Click on Tell me more to read about the event, then use the search term below to find out the exact dates and times for the year you’ll be there.
Bakeneko Festival (Ghost Cat Parade)
Search terms: Bakeneko Parade
Festival of 10,000 Lanterns (Oeshiki Ikegami)
Search term: Oeshiki Ikegami
Yokohama Smart Illumination
Search term: Yokohama Smart Illumination
Other events in the month of September that might be worth checking out:
Yasukuni Shrine Fall Festival
Log Rolling Exhibition
You can search for information on these by Googling the names in bold or searching for them on Tokyo Cheapo or TimeOut Tokyo, which I think have the most reliable info for events that change dates from year to year.
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