entertainment and endless food stalls popular among 300,000 annual visitors!

Schedule: 2018/08/25 (Saturday) – 2018/08/26 (Sunday)
Start: 15:00
End: 21:00

Location: Azabu-Juban

Asagaya Tanabata Festival

Enjoy over-sized and colorful decorations in this festival that boasts of 830,000 annual visitors!

Schedule: 2018/08/03 (Fri) ~ 2018/08/07 (Tue)
Start: 10:00
End: 22:00

Location: Near Asagaya Station

 

Fukagawa Hachiman Festival

Prepare to get wet for this festival known for the scenes of water being thrown at the mikoshi carriers by visitors.

 

Schedule: 2018/08/11 (Saturday, Holiday) ~ 2018/08/15 (Wed)
Start: 09:00 (Procession starts around 07:30)
End: 21:00

Location: Around Tomioka Hachiman Shine

BONUS

Mitama Matsuri

Boasting of an annual visitor of 200,000 people, this festival is something to look forward to with more than 30,000 large and small lanterns coloring the night beautifully!

 

Schedule: 2018/07/13 (Friday) to 2018/07/16 (Monday)
Start: 06:00
End: 21:30
Remarks: The lights on the lanterns are from the evening

Location: Yasukuni Shrine

 

 

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