Cheapo Calendar

2017

August

Aug 19–Aug 20: Summer Sonic Osaka
Osaka

Aug 26, Saturday: Omagari Fireworks Festival
Akita

Aug 25–Aug 27: 2017 Domannaka Matsuri
Aichi

September

Sep 16–Sep 17: Danjiri Matsuri
Osaka

October

Early October: Paantu Festival
Okinawa

Oct 8, Sunday: Great Tug-of-War
Okinawa

Oct 9–Oct 10: Takayama Autumn Festival
Gifu

Oct 14–Oct 15: Nada no Kenka Festival
Hyogo

From Late October: Saga Light Fantasy
Saga

November

Nov 2–Nov 4: Karatsu Kunchi Festival
Saga

Mid–Late November: German Christmas Market
Osaka

December

Early–Mid December: Kobe Luminarie 2017
Hyogo

Dec 15–Dec 18: Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri
Nara

Early–Mid December: Arashiyama Street Lighting
Kyoto

Early–Late December: Ramen Expo 2017
Osaka

Until Late December: Nankinmachi Lantern Fair
Hyogo

From Early December: Sendai Pageant of Starlight
Miyagi

2018

January

Until Early January: Saga Light Fantasy
Saga

Jan 13–Jan 15: Nozawa Fire Festival
Nagano

February

Feb 11, Sunday: Kasedori Festival
Yamagata

Early–Mid February: Chinese New Year Festivities
Hyogo

Early–Mid February: Namahage Sedo Festival
Akita

Early–Mid February: Otaru Light Snow Path
Hokkaido

Early–Late February: Lake Towada Winter Story 2018
Aomori

Late February: Shigisan Tiger Festival
Nara

March

Until the 14th: Omizutori Fire Festival
Nara

From Late March: Shizuoka Matsuri
Shizuoka

April

Until Early April: Shizuoka Matsuri
Shizuoka

Until Early April: Inuyama Festival
Aichi

Apr 8, Sunday: Tightrope Lion Dance
Hyogo

Apr 14–Apr 15: Takayama Spring Festival
Gifu

Apr 13–Apr 16: Hikiyama Festival
Shiga

Late April: Kemari Festival
Nara

May

Mid–Late May: Kobe Festival
Hyogo

June

Early–Mid June: Yosakoi Soran Festival
Hokkaido

From the 30th: Aizen Festival
Osaka

July

Until the 2nd: Aizen Festival
Osaka

Until the 15th: Hakata Gion Yamakasa
Fukuoka

Early–Late July: July Grand Sumo Tournament
Aichi

Jul 24–Jul 25: Tenjin Festival
Osaka

Until the 31st: 2018 Gion Festival
Kyoto

From the 30th: Sumiyoshi Matsuri
Osaka

August

Until the 1st: Sumiyoshi Matsuri
Osaka

Aug 3–Aug 6: Akita Kanto Festival
Akita

Early August: Hinokuni Festival
Kumamoto

Aug 2–Aug 7: The Nebuta Festival
Aomori

Aug 6–Aug 8: Sendai Tanabata
Miyagi

November

Early–Mid November: Tochigi Autumn Festival
Tochigi

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