If you are planning to come to Japan in summer, you may bump into a festival one day on the street. Different kinds of summer festivals have been going in different parts of Japan. I came across with one in my town 2 weeks ago and another one yesterday in Utsunomiya.
It was so crowded!
Wanna try your luck? Here is another way out except for lottery – Goldfish scooping!
Fireworks festival in my town 2 weeks ago: