Home | Top 10 Carnivals | Techno Festivals | Top 10 Beer Festivals
American Festivals | European Festivals | Australian Festivals | Asian Festivals | South American Festivals

Japans Penis Festival

Japans Penis Festival

When & Where Japans Penis Festival is an Asian festival which takes place on the first Sunday in April in Kawasaki in Japan.

FYI RE: Japans Penis Festival There are 2 Penis festivals in Japan, the other more traditional one is the Honen Matsuri in Komaki.

Kanamara Matsuri Festival

What to Expect Lots of bandana sporting locals parading a giant penis around the streets gyrating it up and down, in and out to the rhythmic beats of their songs. The parade leads to the Kawasaki Daisha Temple and there's lots of afternoon events including an afternoon auction where radishes (penis shaped ones) are auctioned off. The celebrations carry on into the night in most of Kawasakis clubs. It's a great time to visit Kawasaki & Japan as it is also around the Hanami Cherry Blossom Festival.

Getting there Book a flight into Tokyo or any airport in Japan here or book a train in Asia here.

Accommodation in Kawasaki & Japan

Where to stay Book your accommodation for Japanese penis Festival below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in Kawasaki & the rest of Japan available here.

History of Kanamara Matsuri

This Japanese festival celebrates a statue of a penis which Geisha / prostitutes prayed to in the 17th Century to protect them from Sexually transmitted diseases.

Legend has it that a demon hid inside a young girl and castrated two young men on their wedding nights. In response to this a local blacksmith fashioned an iron phallus that was used to break the demon’s teeth, leading to the enshrinement of the big metal penis.

Nowadays this penis festival is used to raise awareness & money for HIV research.

Things change, always check details with a second source. We do not guarantee the validity of information found here and on associated websites and therefore can not be held liable. www.FestivalPig.com © All Rights Reserved 2007-2015.

comments powered by Disqus