Omiya Nakasendo Festival is a traditional summer festival held in Omiya. The festival features Mikoshi (miniature shrines) floats parades. Taiko drumming and traditional dances will also be performed on the streets around JR Omiya Station (East exit) in the evening.
The seaside is currently adorned with over 30,000 blooming sunflowers that provide a beautiful backdrop to the Ferris wheel. The evening illumination will continue until August 14th.
One of the headlights is Tengu Mikoshi, carrying large objects of Tengu, a long-nosed goblin, that only women are allowed to carry, somehow.
Visitors will experience the techniques of traditional craftsmanship which have supported Japanese culture and cutting-edge manufacturing technologies. Admission Free
This event is held for friendship between Japan and Pakistan, also to encourage people in Japan to know about halal culture.
One of the largest float parade festivals held in greater Tokyo. 4000 people in traditional summer costume will dance and parade with 19 floats on Koshu-kaido Street.
A Tanabata Festival held at the Asagaya shopping street. The 700m-long street will be decorated with giant paper crafts, looking funny, cheap, artistic, surreal and chaotic that visitors will find 'Kawaii.'
One of the largest cosplay events held in Japan. The event site is in Aichi prefecture.
Aiming to develop a place to support up-and-coming young artists, this art showcase event will take place at Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade Center in Hamamatsucho.
Held in Yorii Town, Saitama prefecture, this traditional festival is dedicated to the god of water. Lantern-filled floats are sent down the river while fireworks light up the night sky.
The highlight of this festival will be on the 13th(Sun), the parade of people carrying more than 120 Mikoshi (portable shrines), and splashing water over the Mikoshi and the streets.
The La Cittadella commercial complex in Kawasaki City will host a local event with various summer attractions. One of the highlights is the "Night Market," featuring Japanese and ethnic food stalls.
This night event will take place at the Sumidagawa Riverside in Asakusa, where people float paper lanterns to pray for peace.
An Awa-odori festival held in front of Mitaka Station (South Exit). Mitaka is a town next to Kichijoji, one of the most popular living areas in Tokyo.
Hibiya Park Marunouchi Ondo Bon-odori Dance Festival is a large Japanese folk dance festival. People gather around a Yagura stage and dance together.
A large Japanese folk dance festival held in Hamacho-koen Park, Chuo-ku City. Local people in Yukata gather around a Yagura stage and dance together.
A traditional festival held at Suwa-jinja Shrine at Yanaka. During the festival, about 100 stalls will line the streets next to the shrine.
A night market held along Hinohara-kaido way in front of JR Musashi-Itsukaichi Station. Handmade lanterns line and shine in the marketplace has a calm and friendly atmosphere of the old town in Tokyo.
Began in 1957, Koenji Awa-odori dance festival became a popular event held every summer. 10,000 dancers will join, and a million visitors come to see their performance.