7 upcoming events
Lake Yamanaka Fireworks Festival

Lake Yamanaka Fireworks Festival

Cathy Cawood

Four simultaneous firework displays lasting one hour at the Firework Festival at Lake Yamanaka, one of the Five Fuji Lakes in Yamanashi..

Yamanashi, Lake Yamanaka Thursday - Aug 1st 2 Free
Mount Fuji Long Ride

Mount Fuji Long Ride

Featured

Japan's premiere cycling event—the annual Mount Fuji Long Ride—invites cycling veterans and beginners alike to the foothil..

Yamanashi, Lake Yamanaka.. Sunday - Sep 8th 3 ¥4,000
Will You Fight Or Just Watch?

Will You Fight Or Just Watch?

Cathy Cawood

Epic battle between Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen re-enacted every year on the banks of the Fuefuki River in Yamanashi. Participation..

Yamanashi, Fuefuki City Hall.. Sunday - Oct 27th 12 Free
Lake Yamanaka Diamond Fuji Weeks

Lake Yamanaka Diamond Fuji Weeks

Cathy Cawood

Want to photograph 'Diamond Fuji'? Only in February do the settled weather and the sun's position create the opportunity..

Yamanashi, Shores of Lake.. Feb 1st - Feb 22nd 2 Free
Shingen-ko Festival in Kofu City

Shingen-ko Festival in Kofu City

Cathy Cawood

Shingen-ko is the biggest samurai festival in Japan. The festival takes place in spring and the highlight is a procession through..

Yamanashi, Maizuru Castle.. Apr 5th - Apr 7th 4 Free
Hina Doll Festival in Enzan

Hina Doll Festival in Enzan

Cathy Cawood

Antique hina doll sets from the Meiji and Showa Eras, as well as special hanging hina decorations and beautifully made padded fabric..

Yamanashi, Kanzo Yashiki Feb 11th - Apr 18th 3 ¥300
The Fuji Shibazakura Festival

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Suwannee Payne

Fuji Shibazakura Matsuri, the shibazakura or Phlox Blossom Festival is held each year from mid-April to the end of May, depending..

Yamanashi Apr 13th - May 26th 9 ¥600
 

Event Calendar