Oct 12, 2016
Gibbon Slacklines is hosting the Gibbon Cup 2016 in Kurume featuring world champion slackline Yukimi Fukuda. Entry to the event is free and the competition will be a true display o...
Oct 12, 2016
Fukuoka Now is pleased to announce this very special tour to see one of Kurume's finest traditional manufacturing processes: Kurume Kasuri. This full-day tour includes a delicious ...
Sep 30, 2016
Returning for its 14th year, this two-day festival draws crowds of 40,000 yakitori-lovers. 14 yakitori booths and 18 sake breweries fill the park with dishes priced between ¥300 ~ ...
Aug 25, 2016
The town of Tanushimaru is famous as the birthplace of Kyoho grapes, known as the “king of grapes”. It’s also where the first...
Apr 25, 2016
Ishibashi Bunka Center has the largest rose garden in Fukuoka. The peak season lasts for about a month starting in early May with 2,600 roses of over 400 varieties. During Golden W...
Kurume Tsutsuji (azalea) Festival is one of the biggest plant festivals in Japan. As well as azalea viewing (over 2,000 azalea on show!) there will be...
Jul 24, 2015
18,000 fireworks are launched in parallel from two positions (Sasayama & Kyomachi), illuminating both the Chikugo River and sky in this 350-year-old fireworks festival. With or...
Apr 17, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
With about 350,000 visitors every year, this is one of the biggest plant festivals in Japan. The main attraction is azalea viewing, but there are other flowers, plants, a bonsai ma...
Aug 25, 2014
Back for its 12th year, this two-day festival draws crowds of 40,000 yakitori-lovers. 14 yakitori booths and 18 sake breweries fill the park with dishes priced between ¥300 ~ ¥500....