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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……

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 wi……

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, i……

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……

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. ……

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……

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……

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……

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 fo……

From April 23 2018 to April 24 2021

The rare Buddha is revealed for the first time in 33 years!!

It is a special year this year because the full display of the 2.13 meters tall eleven-headed Kannon Buddha can be seen at Onsenji temple in Kinosaki. It is only once every 33 year……

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……

Middle of April~

Tanto Tulip Festival 2018

Tanto Tulip Festival 2018 will be held from the middle of April to the end of April. The confirmed dates will be announced later. Come out to see the approximately 1,000,000 plante……

Mar16-18

Celebrating the First Day of the Horse in Izushi Castle Town!

Every year during the Friday, Saturday, Sunday of the third week of March, the first 'horse day' is celebrated by a festival in Izushi castle town. A 'horse day' refers to the fi……

Feb 25

Kani Matsuri 2018 (Crab Festival)

The 27th annual Kani Matsuri (Crab Festival) will take place at Tsuiyama port nearby Kinosaki Onsen on February 25th, 2018 from 8:30am to 2:00pm. Come on down and participate in ma……

2017.11.1-2018.2.24

New Discoveries of the Art and Culture

Toyooka Art Season 2017 is an Art Festival to discover –or rediscover- the charms of Toyooka through its nature, people and scenery. About 30 unique programs such as theater plays,……