Japanese Events and Festivals February 2019

/Japanese Events and Festivals February 2019
Japanese Events and Festivals February 20192018-10-15T11:05:02+00:00

Japan has countless events and festivals that take place all year round. We listed below the Japanese events and festivals February 2019 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 February.

February like January the weather is still cold and probably it is the best time for winter sports. It is a great time to visit the powdery snow of the Ski resorts in the Northern part of the country. February isn’t just about the cold weather and snow beds, several snow festivals and winter illumination events are still held around the country.

Upcoming Japanese Events and Festivals

Heian Jingu Setsubun

Date: February 3, 2019
Event Schedule: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Yasaka Shrine Setsubun

Date: February 2-3, 2019
Event Schedule: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Zao Snow Monster Festival

Date: Early February 2019
Admission: Free

Yamagata

Dojima Yakushido Setsubun Omizukumi Festival

Date: February 3, 2019
Event Schedule: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Admission: Free

Osaka

Kayabuki no Sato Snow Lantern Festival

Date: Late January – Early February, 2019
Event Schedule: 3:00pm – 8:00pm
Admission: Free

Kyoto

The Hakodate Russian Festival11:00am – 3:00pmHokkaido

Date: Early February, 2019

Kyoto

Tadami Snow Festival

Date: Early-Mid February, 2019
Event Schedule: 10:00am – 8:30pm
Admission: Free

Fukushima

Miyajima Oyster Festival

Date: Early-Mid February, 2019
Event Schedule: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Admission: Free

Hiroshima

2019 Sapporo Snow Festival

Date: February 5-11, 2019
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

Kasedori Festival

Date: February 11, 2019
Admission: Free

Yamagata

Namahage Sedo Festival

Date: Early – Mid February, 2019
Admission: Free

Akita

Abashiri Okhotsk Drift Ice Festival

Date: Early – Mid February, 2019
Event Schedule: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

Iwate Snow Festival

Date: Early – Mid February, 2019
Admission: Free

Iwate

Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival

Date: Early – Mid February, 2019
Admission: Free

Aomori

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Date: February 14-16, 2019
Admission: Free

Akita

Chinese New Year Festivities

Date: Mid February, 2019
Admission: Free

Hyogo

Otaru Light Snow Path

Date: Early-Mid February, 2019
Event Schedule: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

Ichiya Kannyo (One Night) Festival

Date: February 20, 2019
Event Schedule: 2:00pm
Admission: Free

Osaka

Kujuku Islands Oyster Eating FestivalNagasaki

Date: Early-Late February, 2019

Osaka

Baikasai Plum Blossom Festival

Date: February 25, 2019
Event Schedule: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Shigisan Tiger Festival

Date: Late February, 2019
Admission: Free

Nara

Lake Towada Winter Story 2019

Date: Early-Late February, 2019
Admission: Free

Aomori

Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri

Date: Late February, 2019
Admission: Free

Fukui

Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2019

Date: Mid February – Early March, 2019
Admission: Free

Nagasaki

Souriike Plum Blossom Festival

Date: Mid February – Early March, 2019
Event Schedule: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: Free

Aichi

Sapporo White Illumination

Date: Late November – Mid March, 2019
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

“Light of Versailles” Winter Illumination

Date: Late October – Late March, 2019
Admission: ¥1,000 (on the door)

Shizuoka

Events Information Source: Japan Cheapo Events