14 upcoming events

Ohara Matsuri

Kagoshima's biggest annual festival returns each November promising traditional dance parades, taiko performances and a whole lot more.

Shizuoka Street Performance

At the start of November, the annual Street Performance World Cup will be held in Shizuoka in central Japan. It's a hugely fun event, with performances taking place all day at dozens of stages around the city. Jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, clowns and more!

Karatsu Kunchi Festival

For over 400 years, this autumn festival has been held at Karatsu Shrine and is one of Kyushu's major festival attractions.

Tokyo Ramen Show

Get your taste buds ready – Tokyo's largest ramen arrives in October/November for 11 days.

Saga International Balloon Fiesta

Held every autumn along the Kase River just outside Saga City, the Saga International Balloon Fiesta brings together hot air balloon enthusiasts from around the world.

Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival

Chrysanthemums are Japan's national flower, and there are plenty of them on display at the annual Urasa Chrysanthemum festival held at the Bishamondo Temple. Pots and pots of the beautiful blooms line the grounds of the temple, and there are also plants available for purchase if you want to test out your green thumb.

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