Late
Jul

Minato Matsuri Firework Display

8:00pm – 9:00pm
Free

Watch as 3,000 rockets are launched into the sky against the city skyline in a festival originally created to pray for the port’s safety and to bring visitors to the area. If the weather is too stormy, the festival will be postponed to the 31st.

Get the best Japan Cheapo hacks direct to your inbox

Related Events
  • Inuyama Festival
    Early
    Apr

    Inuyama Festival

    The Inuyama Matsuri is held at the beginning of April in the city of Inuyama in Aichi Prefecture. Coinciding with the blooming of the cherry blossoms, the festival features processions of three leveled ‘dashi’ – traditional wheeled floats. The festival […]

    Free
  • Early
    Apr

    Tightrope Lion Dance

    One of Japan’s more unusual festivals, here you can watch brave performers balance on a tightrope strung across a 10m-wide valley while wearing a heavy headdress. Held in the grounds of Isenomori Shrine and surrounded by cherry blossom, it’s a […]

    12:30pm
    Free
  • Sun, Apr
    12

    Kawanishi Genji Festival

    As a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled for 2020. This festival celebrates the classic work of Japanese literature Tale of Genji, by 11th century author Murasaki Shikibu. A parade will feature various characters […]

    10:00am – 3:30pm
    Free