Events in Osaka

Fireworks, Summer festival, Cherry Blossom Viewing and etc…
There are lots of events in Osaka.
Check out “ Event schedule in Osaka ” below and find out great event for your journey!!!

Event schedule in Osaka

  • Event date【 Red 】:Annual events
  • Event date【 Blue 】:The date changes every year. Fixed a date.
  • Event date【Green】:Depend on weather or temperature.
  • Event date【Black】:Undecided

※:event may change or suspended depending on the weather or temperature.

| Jan. | Feb. | Mar. | Apr. | May | Jun. | Jul. | Aug. | Sep. | Oct. | Nov. | Dec. |

January

Imamiya-Ebisu Jinja Shrine 「Ten-day Ebisu Festival」

Imamiya-Ebisu Jinja Shrine 「Ten-day Ebisu Festival」;(c)Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Date Place Event Name Pic
1-3/Jan Kouzu-gu Shrine Shinnen-sai(New Year Festival)
1-3/Jan Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Hatsumoude (First Visit To A Shrine On New Year)
1-3/Jan Osaka Tenman-gu Shrine Hatsumoude (First Visit To A Shrine On New Year)
3/Jan Kumata-jinja Shrine Shimenawa-age Ritual
7/Jan Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine White Horse Shinto ritual
9,10/Jan Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Ichi Ebisu Daikoku Festival “Ebessan”
9-11/Jan Imamiya Ebisu-Jinja Shrine Ten-day Ebisu Festival
10/Jan Imamiya Ebisu-Jinja Shrine Hoekago (palanquin) Parade at the Ten-day Ebisu stivaFel
14/Jan Shitennoji Temple Doyadoya:The unique festival
11,15/Jan Kouzu-gu Shrine Tondo festival
31/Jan※ Nagai Stadium Osaka International Women’s Marathon

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February

Plum grove in Osaka Castle Park

Plum grove in Osaka Castle Park;(c)Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Date Place Event Name Pic
3/Feb Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Setsubun Festival
3/Feb Tsuyu no Tenjinja“Ohatsu Tenjin” Setsubun Festival
2/11 Kouzu-gu Shrine Plum Festival
E/Feb-B/Mar Osaka Castle Park Plum grove in Osaka Castle Park

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March

Shitennoji Temple;Kongo Rikishi、Agyo statue

Shitennoji Temple;Kongo Rikishi、Agyo statue

Date Place Event Name Pic
17/Mar Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Festival Kinensai
18-24/Mar Shitennoji Temple Spring Higane Ritual

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April

Kemasakuranomiya Park Cherry Blossom

Kemasakuranomiya Park Cherry Blossom

Date Place Event Name Pic
B/Apr-M/Apr Osaka Castle Osaka Castle Sakura Viewing & Yozakura Illuminage
B/Apr Kouzu-gu Shrine Cherry Blossom Festival cherry blossom festival at Kouzu-gu
M/Apr Japan Mint Passing Through The Mint Bureau Under Cherry Blossoms
M/Apr Osaka Castle Park Cherry Blossom Viewing at Osaka Castle Park Cherry Blossom Viewing at Osaka Castle Park
B/Apr Kemasakuranomiya Park Kemasakuranomiya Park Cherry Blossom Kemasakuranomiya Park Cherry Blossom
22/Apr Shitennoji Temple Shoryo-e Ceremony
Soryo-e Ceremony

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May

Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine;Unoha Shinji Ceremony

Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine;Unoha Shinji Ceremony

Date Place Event Name Pic
1/May Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine All Japan Kyudo Championship
1-5/May Dainembutsu-ji Temple Manbu Oneri Ritual
B/May Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Unoha Shinji Ceremony
Unoha Shinji Ceremony
M/May Kouzu-gu Shrine vegetable & sake festival
M/May-B/Jun Nakanoshima Rose Garden Rose-viewing at Nakanoshima Rose Garden

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June

Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine;Rice Planting Ritual

Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine;Rice Planting Ritual

Date Place Event Name Pic
14/Jun Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Otaue Rice Planting Ritual
Otaue Rice Planting Ritual
E/Jun Near Dotonbori River/Ebisu Bridge July Grand Kabuki’s Funanorikomi
30/Jun-2/Jul Shoman-in Aizen-do (Aizen-san) Aizen Festival
Aizen Festival

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July

Osaka Temmangu Shrine;Tenjin Matsuri Festival Dedication Fireworks Display

Osaka Temmangu Shrine;Tenjin Matsuri Festival Dedication Fireworks Display

Date Place Event Name Pic
5-7/Jul Shitennoji Temple Tanabata Evening at Shitennoji Temple
7/Jul The Okawa・Tenmabashi Area Heisei Osaka Legend of the Milky Way
7/Jul Osaka Temman-gu Shrine Hoshiai Star Festival
M/Jul Hozen-ji Temple Mizukake Fudo Hozen Temple Mizukake Fudo, Omotesando Festival
11,12/Jul Ikutama jinja Shrine Ikutama Summer Festival
13/Jul Dotonbori River Namba Yasaka Shrine Summer Festival Funatogyo
14/Jul Namba Yasaka Shrine Summer Festival & Rikutogyo
17,18/Jul Kouzu-gu Shrine Grand Summer Festival
3rd Fri.Sat./Jul Tsuyu no Tenjinja“Ohatsu Tenjin” Summer Festival
20,21/Jul Nanba-Jinjia Shrine Himuro Festival
22,23/Jul Soemon-cho-dori Summer Festival
24,25/Jul Osaka Temman-gu Shrine Tenjin Matsuri Festival
25/Jul Around Okawa River Tenjin Matsuri Festival Dedication Fireworks Display
30/Jul-1/Aug Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Sumiyoshi Festival

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August

Around Our Hostel;Chuo Ward Bon Festival Dance

Around Our Hostel;Chuo Ward Bon Festival Dance

Date Place Event Name Pic
1/Aug Church of Perfect Liberty PL Fireworks
4/Aug Shitennoji Temple Kagari-no Bugaku
B/Aug Kawarayamachi ground Chuo Ward Bon Festival Dance
B/Aug The Yodo River Area Naniwa Yodogawa Fireworks Festival
9-16/Aug Shitennoji Temple Urabon-e Manto Kuyo (Memorial Candle Service for Ancestors)
9,10/Aug Shitennoji Temple Sennichi Mairi (Thousand-Day Visit)
M/Aug Shitennoji Temple Shitennoji Bon Dance Festival
M/Aug Dotonbori River Dotonbori Bon Dance International
M/Aug Kita-mido (Tsumura Branch Temple) Bon Festival Dance
24/Aug Aiaubashi Jizobon and Gomahoyo
E/Aug Around Our Hostel Shusse Jizo, Jizobon
27.28/Aug Minami-mido (Namba Branch Temple) Minamimido Bon Dance Festival

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September

Osaka Temmangu Shrine;Autumn Thinking Festival

Osaka Temmangu Shrine;Autumn Thinking Festival

Date Place Event Name Pic
1rd Sat.Sun/Sept Ikukunitama Shrine Hikohachi Festival
Mid-Autumn Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Moon Viewing Festival
Mid-Autumn Osaka Temmangu Shrine Autumn Thinking Festival

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October

Osaka Temmangu Shrine;Yabusame Shinji Retual

Osaka Temmangu Shrine;Yabusame Shinji Retual

Date Place Event Name Pic
E/Oct Kouzu-gu Shrine Tokoshie Autumn festival
25/Oct Osaka Temman-gu Shrine Yabusame Shinji Retual
E/Oct Osaka Castle Park~Intex Osaka Osaka Marathon

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November

Sukunahikona Shrine;Shinnosai Festival

Sukunahikona Shrine;Shinnosai Festival

Date Place Event Name Pic
1/Nov Kouzu-gu Shrine Ohitaki-sai festival
B/Nov Osaka Castle Park Taiyo-no-Hiroba Danjiri Festival in Osaka Castle
M/Nov-B/Dec Osaka Castle Park Autumn Festival
22.23/Nov Sukunahikona Shrine Shinnosai Festival
E/Nov-M/Nov Mido-suji Mido-suji Illumination

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December

Date Place Event Name Pic
1/Dec-M/Jan Nakanoshima Park Festival of the light in OSAKA
31/Dec Kouzu-Gu Shrine New Year’s Eve Festival
31/Dec USJ(universal studio japan) Universal Countdown Party

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Release date
21 Jan. 2016
Updated date
07 Jun. 2016
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