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

Showa Kayo Night Oomori

Date: Early July 2019
Admission: Free

Ebisu

Enoshima Tenno Festival

Date: July 03, 2020
Admission: Free

Enoshima

Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival

Date: Early July 2020
Admission: Free

Hiratsuka

Shitamachi Tanabata

Date: July 02 to 06, 2020
Admission: Free

Asakusa, Iriya, Ueno

Yokohama Sparkling Twilight

Date: July 11, 2020
Admission: Free

Kannai

Mitama Matsuri

Date: July 13-16, 2020
Admission: Free

Kudanshita

Ise Shrine Dedication Fireworks Festival

Date: Mid July 2020
Admission: Free

Odaiba

Umi no Hi Lantern Festival in Odaiba

Date: July 12-13, 2020
Admission: Free

Odaiba

Oedo Beer Festival 2019

Date: Mid July 2020
Admission: Free

Machida

The Nakaita Heso Matsuri

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Itabashi

Kawasaki Daishi Furin-Ichi

Date: Mid-Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Kawasaki

Kawasaki Daishi Furin-Ichi

Date: Mid-Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Kamakura, Yuigahama

Kamakura Fireworks Festival

Date: Early July 2020
Event Schedule: 7:20PM – 8:10PM
Admission: Free

Kamakura, Yuigahama

Katsushika Fireworks Festival

Date: July 07, 2020
Admission: Free

Shibamata

Shimbashi Koichi Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Shinbashi

Jodoji Bon Odori Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Akasaka

Showa Kinen Park Fireworks Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Tachikawa

Hachioji Fireworks Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Hachioji

Shinjuku Eisa Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Shinjuku

Kagurazaka Matsuri

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Kagurazaka

The Greater Edo Tokyo Sake Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: 4,320~4,800 JPY

Kanda

Fuji Rock Festival 2019

Date: July 2020
Admission: 18,000~45,000 JPY

Kanda

Ebisu Bon Odori Festival

Date: Late July 2020
Admission: Free

Ebisu

Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival

Date: July 2020
Event Schedule: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Admission: Free

Asakusa

Ueno Summer Festival

Date: From Mid July 2020
Admission: Free

Ueno

Art Aquarium 2019

Date: Early July – Late September 2020

Ueno

Events Information Source: Japan Cheapo Events