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The people of Nagasaki are very fond of festivals and the many festivals held throughout the year are lively events with active local-community involvement. Festivals in Nagasaki showcase the unique fingerprint of energy, spirit, history and culture, and therefore attract large numbers of tourists. Explore the list of traditional Japanese festivals, one-of-a-kind festivals that demonstrate the influence of Nagasaki's colorful history as the sole trade port in Japan, food festivals where you can try the delicacies of the season, and flower festivals to enjoy the best four seasons of Japan.

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EVENTS OF November

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Event Name Dates held Outline
Sea Bream Fishing Competition in KazusaOctoberEvery year in October a traditional fishing event is held in Kazusa, with a history that dates back decades. The participants compete in pole-and-line fishing as an ac...
Shindenan Autumn Public ViewingAbout 20 days in spring and autumn each yearA garden with a history going as far back as the Edo Period, Shindenan is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden with an attached tea room that is not usually open to...
Kujuku Islands Oyster Festival - Fall Edition - Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays of November 400 grills with seating for 1600 are set up on the open grassy area at the Saikai Pearl Sea Resort. What makes the oysters in this region so delicious is the area's de...
Dream & Handcraft Festival in KazusaNovemberThe Food Exhibition and the tasting and sale of local agricultural and fishery products are the main features of this event that attracts many visitors each year. Stag...
Industrial Festival in FukaeSometime in the middle of November anuallyThis festival features a rokubei (local specialty of noodles made with sweet potatoes) eating competition, street performances, and other fun activities especially for...
Maruyama Hana Festival (Maruyama Women's Festival)Saturday and Sunday in early NovemberLocation: Umezono Migawari Tenmangu and surrounding area This event brings to life the bygone days of Maruyama, formerly one of the three largest geisha districts (ha...
Misogoro Festival in Nishi ArieSometime in the first half of NovemberIn each region of the Shimabara Peninsula many legends about giants have been told. The story about the kind and friendly giant Misogoro is one of them. A statue of Mi...
Huis Ten Bosch - Kingdom of LightEarly November to Early AprilIlluminated installations made from over 10 million lightbulbs, the world's largest such display, with added entertainments. Huis Ten Bosch welcomes you to the King...

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