Japanese Events and Festivals November 2018

/Japanese Events and Festivals November 2018
Japanese Events and Festivals November 20182018-10-15T11:09:15+00:00

Japan has countless events and festivals that take place all year round. We listed below the Japanese events and festivals November 2018 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 November.

November in Japan bring clear skies, crisp cold air and beautiful autumn foliage. Morning and evening becomes chilly making sweaters and heat clothing a commodity. The autumn leaves are at peak in Central and Southern Tokyo, here a sneak peak of autumns in Tokyo.

Christmas lights illumination events starts by November, perfect for that photo op!

Upcoming Japanese Events and Festivals

Nigohachi Festival

Date: Early Nov
Event Schedule: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Admission: Free

Shiga

Hi-watari (Ritual Fire Walking) Festival at Daigan-ji Temple

Date: Early Nov
Event Schedule: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Admission: Free

Hiroshima

Shitennoji Wasso Festival

Date: November 4
Event Schedule: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: Free

Osaka

Karatsu Kunchi Festival

Date: November 2-4
Admission: Free

Saga

Karuizawa Momiji Festival

Date: Sept.23-Nov.5
Admission: Free

Nagano

Worldwide Eisa Festival

Date: Early November
Event Schedule: 11:00am – 6:30pm
Admission: ¥1,500 – ¥2,000

Okinawa

Utsunomiya Gyoza Festival

Date: Early November
Event Schedule: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Tochigi

Ube Festival

Date: Early Nov.
Admission: Free

Yamaguchi

Ishigaki-jima Festival

Date: November 5-6
Admission: Free

Okinawa

Hiroshima Ramen Stadium 2018

Date: Early November
Event Schedule: 11:00am – 8:00pm

Hiroshima

Gion Odori

Date: November 1-10

Kyoto

Tochigi Autumn Festival

Date: November 9-11
Admission: Free

Tochigi

Arashiyama Momiji Festival

Date: Mid November
Event Schedule: 10:30am
Admission: Free

Kyoto

Tokushima Yokai Festival

Date: Mid November
Admission: Free

Tokushima

German Christmas Market

Date: Mid-Late November
Event Schedule: 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Admission: Free

Osaka

Fukuoka Grand Sumo Tournament

Date: November 11-25

Fukuoka

Himeji Castle Light-up and Exhibition

Date: Early-Late November
Event Schedule: 9:00am – 9:30pm

Hyogo

Okinawa International Carnival

Date: Late November
Admission: Free

Okinawa

Nagasaki Christmas

Date: Late November – Late December

Nagasaki

Glover Garden Night Illumination

Date: Mid November – Late December
Event Schedule: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Nagasaki

Festival of the Lights Osaka

Date: Mid November – Late December
Admission: Free

Osaka

Saga Light Fantasy

Date: Late October – Early January
Event Schedule: 5:00pm – 11:59pm
Admission: Free

Saga

Sapporo White Illumination

Date: Late November – Mid March
Admission: Free

Hokkaido

“Light of Versailles” Winter Illumination

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

Shizuoka

Events Information Source: Japan Cheapo Events