November 2018


Events in November 2018

Lake Toya Illumination Street Shopping street is decorated with more than 12,000 of little lanterns, to bring the resort fantastic nights. Time: from sunset to 22:00. Everyday Hokkaido
Lake Toya
Iomante Fire Festival Autumn Version Gathering around a bonfire, Ainu people dance and sing to pray for peace and visitors’ health with Ainu ceremonial dress as they did in the ancient time. Sep 1(Sat) to
Nov 30(Fri)
Lake Akan
Hirosaki Castle Chrysanthemum and Autumn Leaves Festival The park is filled with colorful chrysanthemums include chrysanthemum dolls and beautiful autumn foliage which is also illuminated at night. Events such as folk entertainment shows, music concert on weekends and holidays are also enjoyable. Oct 19(Fri)~
Nov 11(Sun)
Hirosaki Park
Tokyo Metropolitan Tourism Chrysanthemum Exhibition This Exhibition which has been held since 1914 is known as Japan's foremost chrysanthemum exhibition for the quality and amount of its flowers among these held in Japan. The exhibition features approximately 2,000 masterpieces in one building. Nov 1(Thu)~
Hibiya Park

Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Festival

There is a 150m-long tunnel made of maple leaves along the northern bank of Lake Kawaguchi. Also, there are 60 huge maple trees on both sides of the River Nashi. Nov 1(Thu)~
Lake Kawaguchi
Korankei Autumn Leaves Festival You can enjoy the collaboration of maple and river during the day time and illumination in the night, as well as tea ceremony and drum performance. Crafts and food are available at stalls. Nov 1(Thu) to
Korankei Valley
Yokohama Chinatown Food Festival Although a promenade through Chinatown on any day guarantees a feast on all kinds of delicious dishes, the festival promises even more tasty fare than usual. The streets will have extra stalls, night-time illuminations, and activities for adults and kids. Nov 1(Thu) to
Yokohama Chinatown
Spring Festival Illumination Each street is decorated with brilliant lanterns and lanterns. The dragon, which is 80 meters long and consists of 99 lanterns, seems to fly in the sky and is the largest in Japan. Chinatown will be lit by street lanterns from 16:00 to 23:00. Nov 1(Thu) to
Mar 2(Sat)
Yokohama Chinatown
Lake Toya Illumination Tunnel There is a 70-meter long illumination tunnel around Lake Toya, creating a fairy tale world. Hokkaido wears the winter season so well, and the illumination is the perfect accompaniment for the Christmas season. Time: 19:00 to 22:00. Nov 1(Thu) to
Mar 3(Sun)
Lake Toya
Yamanashi Nouveau Festival Over 30 wineries from Yamanashi where is the biggest wine produing region in Japan will present more than 60 different new wines for tasting and purchase. Nov 3(Sat) Tokyo
Hibiya Park
North Gate Festival Musicians played music on the stage and Chinese lion dance group showed the performances between music lives near the stage. Everyone can join the Kung Fu shoes throwing competition by paying 1,500. Nov 3(Sat) Kanagawa
Yokohama Chinatown
Princess Kazunomiya’s marriage parade The parade is the readvent of Princess Kazunomiya’s marriage travel on Nakasendo trail from Kyoto to Tokyo. In 1867, Kazunomiya, the 8th daughter of Emperor Ninko, was betrothed to the 14th Tokugawa General, Iemochi. Nov 3(Thu) Gifu
Odawara Castle Chrysanthemum Exhibition With a large flower bed, including a miniature Odawarap decorated with small chrysanthemums, as many as 800 pots of Kengai, Bonsai, and Tairin chrysanthemum blossom are exhibited. Nov 3(Fri) to
Odawara Castle Park
Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu One of the biggest festivals in Hakone. Total of 170 people dressed up as samurai warriors and princesses parades in the town. There are performances by marching bands and dancing girls and by geigi who are unique to onsen resorts. Nov 4(Sun) Kanagawa
Himeji Castle Festival
Festival begins with a Noh play accompanied by bonfire. The following days will be parades of people dress traditional in costume as welll as traditional bamboo flutes performance. Dance groups, playing Banshu Ondo music, are the highlight. Nov 7(Sat) to
Himeji Castle
Cheese Festa The festival will include a cheese recipe contest, “talk shows”, food and wine matching and lots of cheese tasting with cheese producers from around the world. Nov 10(Sat) and 11(Sun) Tokyo
Kawagoe Tojinsoroi Parade In Ero period, the procession of a Joseon diplomatic mission to Japan was held to show the mutual rerationship between two countries. The parade is presented in the same form as it was. Music and dance performance can be seen too. Nov 11(Sun) Saitama
Koedo Kawagoe
Midtown Christmas The event involves romantic illumination, Santa Tress, live show, etc. The "Starlight Garden" is a particularly popular. 280,000 digitally controlled LEDs have been set up to deliver a light show lasting about five minutes, complete with music. Nov 15(Tue)~
Dec 25(Sun)
Tokyo Midtown
Sapporo White Illumination The tress around Sapporo Odori Park and Sapporo Ekimae-dori are decorated with approximately 370,000 of lighting, creating brilliant works of art that liven up the entire area and bring a romantic night to Sapporo. Nov 22(Thu) to
Mar 14(Thu)
Odori Park
Autumn Illumination In the evening, more than 90 of trees of autumn leaves are illuminated by 500 lights, making the historic garden a romantic place to vitis. Time 17:00 to 21:00. Nov 23(Fri) to Dec 2(Mon) Kawaga
Ritsurin Garden
Hinkoko Festival With Japanese traditional music, people act the story of Susanoo quelling the orochi(mythical eight-headed serpent) which are two-meter-high dolls woven from bamboo and paper. Every 2nd Sunday of Apr and Nov 23 Gifu
Oyada Shrine