Japan has countless events and festivals that take place all year round. We listed below the Japanese events and festivals August 2021 to help you plan your perfect itinerary! Before jumping down to the events and festivals let’s learn a little more about Japan’s weather and tradition for August.
July and August are summer months in Japan, the weather tends to be humid and hot. Be prepared for the extreme summer weather! Summer season is also packed with summer events all around Japan. Most schools are also on school break so expect that the events happening might possibly be crowded.
July and August are peak season for Japanese events and festivals, this includes many fireworks festivals or “hanabi” in Japanese. Don’t miss out on seeing the fireworks festivals, they are spectacular.