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Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival

Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival

Kim B

Chrysanthemums are Japan's national flower, and there are plenty of them on display at the annual Urasa Chrysanthemum festival..

Niigata Oct 31st - Nov 10th 1 Free
Koide International Snowball Fight

Koide International Snowball Fight

Kim B

The Koide International Snowball Fight is one of Japan's most unique festivals. Teams battle it out in groups of five to be..

Niigata, Hibikinomori Park.. Monday - Feb 10th 2 Free
Tokamachi Snow Festival

Tokamachi Snow Festival

Kim B

The Tokamachi Snow Festival has been held annually since 1950, and provides a fun way to enjoy the snow that this region of Japan..

Niigata Feb 15th - Feb 17th 5 Free
Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Kim B

Ojiya, in Niigata's snow country, has an annual hot air balloon festival. There's both a hot air balloon competition, as..

Niigata Feb 23rd - Feb 24th Free
Urasa Naked Man Pushing Festival

Urasa Naked Man Pushing Festival

Kim B

Urasa's Naked Pushing Festival lays claim to being one of Japan's most unique winter festivals. Participants dressed in..

Niigata, Bishamondo Temple.. Tuesday - Mar 3rd 6 Free
Nagaoka Hodare Festival

Nagaoka Hodare Festival

Kim B

Wishing for fertility? The annual Nagaoka Hodare Festival is said to bring luck to those trying for a child, or hoping for a bountiful..

Niigata, Hodare Taishin Tuesday - Mar 10th 1 Free

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