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Fukuoka Prefecture – Hakata Dontaku Port Festival

Hakata Dontaku is a large festival, visited by over 2 million people, that is held annually on May 3rd and 4th. Events and parades are held at over 30 areas throughout the city, and many residents dress up and parade around with shamisen, taiko drums, and rice paddles.

Fukuoka Castle Cherry Blossom Festival

Every year a grand cherry blossom festival is held in Fukuoka City’s Maizuru Park, where around 1000 cherry trees bloom beautifully in the spring. During the cherry blossom festival, the park is packed with people coming to look at the flowers, all the way into the night!