Japanese Events and Festivals May 2019

/Japanese Events and Festivals May 2019
Japanese Events and Festivals May 20192018-10-16T09:16:09+00:00

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

The month of May is still a perfect weather for touring like April, but this time the cherry blossoms starts to wither and some totally fallen off the stems. The cherry blossom views by this month is gone especially in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

In Hokkaido spring season starts in April, ski activities are replaced by hiking activities.

Upcoming Japanese Events and Festivals

Yuasa Andon Paper Lamp Stand Exhibition

Date: Until May 3, 2019
Event Schedule: 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Admission: Free

Wakayama

Hakata Dontaku Festival

Date: May 3-4, 2019
Event Schedule: 9:00AM- 9:00PM
Admission: Free

Fukuoka

Shinkawa Market Festival

Date: May 3-5, 2019
Admission: Free

Yamaguchi

Heijokyo Tempyo Sai Festival

Date: Early May
Admission: Free

Nara

Hiroshima Flower Festival

Date: May 3-5, 2019
Admission: Free

Hiroshima

Hamamatsu Festival

Date: May 3-5, 2019
Admission: Free

Shizuoka

Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival

Date: Until May 6, 2019
Admission: Free

Aomori

Kaname Inari Festival

Date: Mid May
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Nagoya Brazil Festival

Date: Mid May
Admission: Free

Aichi

Aoi Matsuri

Date: May 15, 2019
Event Schedule: 10:30AM – 3:30PM
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Togyo 1,000 Samurai Procession

Date: May 18, 2019
Event Schedule: 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Admission: Free

Tochigi

Matsumae Sakura Festival

Date: Until Mid May
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

Mifune Festival

Date: Mid May
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Kobe Festival

Date: Mid May
Admission: Free

Hyogo

Sakata Festival

Date: May 19-21
Admission: Free

Yamagata

Kamogawa Odori

Date: Until May 24, 2019
Admission: ¥2,300 – ¥4,800

Kyoto

Fuji Delicious Food Festival

Date: Until Late May
Admission: Adult – ¥600
: Children – ¥250

Yamanashi

Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Date: Until Late May
Admission: Adult – ¥600
: Children ¥250

Yamanashi

Kashima Gatalympics

Date: Late May
Admission: Free

Saga

Kyushu Beer Festival – Fukuoka (Spring)

Date: Late May

Admission: Free

Fukuoka

Events Information Source: Japan Cheapo Events