What's on in Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture makes for a great visit any time of year. Expect an exciting line-up of seasonal events and festivals throughout the year and local flavors that adapt with the seasonal harvests. Each season carries a special allure bound to keep bringing visitors back, from mesmerizing rural landscapes to festivals unique to each season.

Upcoming Events

Aizu Tajima Gion Festival
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Aizu Tajima Gion Festival

Please note: The 2020 Aizu Tajima Gion Festival will be held on a much smaller scale this year, as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. Attendance will be limited to local people. This festival - recognised as a Significant Intangible Folk Cultural Asset - has a history of over 800 yea...

Soma Nomaoi Festival
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Soma Nomaoi Festival

Please note: Soma Nomaoi Festival 2020 has been scaled back and there will be no spectators as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19 Soma Nomaoi originated some one thousand odd years ago in the Minamisoma region. It has its routes in the training of horses in the field as part of milita...

Lake Numazawa Festival
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Lake Numazawa Festival

Lake Numazawa Festival is held on the first Saturday and Sunday of August every year at Lake Numazawa in Kaneyama Town. It is said that over 800 years ago, a man killed a giant snake (dragon) that lived at the bottom of Lake Numazawa in order to protect Kaneyama Town. Over the course of the 2 day...

Aizu Festival
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Aizu Festival

The Aizu Festival is one of the largest fall events in the Aizu Area. The main feature of the festival is the Aizu Hanko Gyoretsu, a procession of Aizu Domain Lords. Headed by flag-bearers holding the flags of the successive feudal lords of the Aizu Domain, the procession is attended by partic...

Fukushima by season

  • Spring

  • Summer

  • Autumn

  • Winter