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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……

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……

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……

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 ……

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……

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……

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……

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 years for a period of three years!  <From April 23 ……

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 making mochi, take part in the annual raffle draw an……

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, concerts or exhibitions among others are schedule……