Now Reports

Fukuoka Summer Festival Guide 2019

Summer is the season for local community festivals all over Japan. Some are big, and some are small, but they are an excellent opportunity to meet your neighbors and enjoy Japanese culture. One of the highlights of these festivals is Bon odori, a group dance in which everyone from young to old is encouraged to partake in. There are 13 festivals in Chuo Ward, 18 in Hakata, 14 in Minami, 21 in Sawara and 6 in Jonan. Read on for the complete list of many festivals in July and August 2019 and check which one is near you!

Special City Summer Festivals

Tenjin Summer Festival
• 8/2 (Fri.) ~ 8/4 (Sun.)
• 15:00~22:00 (*8/2: 17:00~22:00)
• Fureai Hiroba, Fukuoka City Hall
1-8-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
092-734-8750 (We Love Tenjin, weekdays 10:00~17:00)

Hakata Riverain Summer Festival
• 8/9 (Fri.), 8/10 (Sat.)
• 14:00~21:00
• Festa Square, 1F Hakata Riverain
3-1 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
 

Chuo Ward

Sasaoka
• 7/13 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/14 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Sasaoka Elementary School
2-25-1 Sasaoka, Chuo-ku

Kego
• 7/14 (Sun.) *rain or shine
• 17:00~
• Kego Elementary School
1-11-1 Kego, Chuo-ku

Takamiya
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Takamiya Elementary School
2-15-40 Shirogane, Chuo-ku

Minami-tojin
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:15~
• Minami-tojin Elementary School
2-4-61 Torikai, Chuo-ku

Sunoko
• 8/3 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 16:30~
• Former Sunoko Elementary School
3-15-1 Otemon, Chuo-ku

Akasaka
• 8/3 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Akasaka Elementary School
2-5-20 Akasaka, Chuo-ku

Tonin
• 8/4 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/5 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Tonin Elementary School
3-1-45 Tojinmachi, Chuo-ku

Fukuhama
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Fukuhama Elementary School
1-2-1 Fukuhama, Chuo-ku

Tonin
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Tonin Elementary School
3-1-45 Tojinmachi, Chuo-ku

Ozasa
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:45~
• Heiwa Chuo Park
5-12 Heiwa, Chuo-ku

Hirao
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 18:30~
• Hirao Elementary School
3-29-1 Hirao, Chuo-ku

Haruyoshi
• 8/17 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/18 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Haruyoshi Park
1-17 Haruyoshi, Chuo-ku

Maizuru
• 8/31 (Sat.) *will be held at the parking lot in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Maizuru Elementary and Junior High School
2-6-1 Maizuru, Chuo-ku

Kusagae
• 10/12 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 10:30~
• Kusagae Elementary School
2-3-5 Kusagae, Chuo-ku
 

Jonan Ward

Tsutsumigaoka
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• Bon rope making at Tsusumi Shrine: 9:00~11:00, festival at Mitsuoike Park: 18:00~21:00
• Tsutsumi Shrine, 1-20-11 Tsutsumi, Jonan-ku
• Mitsuoike Park, 1-33 Tsutsumi, Jonan-ku

Torikai
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~21:00
• Torikai Elementary School
4-13-2 Torikai, Jonan-ku

Jonan
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~21:00
• Jonan Elementary School
6-20-1 Chayama, Jonan-ku

Nagao
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• Children’s mikoshi parade: 13:00~, festival: 17:00~21:00
• Nagao Elementary School
5-1-1 Nagao, Jonan-ku

Befu
• 8/3 (Sat.)
• 17:30~20:00
• Befu Elementary School
6-9-1 Befu, Jonan-ku

Katae
• 9/15 (Sun.)
• 16:00~20:00
• Katae Elementary School
4-5-1 Katae, Jonan-ku
 

Sawara Ward

Momochihama
• 7/20 (Sat.) *canceled only in case of heavy rain
• 15:00~
• Momochihama Elementary School
4-24-1 Momochihama, Sawara-ku

Kotabe
• 7/20 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 16:00~
• Kotabe Central Park
6-7 Kotabe, Sawara-ku

Arizumi
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Murozumi Danchi Chuo Ground
Murozumidanchi, Sawara-ku

Wakiyama
• 7/27 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Wakiyama Elementary School
2558 Wakiyama, Sawara-ku

Iikura-chuo
• 7/27 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 17:30~
• Iikura-chuo Elementary School
3-6-35 Iikura, Sawara-ku

Magaribuchi
• 7/27 (Sat.) *canceled only in case of heavy rain
• 17:30~
• Magaribuchi Elementary School
713-1 Magaribuchi, Sawara-ku

Shikata
• 7/27 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Shikata Chuo Park
6-13 Shikata, Sawara-ku

Iihara
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Iihara Elementary School
7-3-1 Hara, Sawara-ku

Nishijin
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Nishijin Elementary School
6-4-1 Nishijin, Sawara-ku

Noke
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Noke Elementary School
7-16-1 Noke, Sawara-ku

Hara
• 8/3 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 17:15~
• Hara Elementary School
2-5-1 Hara, Sawara-ku

Kamo
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled only in case of heavy rain
• 17:30~
• Kamo Elementary School
1-31-1 Kamo, Sawara-ku

Tamura
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) 16:30~ in case of inclement weather
• 17:30~
• Tamura Elementary School
3-32-1 Tamura, Sawara-ku

Sawara
• 8/3 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 17:30~
• Sawara Elementary School
1-8-1 Sawara, Sawara-ku

Iikura
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled only in case of heavy rain
• 18:00~
• Iikura Elementary School
7-30-9 Iikura, Sawara-ku

Hara-nishi
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Hara-nishi Elementary School
5-16-10 Hara, Sawara-ku

Taguma
• 8/4 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 18:30~
• Taguma Elementary School
2-7-1 Taguma, Sawara-ku

Takatori
• 8/17 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 17:30~
• Takatori Elementary School
2-15-51 Shodai, Sawara-ku

Momochi
• 8/24 (Sat.) *canceled only in case of heavy rain
• 16:00~
• Momochi Elementary School
3-1-1 Momochi, Sawara-ku

Muromi
• 8/24 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Muromi Elementary School
3-3-1 Muromi, Sawara-ku

Ohara
• 8/24 (Sat.) *will be held in the gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Ohara Elementary School
3-8-10 Hara, Sawara-ku
 

Hakata Ward

Sumiyoshi (Sumiyoshi Summer Festival)
• 7/15 (Mon., hol.)
• 15:30~
• Sumiyoshi Junior High School Ground 2
3-22 Minoshima, Hakata-ku

Minoshima (Minoshima Summer Festival)
• 7/20 (Sat.)
• 14:00~
• Minoshima Market Street
2-11 Minoshima, Hakata-ku

Haruzumi (Haruzumi Festival)
• 7/27 (Sat.)
• 17:00~
• Haruzumi Elementary School
5-3-1 Hakataeki-minami, Hakata-ku

Higashi-yoshizuka (Summer Festival)
• 7/27 (Sat.)
• 17:00~
• Higashi-yoshizuka Elementary School
6-8-11 Yoshizuka, Hakata-ku

Itazuke-kita (Itazuke-kita Summer Festival)
• 7/27 (Sat.)
• 18:00~
• Itazuke Iseki Hiroba
3-21-1 Itazuke, Hakata-ku

Yoshizuka (Children’s Summer Festival)
• 7/27 (Sat.) 16:00~, 7/28 (Sun.) 9:00~
• 7/27: Yoshizuka Elementary School (main stage), 7/28: children’s mikoshi parade (Tokoin Temple ~ Yoshizuka area)
2-21-54 Yoshizuka, Hakata-ku

Mushiroda (Mushiroda Summer Festa 2019)
• 8/3 (Sat.)
• 17:30~
• Mushiroda Elementary School
4-17-1 Kuko-mae, Hakata-ku

Toko (Toko Summer Festival)
• 8/3 (Sat.)
• 18:00~
• Toko Elementary School
2-21-1 Higashi-hie, Hakata-ku

Yayoi (Yayoi Summer Festival)
• 8/3 (Sat.)
• 18:00~
• Itazuke Chuo Park
3-7 Itazuke, Hakata-ku

Hakata Elementary School Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.)
• 17:30~
• Hakata Elementary School
1-38 Naraya-machi, Hakata-ku

Higashi-sumiyoshi Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.)
• 19:00~
• Ninjin Park
4-12 Hakata-ekimae, Hakata-ku

Opening Anniversary Summer Festival
• 8/4 (Sun.)
• 16:00~
• Hakata Machiya Folk Museum
6-10 Reisen-machi, Hakata-ku

Shakokumei Ogusu & Sentomyo Festival
• 8/21 (Wed.)
• 18:00~
• Jotenji Temple
1-25-14 Hakata-ekimae, Hakata-ku

Gokusho Summer Festival (Hakata Takasagoren Osegaki)
• 8/21 (Wed.), 8/22 (Thu.)
• 18:00~
• Shofukuji Temple
6 Gokusho-machi, Hakata-ku

Kawabata Uenin Jizoson Summer Festival
• 8/23 (Fri.), 8/24 (Sat.)
• 10:00~
2-8-33 Nakasu, Hakata-ku

Naka-minami (Summer Festival)
• 8/24 (Sat.)
• 17:00~
• Naka-minami Elementary School
3-1-1 Motomachi, Hakata-ku

Tsukiguma (Noryo Festival)
• 8/24 (Sat.)
• 18:30~
• Tsukiguma Elementary School
3-30-1 Tsukiguma, Hakata-ku

Ohama Nagare Kanjo
• 8/24 (Sat.) ~ 8/26 (Mon.)
• 18:30~
• Ohama Fureai-dori
7 Taihaku-machi, Hakata-ku
 

Minami Ward

Nagazumi Festival
• 7/27 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 15:30~
• Nagazumi-odori, Nagazumi Chuo Park
5-10 Nagazumi, Minami-ku

Shiobaru Summer Festival
• 7/27 (Sat.) *postponed to 7/28 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Shiobaru Elementary School sports ground
1-27-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku

Nishi-takamiya Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 16:30~
• Nishi-takamiya Elementary School sports ground
1-6-55 Heiwa, Minami-ku

Higashi-hanahata Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Higashi-hanahata Elementary School sports ground
2-23-1 Yakatabaru, Minami-ku

Yanaga Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 17:30~
• Yanaga Chuo Park
30-2 Yanaga-danchi, Minami-ku

Tsuruta Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Tsuruta Elementary School sports ground
3-7-1 Tsuruta, Minami-ku

Nishi-nagazumi Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Nishi-nagazumi Elementary School sports ground
1-9-20 Nishi-nagazumi, Minami-ku

Miyatake Summer Festival
• 8/3 (Sat.) *postponed to 8/4 (Sun.) in case of inclement weather
• 18:00~
• Miyatake Elementary School sports ground
1-1-1 Ijiri, Minami-ku

Miyake Summer Festival
• 8/17 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 16:00~
• Miyake Elementary School sports ground
2-23-1 Miyake, Minami-ku

Higashi-wakahisa Summer Festival
• 8/17 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Fureai Hiroba
6-30-12 Wakahisa, Minami-ku

Oike Noryo Festival
• 8/24 (Sat.) *will be held in the courtyard and gymnasium in case of inclement weather
• 16:00~
• Oike Elementary School sports ground
2-8-1 Taga, Minami-ku

Takaki Festa
• 8/24 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Takaki Elementary School sports ground and gymnasium
3-11-1 Takaki, Minami-ku

Ogusu Summer Festival
• 8/24 (Sat.) *stalls will be set up in the public hall in case of inclement weather
• 17:00~
• Ogusu Elementary School sports ground
3-10-1 Ogusu, Minami-ku

Wakahisa Festival
• 8/24 (Sat.) *canceled in case of inclement weather
• 17:20~
• Wakahisa Chuo Park, Wakahisa Public Hall
4-13-13 Noma, Minami-ku

Originally written in Jul. 2018, updated in Jul. 2019.
Copyright Fukuoka Now – including all text, photos and illustrations. Permission required to re-use in any form. Meanwhile, feel free to link to this page.

NOTE: The information presented here was gathered and summarized by the Fukuoka Now staff. While we have done our best to check for accuracy, there might be errors and details may have changed. If you notice any errors or changes, please contact us. This report was originally written in Jun. 2018.

Category
Others
Fukuoka City
Published: Jul 9, 2019 / Last Updated: Jul 10, 2019

ページトップに戻る