March 3 is Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival or Girls’ Festival), when people pray for the happiness and healthy growth of girls. Families with young daughters mark this day by setting up a display of dolls inside the house. They offer rice crackers and other food to the dolls.
Big Hinamatsuri events are in Kanto Area this weekend.
Meguro Gajoen (Meguro, Tokyo)
Seto Yashiki Hina-Matsuri (Ashigari, Kanagawa)
Katsuura Big Hina-Matsuri (Katsuura, Chiba)