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Mizuakari Festival in Kumamoto

Mizuakari Festival in Kumamoto

Oct 12th - Oct 13th

Every year in October the Mizuakari Festival brightens the night with 54,000 lights. Lanterns line the streets near Kumamoto C..

Kumamoto, Hanabatacho Area.. 6 Free
Yamaga Winter Lantern Festival

Yamaga Winter Lantern Festival

Early Feb - Early Mar

Yamaga displays illuminated paper umbrellas and and bamboo candles on winter evenings in February.

Kumamoto, Yamaga Free
Aso Fire Festival

Aso Fire Festival

Mid Mar

The slopes of Mt Aso are alight with flames during the annual March fire festival.

Kumamoto, Aso Shrine 1 Free
Carp Streamers at Tsuetate Onsen

Carp Streamers at Tsuetate Onsen

Early Apr - Early May

Hundreds of carp streamers are strung over the swift-flowing river at Kumamoto Prefecture's Tsuetate Onsen every year from April..

Kumamoto, Tsuetate Onsen 5 Free
Tamana Iris Festival

Tamana Iris Festival

Late May - Early Jun

Over 66,000 purple irises in several varieties bloom in the Takaseura River in late May to early June during the Tamana Iris F..

Kumamoto, Suizenji Garden 2 Free
Arao Rice Planting Festival

Arao Rice Planting Festival

Late Jun

The town of Arao holds a rice planting festival to kick off the start of the annual growing season.

Kumamoto, Hachimandai Free
 

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