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    WOW U has teamed up with Japanese biggest ticket agency to give you access to a plethora of events all over the country. From big and famous events, to local events and even events you can enjoy for free, everything is covered! Our guides will support you with purchasing tickets and any concerns you may have so you get full enjoyment out of the event you pick!

    Aug

    04

    Izu Kogen Grand Illumination

    Shizuoka 2.0 hour(s)

    The Grand Illumination at Izu Granpal Park won 3rd place in the 2019 illumination awards. Shows take place every 10 minutes where the light illuminations dance in sync with soun...

    Aug

    04

    Amanohashidate Machi Akari Light-up

    Kyoto 0.5 hour(s)

    Amanohashidate Machi Akari Light-up is an annual summer night light up event in Kyoto, held in the Monju area just south of the Amanohashidate sandbar. The area is already reno...

    Aug

    16

    Nishimonai Bon Odori Festival

    Akita 3.0 hour(s)

    The Nishimonai Bon Odori Festival is one of Japan’s three largest bon odori folk dance festivals. The modern Nishimonai Bon Odori dance is done to pay respect to deceased relati...

    Aug

    22

    Kenshin Festival

    Niigata 3.0 hour(s)

    The Kenshin Festival in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, commemorates the heroism and virtues of Uesugi Kenshin, one of the great generals of the Sengoku era. One of the main hi...

    Aug

    29

    Omagari Fireworks Festival

    Akita 2.5 hour(s)

    The Omagari Fireworks Festival in Akita Prefecture is one of the top three fireworks shows in Japan, attracting over 750,000 visitors each year. The fireworks display is free fo...

    Sep

    20

    Miyanoshita Cosmos Park

    Fukui 1.0 hour(s)

    Each year from late September to mid-October at the Miyanoshita Cosmos Park, around 100 million cosmos flowers burst into bloom, spreading across a wide-open field. Entrance to ...

    Oct

    02

    Yokokan Garden Autumn Illuminations

    Fukui 1.0 hour(s)

    Yokokan Garden is a traditional Japanese-style teien garden, its style representative of the mid-Edo period. In autumn, the trees lining the pond in the garden are illuminated, ...

    Oct

    09

    Takefu Chrysanthemum Doll Festival

    Fukui 1.5 hour(s)

    Carried out in Fukui Prefecture from October through early November, the Takefu Chrysanthemum Doll Festival is a unique Japanese celebration that can’t be found anywhere else. T...
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