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Events/Festivals in June , 2019

JOZANKEI NATURE LUMINARIE 〜SECRET NIGHT PARK〜
Dates:
1/6/2019  -  20/10/2019

Jozankei is a hot spring town in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Featuring tourist attractions such as Futami Suspension Bridge, as well Jozankei's forests and gorges, a fantastic light performance taking advantage of the local topography is held here from June to October.

Yamanashi, Kawaguchiko Herb Festival
Dates:
14/6/2019  -  15/7/2019

The “Kawaguchiko Herb Festival” is a major annual event for Lake Kawaguchi in the early summer. It begins in mid-June, and it lasts for roughly a month.
Around 100,000 stalks of lavender grow along the lakeside area, with the main areas for viewing the flowers being Yagizaki Park and Oishi Park.
Enjoy the rejuvenating combination of a view of Mt. Fuji and the scent of lavender.

Enjoy the hydrangeas at Kanagawa Prefecture’s Meigetsu-in Temple!
Dates:
1/6/2019  -  30/6/2019

Japan’s rainy season may be coming up, but there’s still plenty to look forward to! While June is generally wet and muggy, it’s also when varying colours of hydrangea begin to bloom beautifully all over Kanto. If you’re looking to see the flowers in all their glory, we suggest heading to the history-rich city of Kamakura, which was once the capital of Japan.

Hydrangea Festival in the Fuchu city local forest museum
Dates:
25/5/2019  -  30/6/2019

Every early summer a hydrangea festival is held in the Fuchu city local forest museum (Kyodo no Mori Museum) located in Tokyo’s Fuchu, when around 10,000 plants of hydrangea are in bloom amid the museum buildings in a traditional style, and the museum becomes an ideal destination for visitor to take a pleasant walk while viewing flowers.

Hyogo Prefecture – Himeji Yukata Festival
Dates:
22/6/2019  -  23/6/2019

Himeji Yukata Festival is a popular early-summer event in which people, clad in yukatas, gather in the city! There’s plenty to enjoy, including parades, yukata fashion shows, musical events, food stalls, and more!

The Sanno Matsuri, one of Tokyo's Three Major Festivals
Dates:
7/6/2019  -  17/6/2019

The Sanno Matsuri is a religious festival held by Hie Shrine in Tokyo. During Japan's Edo Period (1603-1867), a portable shrine used in Shinto festivals, called Mikoshi, was carried into the Edo Castle grounds. This was the origin of a special festival known as Tenka-Matsuri, in which real Shoguns paraded through what is now Tokyo. Spanning 11 days, this festival features over 20 events.