Events

July 2016

July

Events in July 2016

Toyako Long-run Firework Every night for 20 minutes starting at 8:45 pm, the Lake Toyako night sky becomes full of fireworks. The fireworks are moved while being launched, visitors can enjoy them from everywhere in the resort. Apr 28(Sat) to
Oct 31(Wed)
Hokkaido
Lake Toya
Toyako Tourist Morning Market People can buy the fresh specialty of Toyako Town at low price at the morning market which will be open from 6:00 am to 8:00 am. late May to late Sep Hokkaido
Toyako Hot Spring
Flower of Niagara & Hana Highway and Hana Kofuji You can enjoy flowers of Niagara Falls and flower streets from where Mt. Fuji can be viewed. The event is held at Oishi Park close to Lake Kawaguchi. early Jun to
mid Oct
Yamanashi
Lake Kawaguchi
Kawaguchiko Herb Festival Held in Yagizaki Park and Oishi Park, an area known for its fresh air filled with the scent of lavender from wild flower beds. During the festival, various herbs, flowers and hand-made crafts are sold while special events, such as music, go on. Jun 15(Fri) to
Jul 16(Mon)
Yamanashi
Lake Kawaguchi
Flower Festival The flower bed which is made of 26,000 flowers of 92 species including calendula is the highlight of the event. Visitors can also see the flower monument and buy orchid and gardening groceries. Jun 23(Sat) to
Jul 1(Sun)
Hokkaido
Odori Park
Flower Story The whole shopping street will be full of flowers with a giant flower bed in the center of the shopping street and flower pots displayed by every hotel and shop. late Jun to
early Oct
Hokkaido
Soun-kyo Gorge
Lake Shikotsuko Festival This fantastic summer festival includes a drum and life band parade, a sunset concert, a ceremony involving floating lanterns on the water, and an evening fireworks display. Jun 30(Sat) and Jul 1(Sun) Hokkaido
Lake Shikotsu
Flower Scenery Hanack & Flower Road This is an event that colors the resort with flowers in pots made of drift wood, lattices, monuments and such. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll among beautiful flowers. Jul 1(Sun) to
29(Sun)
Hokkaido
Tokachigawa Hot Sping
Gion Matsuri One of the 3 most renowned festivals in Kyoto. Many events are held during the festival. Highlights are Yoi-yama on 16th and Yamahoko-junko on 17th. Also Hanagasa-junko happens on the 24th and ends with the Eki-jinja nagoshi-sai on the 31th. Jul 1(Sun)~
31(Tue)
Kyoto
Yasaka Shrine
Iomante Fire Festival Summer 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. Jul 1(Sun) to
Aug 31(Fri)
Hokkaido
Lake Akan
Moor Hot Spring Firefly Viewing Enjoy watching fireflies dancing around the night sky in this summer event. 20:00 to 21:00. Jul 7(Sat) to
22(Sun)
Hokkaido
Tokachigawa Hot Sping
Yokohama Sparkling Twilight You can enjoy music and fireworks, as well as many special activities, including the parade of portable shrines from every district in Yokohama. There is also a “Seaside Restaurant,” featuring food from best-known restaurants in the park. Jul 14(Sat) and 15(Sun) Kanagawa
Yamashita Park
Ueno Summer Festival It features a different event everyday, like a toro nagashi paper-lantern floating ceremony, an ice-sculpture display, dance performances, stands to sell local specialties, antique market, and among them, Ueno Natsu Matsuri Parade is the highlight. Jul 14(Sat) to
Aug 12(Sun)
Tokyo
Ueno Park
Sapporo Summer Festival Millions of people enjoy the most famous event in the summer of Hokkaido, with open-air beer gardens and various events such as bon dancing, handicrafts bazaar, masquerade contest. Jul 20(Fri) to
Aug 17(Fri)
Hokkaido
Odori Park
Onuma Lake Festival The event has been held for the repose of the souls of the dead in summer and worship of ancestors since 1906. There will be Toro Nagashi, to float paper lanterns on the water, accompanied by gorgeous fireworks, local food and other events. Jul 28(Sat) and 29(Sun) Hokkaido
Onuma Quasi-National Park
Sumida River Fireworks The oldest and the biggest fireworks festival. More than 20,000 of fireworks are launched and the night skies of Tokyo be lit up with dazzling fireworks. It draws 1 million people wearing traditional yukata. Jul 28(Sat)
Tokyo
Taito-ku
Sounkyo Fire Festival Ainu traditional ceremony which prays for bumper crop. The festival will be performing ainu traditional dance, Himatsuri-drum-beat, religious services of owl and the display of fireworks. Jul 28(Sat) to Aug 15(Wed) Hokkaido
Soun-kyo Gorge
Odawara Lantern Summer Festival The festival activities includes portable shrine parade, Japanese drums, traditional local dance and food. The main attraction is the 3,000 hand-made paper chochin (traditional lanterns) that are displayed around the outer moat of Odawara castle. Jul 28(Sat) and 29(Sun) Kanagawa
Odawara Castle Park
Mother Farm Fireworks 500 fireworks color the night sky beautifuly. Fireworks starts at 19:50. Jul 28 and 29, Aug 4 and 5,11 to 15, 18 and 19 Chiba
Mother Farm
Lake Festival An event to offer red rice to the king of dragon lives in Lake Ashi. In the event, there will be offering ritual, fireworks and floating lanterns. Jul 31(Tue) Kanagawa
Hakone
 
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