Forget the real world and spend the final night of 2019 surrounded by wizards, minions, and Spider Man himself.
With a host of special events including parades and extended opening hours, USJ is one of the most memorable places to see in 2020. There will be fireworks, special performances and throwbacks to the year’s celebrations, from Halloween Horror Night to Extra Cool Summer. The event begins at 7pm on New Year’s Eve and will end at 2am on New Year’s Day, but the park will remain open until 9pm, with unlimited pass-outs until then on a Party Entry Ticket
Compared to other festivals around the country, with only 3,000 fireworks, the Nagoya Port Fireworks Festival seems relatively small. Despite this, the scenic location for the event and its proximity to Nagoya attract a spectator audience of approximately 370,000 people.
Hakata Gion Yamasaka is a festival with a 750 year history that features fundoshi (that ever popular festival garment) clad men race elaborately decorated floats that weigh in at 1 ton. The event is one of Fukuoka’s largest with approximately […]
As a port, Kuchinotsu began to flourish upon the arrival of the European traders. The town owes much to the sea so each year a Marine Festival is held. The festival is now a one-day event with stalls and entertainment […]
Taking place in the picturesque Kiso township of Nagano Prefecture, the Mikoshi Matsuri is an annual event involving approximately 100 wooden mikoshi (portable, shoulder-borne shrines). The mikoshi, weighing up to 375 kilograms, are carried and flipped (!) end over end […]