Matsuri in Kyushu

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About Matsuri in Kyushu
The westernmost area of Japan, the Kyushu and Yamaguchi regions have plenty that will wow you - majestically beautiful mountains, expansive coastal landscapes and other stunning nature as well as hot springs, fascinating history, culture and amazing food.
Few places do matsuri (festivals) quite like Kyushu. Each area has an abundance of incredible festivals - including traditional events that have been held for centuries, rich cultural experiences, carnival atmospheres, and unique traditions steeped in local culture.
The Matsuri in Kyushu project is a one-stop portal with information to connect festival lovers from Japan and overseas alike with the numerous incredible festivals in each area of Kyushu.
In autumn 2019, you can enjoy an extravaganza of Kyushu festivals.
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Enjoy an extravaganza of Kyushu festivals in autumn 2019!

A special event by Matsuri in Kyushu
September 28 (Sat) and 29 (Sun), 2019 - 2 days only! A smorgasbord of the Kyushu and Yamaguchi area's best festivals and cuisine, all together in Kumamoto City!
" Matsuri All stars "
All the best festivals in one place!
For the very first time, over 40 of the best festivals from nine prefectures in the Kyushu and Yamaguchi areas, such as Hakata Gion Yamakasa and the Yatsushiro Myoken Festival, are being held together in the Kumamoto city centre.
" Kyushu Hinokuni Spirit ! "
Sightseeing & Food Festival
A mouthwatering array of the best meat and noodle dishes from each prefecture in the Kyushu and Yamaguchi areas. You can also enjoy local sake and shochu (distilled liquor) and buy specialities from each area.

Wander Kyushu Go festival hopping in the Kyushu and Yamaguchi areas

Over 50 festivals will be held in the Kyushu and Yamaguchi areas during the festival period (September 20 (Fri) - November 3 (Sun), 2019). Check them out!

Kyushu Map
  • Fukuoka
  • Yamaguchi
  • Saga
  • Oita
  • Nagasaki
  • Miyazaki
  • Kumamoto
  • Kagoshima
  • Okinawa
  • Yamaguchi
  • Fukuoka
  • Saga
  • Nagasaki
  • Kumamoto
  • Oita
  • Miyazaki
  • Kagoshima
  • Okinawa
Click here for details (opens as PDF) September 20 (Fri) - November 3 (Sun), 2019

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  • Destination
  • Date
  • Name of the festival
  • Travel packages
  • Link
  • Destination Yamaguchi
  • Date Oct 13, 2019
  • Name of the festival Yuda Onsen Sake Festival
  • Travel packages Sake tasting coupon for foreign travelers
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Kagoshima
  • Date Sept 22, 2019
  • Name of the festival Sendai Otsunahiki
  • Travel packages Half-day Tug of War Tour
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Yamaguchi
  • Date Oct 1 - Oct 14, 2019
  • Name of the festival Kimono Week in Hagi
  • Travel packages Rental and dressing in Kimono
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Okinawa
  • Date Oct 27,2019
  • Name of the festival Yomitan Festival
  • Travel packages Special Experience in Okinawa,Japan
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Miyazaki
  • Date Oct 26, 2019
  • Name of the festival Miyazaki Shrine Grand Festival in Miyazaki City
  • Travel packages Special assistance for enjoy Miyazaki Shrine Grand Festival
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Kumamoto
  • Date Oct 5, 2019
  • Name of the festival Kagura Festivai in Namino,Aso,Kumamoto
  • Travel packages Special seat and Assistance to go
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Yamaguchi
  • Date Oct 7, 2019
  • Name of the festival Kimono Week in Hagi
  • Travel packages Guided Tour of the Hagi Castle Town
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Yamaguchi
  • Date Oct 10, 2019
  • Name of the festival Kimono Week in Hagi
  • Travel packages Guided Tour of the Hagi Castle Town
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Saga
  • Date Nov 1 - Nov 3,2019
  • Name of the festival Saga International Balloon Fiesta
  • Travel packages An Evening with a Balloonist
  • Link Saga city Tourism Association
  • Destination Yamaguchi
  • Date Oct 1 - Oct 14, 2019
  • Name of the festival Kimono Week in Hagi
  • Travel packages Wear a Kimono And Get Photographed in Hagi City, Yamaguchi
  • Link Voyagin
  • Destination Saga
  • Date every weekend from Sept 21 to Oct 26, 2019
  • Name of the festival Karatsu kunchi
  • Travel packages Explore Festival Town Karatsu in Guided Walking Tour
  • Link Voyagin
  • Destination Kagoshima
  • Date Sept 22, 2019
  • Name of the festival Sendai Otsunahiki(Tug of War Festival)
  • Travel packages Tug-of-War Festival Participation and Tour
  • Link Voyagin
  • Destination Fukuoka
  • Date Oct 11 and 13, 2019
  • Name of the festival Hakata Old Town Light-up Walk
  • Travel packages Hakata Old Town Light-up Walking Tour
  • Link Voyagin

TRAVEL PACKAGES*Please confirm the details of travel packages on each travel agency website.

  • Destination
    ( Origin )
  • Date
  • Travel packages
  • Company Name
  • Link
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Kagoshima
    ( Fukuoka )
  • Date Sept 22, 2019
  • Travel packages 9/22 Tug of War Festival in Kagoshima, Day-Trip, Snacks, Lunch & Dinner
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Fukuoka
    ( Fukuoka )
  • Date Oct 11 - Oct 14, 2019
  • Travel packages Hakata Old Town Light-up Walk 10/11, 10/12, 10/13, or 10/14 (Evening Trip)
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Oita
    ( Fukuoka )
  • Date Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2019
  • Travel packages 10/14-10/15 Kebesu Fire Festival in Oita, OVERNIGHTER! Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Nagasaki
    ( Fukuoka )
  • Date Oct 19,2019
  • Travel packages 10/19 YOSAKOI Sasebo Dance Festival, Nagasaki, Day-Trip with Lunch, Light Dinner
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Saga
    ( Fukuoka )
  • Date Nov 1 - Nov 3,2019
  • Travel packages 2019 Saga International Balloon Fiesta in Saga 11/1, 11/2, or 11/3 (Evening Trip)
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Fukuoka
    ( Fukuoka )
  • Date Nov 2 - Nov 3,2019
  • Travel packages Coal Mine Bon Dance in Tagawa 11/2 or 11/3 (One-Day Trip)
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details
  • Destination
    ( Origin )
    Oita
    ( Oita, Beppu )
  • Date Oct 14, 2019
  • Travel packages Kebesu Festival Tour in Kunisaki City
  • Company Name Voyagin
  • Link More details

as of 2019.9.10