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 out to see what is going on!
Events every day from 8 pm to 9:30 pm such as the following:
*Weeknight Fireworks Display: starting at 9 pm along the Otani river (the main river in the center of Kinosaki Onsen)
*Shrine Festival: Stalls and games at Shisho shrine next to Goshono-yu public bath house.
*Taiko (Japanese drum) Performance
Friday August 6th: Kinosaki Furusato (Hometown) Festival
Friday August 17th: Miss Yukata Contest 2018
Tuesday August 26th: Lantern Festival, one of the most magical events in Kinosaki Onsen. (Hundreds of lanterns made by the festival goers float down the Otani River. They write wishes on a paper lantern, put a candle inside and watch it float down the river. Anyone is welcome to make their own lantern for free. There is going to be a special platform on the river in order to let the lanterns go. This festival really resembles the beauty of the summer in Kinosaki Onsen.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
August 22nd Shrine Festival & Fireworks Display & Taiko Performance
August 23rd Shrine Festival & Fireworks Display
August 24th Shrine Festival & Fireworks Display
August 25th Shrine Festival
August 26th Lantern Festival & Fireworks Display
Note: In the case of bad weather, events may be changed or cancelled.