fbpx
Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Festivals

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

October 2022

Saijo Sake Matsuri

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 9, 2022

Saijo, Saijo
Higashi-hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-0011 Japan

Become a connoisseur of Japanese sake in two days... or just get smashed.

Find out more »

Onomichi Akari Matsuri

October 8 @ 6:00 pm
Onomichi Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free

30,000 candles decorate the route up from the water's edge all the way along the Onomichi Sanzan (3 mountain) Route taking in Senkoji-ji, Saikoku-ji and Jyodo-ji as well as many other temples. Live music adds to the atmosphere and several buddhist treasures, usually locked away, are on public display. In the event of rain the event will be postponed until the following day. Unfortunately, the official website is mostly only in Japanese, but you can see photos of the candles…

Find out more »

November 2022

Ritual Fire-walking at Daigan-ji Temple, Miyajima

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Daigan-ji Temple, 3 Miyajima-cho
Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 739-0535 Japan
Free
Daigan-ji Temple firewaalking ritual Miayjima Hiroshima

Impressive and elaborate ritual that culminates in priests and members of the public rushing across hot coals in front of Daigan-ji Temple, located at the exit from Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima. Ceremonies begin at 1pm, but the actual fire walking usually starts around 2pm. For more about and photos and video of this fire-walking ritual click here.

Find out more »

May 2023

Naki-zumo Cry Baby Sumo at Gokoku-jinja Shrine

May 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gokoku-jinja Shrine, 2-21 Motomachi, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0011 Japan
Free

What better way to celebrate Children's Day than by dressing your baby up in funny clothes and making them cry in front of a big crowd.

Find out more »

August 2023

Miyajima Kangensai

August 3, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
Itsukushima Shrine, 1-1 Miyajima-cho
Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 739-0588 Japan
Free

The Kangensai is Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima's biggest and most elaborate festival of the year.

Find out more »
+ Export Events