Japanese Events and Festivals March 2019

/Japanese Events and Festivals March 2019
Japanese Events and Festivals March 20192018-09-14T00:15:51+00:00

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

March is probably the best time to visit Japan! The temperature is not too cold and the skies are clear, perfect weather for Hanami viewing or cherry blossom viewing. By the end of March cherry blossom around Kawaguchiko area (Mt. Fuji) will start to blossom beautifully! Don’t miss out the best dates for cherry blossom viewing by visiting our Japan Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019.

Upcoming Japanese Events and Festivals

Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2019

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

Nagasaki

Souriike Plum Blossom Festival

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

Aichi

Omizutori Fire Festival

Date: March 1-14, 2019
Admission: Free

Nara

Sapporo White Illumination

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

Hokkaido

Higashiyama Hanatouro

Date: Early – Mid March, 2019

Kyoto

Osaka Asian Film Festival 2019

Date: Early – Mid March, 2019
Admission: ¥1,300 – ¥2,600

Osaka

Omihachiman Sagicho Fire Festival

Date: Mid March, 2019
Admission: Free

Shiga

March Grand Sumo Tournament

Date: Mid-Late March, 2019

Osaka

“Light of Versailles” Winter Illumination

Date: Late October – Late March, 2019
Admission: ¥1,000

Shizuoka

Shizuoka Matsuri

Date: Late March – Early April, 2019
Admission: Free

Shizuoka

Kitano Odori

Date: Late March – Early April, 2019
Admission: ¥4,300 – ¥4,800

Kyoto

Events Information Source: Japan Cheapo Events