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Japan is famous for its celebrations all year around. Whether it’s a seasonal occurrence, cultural event, or a holiday, foreigners can attend one of Japan’s many festivals (matsuri) during every season. Depending on when you plan to visit Japa…… more

Japan is famous for its celebrations all year around. Whether it’s a seasonal occurrence, cultural event, or a holiday, foreigners can attend one of Japan’s many festivals (matsuri) during every season. Depending on when you plan to visit Japan, you can research and include at least one Japanese celebration in your Japan itinerary for a first-hand experience in Japanese culture.

Celebrate the new year in Japan, the most important holiday of Japan, by visiting a temple, shrine, or having a bonenkai party (“year forgetting party”). During the cherry blossom season in spring, foreigners can attend one of hundreds of cherry blossom festivals found all over Japan. Summer in Japan means hot summer festivals and colorful firework events, attracting thousands of travelers every year. In autumn, visitors can enjoy stunning autumn leaves festivals. Whatever the case may be, there is always a celebration in Japan for travelers to experience.



Festivals
SPECIAL EVENTS | Festivals
12 of Our Favorite Japanese Festivals

12 of Our Favorite Japanese Festivals

Picture | December 6th, 2019 | Dayna Hannah

Attending a Japanese festival is an experience unlike any other! Here are our favorite annual events ......

SPECIAL EVENTS | Festivals
Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Picture | November 29th, 2019 | Dayna Hannah

It's hard to choose the best places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo, but we’ve done just that so y ......

Shows & Concerts
SPECIAL EVENTS | Shows & Concerts
Ohio Northern University Marching Band Comes to Japan

Ohio Northern University Marching Band Comes to Japan

Picture | March 25th, 2019 | Dayna Hannah

All Japan Tours had the honor to host the Ohio Northern University Marching Band! ......

SPECIAL EVENTS | Shows & Concerts
American v. Japanese Concerts (OneOkRock)

American v. Japanese Concerts (OneOkRock)

Picture | July 25th, 2017 | Roro

Attending a concert in Japan is very different from going to one in America. ......

Tournaments & Competitions
Exhibits
SPECIAL EVENTS | Exhibits
Shinkai Makoto Exhibit

Shinkai Makoto Exhibit

Picture | November 15th, 2017 | Eileen

The Shinkai Makoto Exhibit shows the journey of his career and how it culminated into creating "Your ......

SPECIAL EVENTS | Exhibits
Ready Set Tokyo Motor Show 2017

Ready Set Tokyo Motor Show 2017

Picture | November 14th, 2017 | Eileen

The 45th biennial Tokyo Motor Show is a must attend event for car fans. ......

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