• November 4, 2019

    Snow Monkey Beer Live

    Snow Monkey Beer Live combines two of life’s great pleasures, great beer and great music in a one-day festival that packs a big punch! The focus is small craft breweries with leading brewers from acr...
  • July 20, 2019

    Fuji Rock Festival

    Taking place on the last weekend of July each year, Fuji Rock Festival is Japan’s largest music festival. Attracting some of the world’s top bands and performers, the festival draws huge crowds with ...
  • May 24, 2017

    Yudanaka Summer Festival

    The Yudanaka Summer Festival is held each year and is the annual event that locals of the snow monkey look forward to most! All festival activities and performances are organized and arranged by resid...
  • May 25, 2017

    Nagano Binzuru Dance Festival

    Nagano city's biggest festival is Binzuru Festival(長野びんずる祭り). It first started back in 1971 and in the first year already 10,000 people came out into the city and participated in the festival. That n...
  • February 24, 2020

    Azumino Fireworks Festival

    Taking place on August 14th each year, the Azumino Fireworks Festival lays claim to being the third largest display in Nagano Prefecture. Set against the faint silhouette of the North Alps, around 12...
  • September 20, 2010

    Matsushiro Spring Cherry Blossom Festival

    The Matsushiro Spring Cherry Blossom Festival takes place on the second Saturday of April, within the grounds of Matsushiro Castle Park. The majority of the original castle was removed in the late-19...
  • June 18, 2010

    Owara Kaze-no-Bon Festival

    Taking place over the first three days of September, the 'Owara Kaze no Bon Festival' sees dancers fill the streets of Yatsuo - in the south of Toyama City - as a prayer for a good harvest. On each d...
  • June 4, 2010

    Wakaho Fure-Ai Odori Festival

    Wakaho is a district within Nagano city, a bit farther from the central area. In Wakaho there is Yushima Tenman-gu Shrine, nicknamed Yushima Tenjin. This shrine is not to be mistaken with the one in T...
  • May 25, 2010

    Matsumoto Bon Bon Festival

    Matsumoto Bon Bon is a music festival where various groups of locals come together and dance through the streets of Matsumoto on the first Saturday of August. The dance performed is a very easy dance...