category image
33 upcoming events
Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Feb 20th - Feb 21st

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

Niigata Free
Bishamondo Naked Man Festival, Urasa

Bishamondo Naked Man Festival, Urasa

Early Mar

The Naked Man Festival at Urasa's Bishamondo is one of the top bizarre festivals in Japan and a wonderful night out each year..

Niigata 4 Free
Taro Okamoto Exhibition

Taro Okamoto Exhibition

Dec 19th - Mar 7th

A special exhibition taking place at the Niigata Prefectural Bandaijima Museum looks at the road leading to the creation of Taro..

Niigata 3 ¥1,200
Urasa Naked Man Pushing Festival

Urasa Naked Man Pushing Festival

Early Mar

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

Niigata 6 Free
Nagaoka Hodare Festival

Nagaoka Hodare Festival

Early Mar

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 1 Free
Yairo no Mori Kids Snow Festival

Yairo no Mori Kids Snow Festival

Early Mar

The Yairo no Mori Kids Snow Festival is an annual winter event designed with little ones in mind. Held at Urasa's Yairo no Mori..

Niigata 2 Free
Niigata Sakenojin

Niigata Sakenojin

Mid Mar

The Niigata Sakenojin has been held annually since 2004, and allows visitors to enjoy various different sake brews. The event also..

Niigata 6 Free
Thomas the Tank Engine Exhibition

Thomas the Tank Engine Exhibition

Dec 24th - Mar 28th

A special event taking place at the Niigata City Art Museum celebrates the 75th anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine. The event..

Niigata 4 ¥1,000

Event Calendar