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Iwamuro Onsen Light Garden

Iwamuro Onsen Light Garden

Jan 7th - Jan 30th

On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between January 7th and January 30th, Iwamuro Onsen's Kyokakuji Temple will be illuminated..

Niigata Free
Itoigawa Anglerfish Festival

Itoigawa Anglerfish Festival

Jan 23rd - Feb 6th

The Itoigawa region of Niigata is one of the prefecture's best spots for anglerfish, and the multi-venue Itoigawa Anglerfi..

Niigata 2
Koide International Snowball Fight

Koide International Snowball Fight

Early Feb

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

Niigata 5 Free
Tokamachi Snow Festival

Tokamachi Snow Festival

Mid Feb

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 5 Free
Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Late Feb

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 5 Free
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

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