This festival takes place in Aomori City in August from 2nd to 7th August. Nebuta aka lantern floats that are a depiction of human figurines and are accompanied by waves of chanting dancers. The parade starts at sundown and goes on for hours.
Name of the event: Nebuta Matsuri
Why you should attend: The floats genuinely magnificent and the accompanying dancers are a delight to watch.
Who Should attend this: This is a family event.