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Four seasons of Fukuoka

Fukuoka has full of seasonal events and festivals! Town is rich in greenery and flowers bloom in the parks. New excitement awaits you every time!

Spring in Fukuoka -Beautiful Cherry Blossoms and the Dontaku Port Festival-

Spring features of Fukuoka are cherry blossoms and the Hakata Dontaku Port Festival. There are many cherry blossom viewing spots in the city from late March to early April. The viewing spots are crowded with people who enjoy hanami (flower viewing), enjoying sake and meals under the full blooming...

Full of Festivals and Events, Lively Summer of Fukuoka

Fukuoka boasts the Hakata Gion Yamakasa, the symbolic festival of the city. From July 1st to midnight of the 14th, you can see beautifully decorated Yamakasa floats which are over 10 meters high, exhibited all around the city. Oiyama is the climax of the festival where men wearing traditional cos...

Autumn in Fukuoka -Festivals with a Truly Japanese Atmosphere-

Autumn in Fukuoka brings Hojoe, a festival held at Hakozaki Shrine.
Asian Month, held from September to November, and Hakata Akihaku are also autumn features of Fukuoka. The former is an event where you can meet and get the feel of Asia. The latter is a series of events including festivals with...

Glittering Winter of Fukuoka

Fukuoka is a part of the southern island of Japan and you may think it is a warm place. Actually, the cold breeze from the Japan Sea makes it snow sometimes.
The city of Fukuoka is illuminated with Christmas decorations and filled with a lively atmosphere from late-November to Christmas day.