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January 30th (Thu) - February 26th (Wed)

[Limited-Time-Only] Direct Buses to Izushi & Kannabe

During your stay in Kinosaki Onsen, visit our castle town Izushi or our ski resorts in Kannabe via a direct bus! Izushi has history dating back to the Edo Period with a traditional kabuki theater, samurai house, castle ruins, and ……

November 23rd (Sun)

Kani Matsuri (Crab Festival) 2019

The 29th annual Kani Matsuri (Crab Festival) will take place at Tsuiyama Port near Kinosaki Onsen on November 23rd, 2019 from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. Come on down and participate in making mochi, take part in the annual raffle draw an……

November 7th (Thu) - 20th (Wed)

Dodan-Tsutsuji Fall Foliage Viewing

The huge Dodan-Tsutsuji tree at the Ankokuji Temple in Tanto is said to be more than 100 years old and in the autumn its leaves turn a brilliant red. The view of the colored tree from the main temple is like viewing a living paint……

October 14th (Mon) - 15th (Tues)

Kinosaki Danjiri Matsuri 2019

Kinosaki’s Danjiri Festival is coming up in October!!! This event is also known as the Fighting Shrine Festival. Four major portable shrines (danjiri), each representing a part of the town (north, east, south and west), are par……

Oct 13th (Sun), Oct 26th (Sat) – 27th (Sun), Nov 3rd (Sun), Nov 4th (Mon) – 10th (Sun)

Izushi Autumn Events 2019

There are a handful of events coming up in Izushi for the autumn season! Take a train to Toyooka Station followed by a bus over to Izushi Castle Town for these special annual festivals and events. ★Autumn Festival Date: October 1……

Oct 5th, Oct 6th, Oct 26th, Oct 27th, Nov 23rd, Nov 24th, Nov 30th, Dec 1st, Dec 7th

Free Traditional Cultural Activities in Local Villages

The University of Hyogo is offering FREE one-time tours for international tourists to interact with local common people in their own homes and try a cultural and traditional activity of their expertise. In the rural area around Ki……

September 6th (Fri) - 8th (Sun)

0th Annual Toyooka International Theater Festival

Visit the Kinosaki International Art Center for several unique, unforgettable performances! Festival Director: Oriza Hirata Main Program #1: SEINENDAN『Tokyo Notes – International Version』World Premiere Written and directed……

August 25th (Sun)

Izushi Atago Fire Festival

Come swing around a bundle of straw set on fire! The Izushi Atago Fire Festival is being held on August 25th at Ifukube Shrine in Izushi. Each year people gather from all over northern Hyogo at this small shrine to celebrate an……

August 1st (Thu) - 2nd (Fri)

Toyooka Yanagi Matsuri (Willow Festival) 2019

Toyooka Yanagi Matsuri is a 2-day summer festival that celebrates the area’s production of wicker baskets made from willow (yanagi), which was the start of Toyooka’s biggest industry. The festival is one of the largest in the regi……

July 26th (Fri) - August 25th (Sun)

Summer Festivals in Kinosaki Onsen 2019

Celebrate summer in Kinosaki Onsen with the full month of summer festivities! From July 26th to August 25th, there are festivals happening every day. Experience nostalgic Japan with everything from classic games like shateki a……

April 23rd (Tues) - 24th (Wed)

Onsen Festival 2019

Every midspring a festival is held on April 23rd and 24th to commemorate Douchi Shonin, a Buddhist monk who is the founder of Kinosaki Onsen. This festival, called Onsen Matsuri, is held on the anniversary of the monk’s death. In ……

April 20th (Sat)

Toyooka’s 9th Annual Sweets Festival

The 9th Annual Sweets Festival will be held on April 20th, 2019! This year, all of the festivities will be taking place in one day. In the morning from 8:10 to 9:40, sweets shop owners from all over Japan gather at Toyooka’……

April 10th (Wed) - Late April

Tanto Tulip Festival 2019

Every year since 1992, the countryside town of Tanto holds the Tanto Tulip Festival. This festival is held from the middle to the end of April, the exact dates depending on the blooming of the flowers. The Tanto Tulip Festival dis……

September - November

Sea of Clouds

From September to November under the right conditions you can feel as if you are floating high above the earth as a sea of clouds softly roll over the mountain tops below you.   Climb to the top of……

Autumn 2018 (October and November)

Izushi Autumn Events 2018

There are a handful of events coming up in Izushi for the autumn season! ★Autumn Festival Date: October 14th (Sun) Location: Izushi-cho The Autumn Festival is also known as the Danjiri Festival. Danjiri are large wooden cart……

October 14th (Sun) - 15th (Mon)

Kinosaki Danjiri Matsuri 2018

  Kinosaki's Danjiri Festival is coming up in October!!! This event is also known as the Fighting Shrine Festival. Four major portable shrines, each representing a part of the town (north, east, south and west), are parad……

August 1st (Wed) - 2nd (Thu)

Toyooka Yanagi Festival 2018

  Toyooka Yanagi Festival is a 2 day summer festival with dancing, food, performances, live jazz, and fireworks.  ★Day 1 :  Locals will dance up and down the main street, Daikai St., along to the town's tr……

July 27th(Fri) - August 26th(Sun)

Kinosaki Onsen Summer Festival 2018

  Summer is full of events and shows in Kinosaki Onsen. This year, they will happen over a one month period from July 27th to August 26th. We have listed the events below for every day during this period, so check it o……