Japanese Events and Festivals July 2019

/Japanese Events and Festivals July 2019
Japanese Events and Festivals July 20192018-10-15T09:41:13+00:00

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

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.

Upcoming Japanese Events and Festivals

Aizen Festival

Date: Until July 2, 2019
Admission: Free

Osaka

Ise Shrine Dedication Fireworks Festival

Date: Mid July 2019
Admission: Free

Mie

Hakata Gion Yamakasa

Date: Until July 15, 2019
Admission: Free

Fukuoka

Nagoya Port Fireworks Festival

Date: Mid July 2019
Admission: Free

Aichi

Marine Festa in Kuchinotsu

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Nagasaki

Minato Matsuri Firework Display

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Wakayama

Hita Gion Festival

Date: Late July 2019

Oita

July Grand Sumo Tournament

Date: Early – Late July 2019

Aichi

Kiso Mikoshi Festival

Date: July 22-23, 2019
Event Schedule: 7:00PM onwards
Admission: Free

Nagano

Tenjin Festival

Date: July 24-25, 2019
Admission: Free

Osaka

Nagahama and Kita-Biwako Great Fireworks

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Shiga

Yamaguchi Gion Matsuri

Date: July 20-27, 2019
Admission: Free

Yamaguchi

2019 Doshin/UHB Fireworks Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

Gifu

Kuwana Suigo Fireworks Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Mie

Beppu Fire Sea Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Ishikawa

Ono-Hiyoshi Shrine Sanno Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Oita

Minato Maizuru Chatta Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Kyoto

The Japan International Birdman Rally

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Shiga

Tobata Gion Yamagasa Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Fukuoka

Nagasaki Port Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Nagasaki

Shirahama Fireworks Festival

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Wakayama

Kihoku Lantern Festival 2019

Date: Late July 2019
Admission: Free

Mie

2019 Gion Festival

Date: Until July 31, 2019
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Sumiyoshi Matsuri

Date: From July 30, 2019
Admission: Free

Osaka

Kuroishi Neputa Festival

Date: From July 30, 2019
Event Schedule: 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Admission: Free

Aomori

Sapporo Summer Festival

Date: From Mid July 2019
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

Events Information Source: Japan Cheapo Events