North Japan Culture Fest (Tohoku Kizuna Matsuri) in Aomori
Jun. 17. and 18. 2023
Bringing people together, going beyond the moment. Creating a new Tohoku legacy, through the power of festivity! The Blue Implus will perform an aviation show on June 178(Sat) in Aomori City. The show schedule will be available soon on their official website.
Ajisai Flower (Hydrangea) Festival at Takahatafudo Temple
Jun 1 - early July
Located in the western area of Tokyo Prefecture, this historic temple has 2700 Hydrangea in 200 different varieties, fill the temple ground and the hillside behind the building.
Iris Flower Festival at Koiwa Shobu Garden
Jun. 3 - 18, 2023
The iris garden at the Edogawa River Bank is filled with 50000 iris flowers in 100 different varieties. Admission Free.
Shimoda Ajisai (Hydrangea) Festival
| Jun.1 - 30 2023
Held at Shimoda Koen Park situated on a small mountain near the Perry Road in Shimoda, Izu. 3 millions of various Hydrangea flowers will color the park while this festival is held.
Susanoo Shrine Traditional Festival
Jun. 3 and 4. 2023
A traditional festival held at Susano-jinja Shrine in Arakawa Ward, Tokyo. People in the town carry Mikoshi portable shrines and parade in the street around the shrine.
Japanese Iris Festival in Adachi City
Jun.3 - 4, 2023
A local event at Shoubunuma-koen Garden in Ayase, Adachi City in Tokyo. You will be treated to the beauty of over 8000 iris flowers in full bloom. Additionally, a world-food festival will be held in Ayase town during the festival. Admission is free for both events.
Japanese Iris (Shobu) and hydrangea (Ajisai) in the castle garden will be in bloom during the festival period. Admission is free to enter the garden.
Hiejinja Shrine Sanno Matsuri
Jun.7 - 17 2023
One of the three largest traditional festivals in Tokyo and even in Japan, has a long history back to the Edo Period.
YohaS - Open air art event in Chiba city
Jun. 9 - 10, 2023
A night art festival themed on the Ooga lotus will take place at Chiba-koen Park. The event will feature a showcase of digital art, as well as live dance and music performances. Visitors can also enjoy dazzling lighting displays.
Lies in the north-west of Kamakura historic town, this 23.7-hectares park boasts its landscapes created by nestling wild gardens into the natural setting. Saururus Chinensis will be at its best in late June.
Bunkyo Ajisai (Hydrangea) Festival
Jun. 10 - 18, 2023
Bunkyo Ajisai Matsuri (Hydrangea) Festival) is held at Hakusan-jinja shrine and the Hakusan-koen garden in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. More than 3,000 hydrangeas will be in full bloom during the festival.
Built in 660, Kashima-jingu Shrine is one of the greatest three shrines in the greater Tokyo area, has been dedicated to the god of martial arts. The ceremonies include the performance of Kobudo demonstrations and Momoteshiki Samurai Archly.
Taiwan Festival TOKYO at Ueno Park
Jun.15 - 18. 2023
Experience the Taiwanese food culture. This popular event will take place at Ueno Park Tokyo. Many different Taiwanese food stalls will be there.
Find good buys from selective items coming up from Tansuya
One of the largest fire and disaster prevention exhibitions in Japan, held once every five years. This exhibition is held to educate people about disaster prevention measures and various risks through lessons learned from past disasters.
Safflower Festival in Okegawa city, Saitama
Jun 17 - 18 2023
This is a local event held in Okegawa city, Saitama prefecture. Okegawa is known for safflower fields, rarely seen in the Tokyo area today.
Houzuki(Ground cherry) Market at Atago-jinja Shrine
Jun.23 - 24, 2023
Atago-jinja Shrine is located on the hill top of Atagoyama or Mt Atago, the highest mountain in the 23 wards of Tokyo, at an altitude of 25.7m. Atago-jinja Shrine is known for the thrilling, steep stone stairs. On the hill top of Atagoyama there is also NHK Museum of Broadcasting, the admission is free.
Iris Flower Festival at Fukiage, Oume City
Lies in a tranquil area nestled in forests in Ome, Tokyo, the 2.1 hectares of the garden is filled with more than 250 varieties of different iris flowers..
Japanese Iris Festival - Katsuhika Shoubu Matsuri
May. 29 - Jun.18. 2023
Katsushika City in Tokyo has a traditional iris garden, "Horikiri Iris Garden," with a history of hundred years, has been depicted in Ukiyoe woodblock prints by renowned artists such as Utagawa Hiroshige and Suzuki Harunobu.
An old/secondhand book exhibition and sale will be held at Kosho Kaikan Building in Kanda. Various kind of books will be sold at this market, including books on Japanese art, academic literature, traditional Manga, and magazine. Goold for those looking for something unique written in Japanese.