August events in Kyoto

As August is very hot, be careful with the heat! There are many events in Kyoto in August. Daimon-ji Gozan Okuribi for instance, is one of the most famous events in Kyoto with the huge Chinese characters on the mountains surrounding Kyoto lit by bonfires.

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Kamishichiken Beer Garden

Lovely Omotenashi from Maiko and Geiko in Kamishichiken Beer Garden
August 1 - 31 Nijo Castle & Kitano Tenmangu / Central Kyoto Area
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Umekoji park tedukuri ichi

Flea market offering hand made in environment full of nature
August 4 Kyoto Station / Central Kyoto Area
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Enmusubi jishu festival

Monthly event for good relation and marriage
August 5 Gion & Kiyomizu Temple / Central Kyoto Area
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Nagoshino Shinji

Summer purification ceremony held in Shimogamo Shrine in a lively atmosphere
August 6 Shimogamo Shrine & Kitayama / Central Kyoto Area
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Kameoka Peace Festival Hozugawa River Fireworks

Enjoy beautifully colored Kyoto’s summer with 5,000 fireworks
August 7 Arashiyama & Sagano / Other Kyoto Area
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Hyakumanben tedukuri ichi

Flea market offering hand made items loved by locals
August 15 Shimogamo Shrine & Kitayama / Central Kyoto Area
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Arashiyama Toro Nagashi

A mysterious floating lantern event in Arashiyama where the lanterns carry prayers
August 16 Arashiyama & Sagano / Other Kyoto Area
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Popular Gozan Okuribi

Bonfires on the mountains illuminates Kyoto’s summer
August 16 Shimogamo Shrine & Kitayama / Central Kyoto Area
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To-ji Kobo Market

A huge turnout! The monthly bargain-hunt
August 21 Kyoto Station / Central Kyoto Area
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Ennichi (Tenjin san)

Huge flea market at Kitano Tenmangu
August 25 Nijo Castle & Kitano Tenmangu / Central Kyoto Area
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