It is one the most famous festivals in Japan and is held annually in Tokyo. This is a religious event and lasts for one month. It starts in 1st July and commences on 31sr July. On 17th and 24th, July giant procession of beautifully decorated floats aka "Yamaboko Junko" are paraded on the streets if Kyoto’s Gion District.
Name of the event: Gion Matsuri
Why you should attend this: To see the grand procession of beautifully decorated floats aka "Yamaboko Junko."
Who should attend this: This is a family event.