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Posted 2022/06/23

2022 Tanto Rice Field Art

The annual rice field art installments in Tanto are back for summer 2022!From June to September, come and view two rice field artpieces carefully designed and curated by local far……

Posted 2022/06/14

Hydrangeas in Toyooka

Genbudo Cave Hydrangeas Perhaps one of the most widespread harbingers of summer in Toyooka City are the blooming hydrangeas, a flower originally cultivated in Japan, found acro……

Posted 2022/05/20

Toyooka Music Festival 2022

2021 Neighborhood Concert at Ebara Riverside Theatre The annual festival of music known as "Onpu no Saiten" will be back for 2022 from May 31 to June 5! Dubbed as the "w……

Posted 2022/04/27

Yurisan Gallery Summer/Autumn 2022 Schedule

Yurisan Gallery, a free local-run art exhibition on Toyooka's Caban Street, welcomes visitors to come and appreciate the works of local artists during their stay in Toyooka. Ma……

Posted 2022/04/06

2022 Tanto Tulip Festival

The annual Tulip Festival in Tanto, a farming village southeast of Kinosaki Onsen, is going to be held this year from April 15! Event Location: Tanto Flower Park, 1234 Tant……

August 6th (Fri) - 16th (Mon)

Tanto Sunflower Festival 2021

Although the countryside of Tanto is known for its tulips in the spring, it also boasts bright sunflowers in the summer! Since 2001, visitors have been able to view over 500,000 s……

April 12th (Mon) - 20th (Tue)

Tanto Tulip Festival 2021

Almost 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 ……

September 9th (Wed) - 22nd (Tue)

Toyooka Theater Festival 2020

The city of Toyooka is holding an annual Theater Festival from September 9th to 22nd, 2020! Theatrical, dance, and street performances will take place in various towns within Toyo……

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 f……

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 festi……

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 activi……

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 n……

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 indust……

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 ……

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 blo……

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 t……

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 t……

April 14 & 15, 2018

The 8th Annual Sweets Festival in Toyooka

The 8th Sweets Festival will be held in Toyooka City on April 14 & 15, 2018. Most of the excitement takes place on April 14 when you can find about 60 shops with various types of s……