Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festivals) in Japan!

As Japan value seasonal changes, they have a variety of seasonal food and events, and there are so many exciting events happening during summer in Japan! Summer festival is where Japanese culture revive, and where people gather, eat food and sometimes dance along with traditional Japanese summer music. Check out the following popular and unique festivals that Japan has to offer.

Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festivals) in Japan!

Koenji Awa Odori Festival: a huge dance festival in the heart of one of Tokyo's hippest neighborhood!

If you are in Tokyo in late August, make sure to check out the Koenji Awa Odori Festival. It is one of the biggest in the city, and it attracts approximately 1 million visitors! Find out more about the summer festival below!

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A List of Summer Festivals in the Kansai Area!

It is one of Japanese tradition to celebrate summer with festive events! Followings are the list of summer festivals in Kansai region, including Osaka and Kyoto!

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Tokushima Awa Odori: the mother of all awa dances!

The Tokushima Awa Odori is said to be the biggest awa dance festival in Japan, attracting annually 1.3 million visitors! Be sure to attend it if you are on the Shikoku island during the O-bon period.

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The World of Paper and Bamboo: Join Sendai Tanabata Festival from August 6th to 8th, 2018!

Sendai Tanabata Festival is a traditional, probably the most elegant summer festival that exist in Japan. People love to come visit and watch the colorful decorations mostly made by paper. Let's find out how to enjoy Sendai Tanabata Festival to fullest!

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Akita Kanto Festival: The Most Authentic Matsuri Experience in Akita

Akita Kanto Festival is one of the biggest summer festivals in Kanto region (north-east part) of Japan. Let's figure out what is so popular about Akita Kanto Festival together!

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Marine Day Lantern Festival 2018, In Odaiba, Tokyo!

The Odaiba Marine Day Lantern Festival is a great summertime activity in Tokyo. Enjoy the sight of countless paper lanterns on the beach with the Rainbow bridge and traditional boats as the backdrop! Check out the foods and other things to do as well!

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A List of Tokyo Summer Festivals!

Summer is the season for festivals, and there are a lot of festivals you can attend in Tokyo. Check out the following events!

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Sanno Matsuri 2018: One of the Tokyo's Three Big Festivals!

Sanno Matsuri is one of the three major festivals in Tokyo and in Japan. It is a biannual festival that happens alternately with Kanda Matsuri. Check out this article for more information on Sanno Matsuri!

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Choco Banana: Only at Summer Festivals in Japan!

There are a huge variety of festival food in Japan, and choco banana is one of them! It is a simple dessert, where bananas are coated with chocolate with sprinkles on top. There's something really special about choco banana, so let's find it out together!

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