Events Calendar: March 2020

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This article originally featured in the March 2020 issue of Connect.

Please note that events may cancel and check with organizers directly.

 

Block 1

40th Vasaloppet Japan
March 7 – March 8
Asahikawa City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Karurusu Onsen Winter Festival
March 3
Noboribetsu, Hokkaido Prefecture
Website in English and Japanese

Day of Kagura
March 8
Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture

Hayachine Shrine Somin Festival
March 17
Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture

Semboku International Drone Film Festival
March 20
Semboku City, Akita Prefecture

Aikawa Matobi
March 21
Kitaakita City, Akita Prefecture

33rd Yogoshiyama Orchid Festival
March 1 – March 22
Hiranai Town, Aomori Prefecture

Hakkoda Snow Corridor Walk
March 30 – March 31st
Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture

 

Block 2

Niigata Sake no Jin
March 14 – March 15
Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

The Doraemon Exhibition Niigata 2020
March 20 – May 17
Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Tsunan Snow Festival
March 14
Tsunan Town, Niigata Prefecture

Hodare Matsuri
March 8
Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture

Sakata Hina Kaido
March 1 – April 3
Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Nihon-ichi Bisyuken Yamagata Fair
March 21 – March 22
Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

39th Mishima Town Living Crafts Exhibition
March 14 – March 15
Mishima Town, Fukushima Prefecture

Block 3

Mito Plum Festival
February 15 – March 29
Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Oigami Onsen Bikkuri Hina Exhibit
February 22 – March 29
Numata City, Gunma Prefecture

Misato Plum Festival
March 1 – Late March
Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture

Koinobori Village Festival
March 25 – May 15
Tatebayashi City, Gunma Prefecture

The Be-so 2020
March 7
Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

Winter Tomyo Night Festival
March 7
Nozawa Onsen, Nagano Prefecture

Snow Monkey Beer Live 2020
March 20 – March 21
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano Prefecture

Utsunomiya Daidougei Festival
March 21 – March 22
Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture

5th Kawagoe Edo Day
March 28
Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture

Block 4

I Love Ireland Festival
March 14 – March 15
Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture

Mount Takao Fire Walking Festival
March 8
Hachioji City, Tokyo Prefecture

AnimeJapan
March 21 – March 24
Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture

5th Tokyo Holi Mela
March 7
Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture
Website in English only

Uchikuroda Hadaka Matsuri
March 15
Yotsukaido City, Chiba Prefecture

18th Chiba Spring Sake Fair
March 21 – March 22
Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture

Enoshima Spring Festival
March 14 – March 15
Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Maso Festival
March 20
Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Okichi Festival
March 27
Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Shizuoka Oden Fair
March 13 – March 15
Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Block 5

Nanto Inokuchi Tsubaki Festival
March 21 – March 22
Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture

Honen Festival
March 15
Komaki City, Aichi Prefecture

Kasugai Gourmet Championship Final
March 7 – March 8
Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture

Spring All Japan Gyoza Festival 2020
March 20 – March 22
Nagakude City, Aichi Prefecture

Gifu Plum Festival
March 14 – March 15
Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

138 Tower Park Sakura Festival
March 14 – April 5
Kaizu City, Gifu Prefecture

7th Echizen Crab Thanksgiving Day
March 7 – March 8
Echizen, Fukui Prefecture

 

Block 6

12th Kurabiraki Sake Festival
March 14
Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Kobe Elvis Festival
March 21
Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Hatsuuma Festival
March 20 – March 22
Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture

14th Nihonshu Festival in Fushimi
March 20
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

Nishiki no Umaimon and Kyoto Sake Festival 2020
March 7
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

Public Showing of the Nehanzu
March 1 – March 31
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture

Square DE Hinamatsuri
February 21 – March 29
Ayabe City, Kyoto Prefecture

Hiei’s Great Houma
March 13
Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture

Mikabe Festival
March 15
Higashiomi City, Shiga Prefecture

 

Block 7

March Osaka Sumo Tournament
March 8 – March 22
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture

15th Osaka Asian Film Festival
March 6 – March 15
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture

65th Jingu Sumo Dedication
March 29
Ise City, Mie Prefecture

Visit to Akame 48 Waterfall
March 29
Nabari City, Mie Prefecture

Shuni-e Hanaeshiki
March 25 – March 31
Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Kasuga Festival
March 13
Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Kawahara-dera Sakura Illusion Night
March 20 – April 7
Asuka Village, Nara Prefecture

Ninouma
March 16
Kinokawa City, Wakayama Prefecture

Floating Hina Dolls
March 3
Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture

 

Block 8

Goro Nanohana Festival
March 8
Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture

Dogo Onsen Festival
March 19 – March 21
Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Tosa Okyaku
March 7 – March 15
Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

6th Manga Artist’s Conference in Manga Kingdom Tosa
March 7 – March 8
Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

Takamatsu Castle Gun Troop Performance
March 20
Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture

UDONNOWW EXPO 2020
March 21 – March 22
Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture

17th Katsuura Sakura Festival
March 25 – April 10
Katsuura, Tokushima Prefecture

 

Block 9

Hagi White Fish Festival
March 15
Hagi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

yab Ramen Expo in Kudamatsu
March 19 – March 23
Kudamatsu, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Niku Road Walk
March 21
Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture

Mochi-gase Flowing Hina
March 26
Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture

Nakatsui Hina Culture Festival
March 28 – March 29
Maniwa City, Okayama Prefecture

34th Kurashiki Music Festival
March 8 – March 22
Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture

Jyoukamachi Spring Sake Festival
March 7
Higashihiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Shukkei-en Night Sakura Festival
March 22 – April 4
Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Hiroshima Kanzake Festival 2020
March 20
Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

 

Block 10

Umeshu Festival
March 20 – March 23
Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Kitakyushu Ramen Championship 2020
March 14 – March 15
Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Kyushu Sakagura Biraki 2020
March 19 – March 22
Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture

Kashima Sake Brewery Tourism
March 28 – March 29
Kashima City, Saga Prefecture

The 10th Karatsu Niji no Matsubara Two-day Walk 2020
March 14 – March 15
Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture

Kanoukaen Festival
March 28
Unzen City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Bungo-ono Megurukura 2020
March 15
Bungo-ono City, Oita Prefecture

 

Block 11

Hiburi Shinji
March 18
Aso City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Sengoku Park 2020
March 21 – March 22
Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Yuyama-onsen Sakura Festival
March 28 – March 29
Yuyama, Kumamoto Prefecture

24th Ryoma Honeymoon Walk in Kirishima
March 21 – March 22
Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

38th Higashimura Azalea Festival
March 1 – March 22
Higashimura, Okinawa Prefecture

3rd Nakijinshuzo Awamori Distillery Festival
March 14 – March 15
Nakijin Village, Okinawa Prefecture

70th Mochio Sakura Matsuri
March 28 – March 29
Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Sylvanian Families Exhibition
March 20 – May 10
Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

33rd Miyakonojo Archery Festival, National Kyudo Meet
March 28 – March 29
Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture