Cheapo Calendar

2017

October

Oct 21–Oct 22: Shitennoji Flea Market
Osaka

Oct 22, Sunday: Kurama no Hi Matsuri
Kyoto

Oct 28–Oct 29: Miyazakijingu Festival
Miyazaki

From the 31st: Saga Light Fantasy
Saga

November

Nov 3, Friday: Hakone Daimyo March
Hakone

Nov 2–Nov 4: Karatsu Kunchi Festival
Saga

Nov 4–Nov 5: Ube Festival
Yamaguchi

Nov 19, Sunday: Ashiharabashi Up Market
Osaka

Mid–Late November: German Christmas Market
Osaka

From the 25th: Nagasaki Christmas
Nagasaki

December

Dec 8–Dec 17: Kobe Luminarie 2017
Hyogo

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

Until the 25th: Ramen Expo 2017
Osaka

Until Late December: Nankinmachi Lantern Fair
Hyogo

Until the 25th: Nagasaki Christmas
Nagasaki

2018

January

Until the 8th: Saga Light Fantasy
Saga

Jan 13–Jan 15: Nozawa Fire Festival
Nagano

February

Feb 11, Sunday: Kasedori Festival
Yamagata

Feb 9–Feb 11: Namahage Sedo Festival
Akita

Early–Mid February: Chinese New Year Festivities
Hyogo

Feb 10–Feb 11: Tadami Snow Festival
Fukushima

Late February: Shigisan Tiger Festival
Nara

March

Until the 14th: Omizutori Fire Festival
Nara

From the 30th: Shizuoka Matsuri
Shizuoka

April

Until the 1st: Shizuoka Matsuri
Shizuoka

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

May 3–May 5: Hamamatsu Festival
Shizuoka

Mid–Late May: Kobe Festival
Hyogo

May 19–May 21: Sakata Festival
Yamagata

June

Until Early June: Horikawa Festival
Aichi

Jun 9, Saturday: Chagu Chagu Umakko
Iwate

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

Aug 16, Thursday: Gozan no Okuribi
Kyoto

Until Mid August: Sapporo Summer Festival
Hokkaido

September

Mid September: Danjiri Matsuri
Osaka

Sep 24, Monday: Uneme Festival
Nara

From Late September: Ramen Girls Festival Osaka
Osaka

October

Early October: Ujicha Ceremony
Kyoto

Early October: Paantu Festival
Okinawa

Oct 6–Oct 7: Otsu Hikiyama Festival
Shiga

Early October: Great Tug-of-War
Okinawa

Early October: India Mela 2018
Hyogo

Until Early October: Ramen Girls Festival Osaka
Osaka

Oct 9–Oct 10: Takayama Autumn Festival
Gifu

Oct 14–Oct 15: Nada no Kenka Festival
Hyogo

November

Early–Mid November: Tochigi Autumn Festival
Tochigi

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