Matsuri in Kyushu

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Aug 02, 2019
"Visit festivals! Join in!" We added travel product information.
June 20, 2019
Matsuri All stars TRAVEL PACKAGES has been released.
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June 5, 2019
The information of Matsuri All stars and Kyushu Hinokuni Spirit Festival has been updated.
March 1, 2019
Matsuri in Kyushu website opened.
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 2019/10/13
  • Name of the festival Yuda Onsen Sake Festival
  • Travel packages Sake tasting coupon for foreign travelers
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Kagoshima
  • Date 2019/9/22
  • Name of the festival Sendai Otsunahiki
  • Travel packages Half-day Tug of War Tour
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Yamaguchi
  • Date 2019/10/1~10/14
  • Name of the festival Kimono Week in Hagi
  • Travel packages Rental and dressing in Kimono
  • Link Peatix
  • Destination Saga
  • Date 2019/11/1~11/3
  • Name of the festival Saga International Balloon Fiesta
  • Travel packages An Evening with a Balloonist
  • Link Saga city Tourism Association

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 2019/9/22
  • 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 2019/10/11~10/14
  • 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 2019/10/14~10/15
  • 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 2019/10/19
  • 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 2019/11/1~11/3
  • 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 2019/11/2~11/3
  • Travel packages Coal Mine Bon Dance in Tagawa 11/2 or 11/3 (One-Day Trip)
  • Company Name Hakata Foodie
  • Link More details

as of 2019.8.2