Aomori Nebuta Festival

RegionAomori Region
DescriptionHeld in central Aomori City between August 2nd through August 7th, Aomori Nebuta Festival is one of the three largest festivals in the Tohoku region bringing in more than 3 million visitors from across Japan. This festival was designated an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property of Japan in 1980. Over 20 floats full of lanterns and the colorfully-dressed Haneto (Nebuta dancers) provide special performances and a night to remember in northern Japan.
ThemeCulture Festivals Popular Summer Urban
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