Due to Covid-19 Japanese government canceled numerous events to prevent the virus on spreading across the country.

Festival and AreaScheduleEvent Status
Sanja Matsuri in TokyoMid-MayPostponed to October 16 to 18
Aoi Matsuri in KyotoMay 15Canceled
Gion Festival in KyotoFrom July 1 to 31Canceled
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival in FukuokaFrom July 1 to 15Canceled
Tenjin Matsuri in OsakaFrom July 24 to 25Canceled (Religious services will be conducted)
Nebuta Festival in AomoriFrom August 2 to 7Canceled
Kanto Festival in AkitaFrom August 3 to 6Canceled
Sendai Tanabata Festival in MiyagiSendai Tanabata Festival, MiyagiCanceled
Yosakoi Festival in KochiFrom August 9 to 12Canceled
Awa Odori in TokushimaFrom August 12 to 15Canceled
Nagasaki Kunchi in NagasakiFrom October 7 to 9From October 7 to 9
Takayama Fall Festival in GifuFrom October 9 to 10TBD
Chichibu Night Festival in SaitamaFrom December 1 to 6TBD
Fireworks Festival and AreaScheduleEvent Status
Edogawa Fireworks Festival in TokyoEarly MayPostponed to October 24
Sumida River Fireworks Festival in TokyoEnd of JulyCanceled
Katsushika Fireworks Festival in TokyoEnd of JulyPostponed to October 10
Adachi Fireworks Festival in TokyoEnd of JulyCanceled
Tenjin Matsuri Fireworks Festival in OsakaEnd of JulyCanceled
Kumagaya Fireworks Festival in SaitamaEarly AugustCanceled
Naniwa Yodogawa Fireworks Festival in OsakaEarly AugustCanceled
Nagaoka Fireworks Festival in NiigataEarly AugustCanceled
Nagahama Kita-Biwako Great Fireworks Festival in ShigaEarly AugustPostponed to September 18
Minato Kobe Marine Fireworks Festival in HyogoEarly AugustPostponed to October 31
Kisarazu Port Fireworks Festival in ChibaAugust 15Canceled
Miyazu Toro Nagashi Fireworks Festival in KyotoMid AugustCanceled
All Japan Fireworks Competition in AkitaLast Saturday of AugustTBD
Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition in IbarakiNovember 7TBD

Postponed events are subject to cancellation or may be moved to an alternative date. Be sure to check out post for updated changes that may occur.