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Doronko Matsuri Mud Festival

Doronko Matsuri Mud Festival

Early Jul

Shirokawa's Doronko Mud Festival in early summer has it all – bulls, devils, wrestling, pulsing drums and dancing virgins ..

Ehime 5 Free
Hydrangea Season at Mimuroto-ji Temple

Hydrangea Season at Mimuroto-ji Temple

Early Jun - Early Jul

Each year during Japan's rainy season, Kyoto's Mimuroto-ji Temple opens their hydrangea garden, which is filled with around..

Kyoto 1 ¥500
Tanabata Star Festival at Kongoji

Tanabata Star Festival at Kongoji

Thursday - Jul 7th

On the 7th of July, Tanabata Festival is held all across Japan. People write wishes on colored paper strips and use them to decorate..

Kanagawa 1 Free
Senshu Beach Lantern Festival

Senshu Beach Lantern Festival

Early Jul

Lanterns have long been used in various cultures as a way of warding off evil spirits, for providing light, and for making wishes..

Osaka Free
Abare Matsuri

Abare Matsuri

Jul 8th - Jul 9th

Abare Matsuri, or Rampage Festival, is an annual event in the town of Noto, Ishikawa. One of Japan’s most violent and fiery fe..

Ishikawa 2 Free
Narita Gion Matsuri

Narita Gion Matsuri

Jul 7th - Jul 9th

Narita Gion Festival, celebrated for three days in July, features elaborate festival floats, omikoshi portable shrine processions,..

Chiba 8 Free
Slug Festival

Slug Festival

Saturday - Jul 9th

A festival in rural Nakatsugawa dedicated to a monk and a mystery of nature on the anniversary of a death connected to forbidden..

Gifu 7 Free

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