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UPCOMING & PAST EVENTS
Toyooka Art Seasonautumn winter community concert workshop art cultural kinosaki takeno toyooka izushi kannabe tanto
Various dance, music, theater, and art events held throughout Toyooka City.
Izushi First Day of the Horse Festivalspring festival food_drink cultural izushi
The 400-year-old custom of welcoming the arrival of spring in Izushi Castle Town, the First Day of the Horse Festival, will be held on March 16! Join locals in praying for a prosperous year in agriculture, business, and happiness while snacking your way through local food stalls.
Izushi Monthly Marketspring summer autumn winter market food_drink community izushi
Every month in Izushi.
Autumn Foliage at Ankokuji Templeautumn nature tanto
One of Japan's most photogenic fall foliage spots.
Tsuiyama Crab Festival in Coastal Kinosaki Onsenautumn festival market food_drink community kinosaki
A festival to celebrate local fishermen.
Izushi Shin Soba Festivalautumn festival food_drink izushi
Soba buckwheat noodle festival.
Izushi Castle Festivalautumn festival cultural nature izushi
On the 3rd of November every year, the Castle Festival is held to symbolize the castle town of Izushi.
Kinosaki Fall Danjiri Festivalautumn festival cultural nature kinosaki
Fighting shrine festival in Kinosaki Onsen. Elaborately decorated wooden floats in the shape of a shrine or temple are pulled by locals.
Takeno Umi Machi Marketspring summer autumn market food_drink community takeno
Seaside market just north of Kinosaki Onsen.
Izushi Fall Danjiri Festivalautumn festival community cultural izushi
A fall festival with fighting shrines
Kinosaki Onsen Harvest Moon Festivalautumn festival community cultural kinosaki
Celebrating the Harvest Moon Festival
Tanto Rice Field Artsummer autumn community art nature tanto
Rice fields grown in artistic designs.
Toyooka Theater Festivalautumn festival community concert art kinosaki takeno toyooka izushi kannabe tanto
One of Asia's largest theater festivals.
Izushi Atago Fire Festivalsummer festival community cultural izushi
Come swing around a bundle of straw set on fire!
Hidaka Summer Festivalsummer festival market food_drink community kannabe
Evening summer festival located next to Ebara Station.
August 5~Mid August
Tanto Sunflower Festival + Corn Pickingsummer festival community nature tanto
Sunflowers and corn picking
Yanagi Matsurisummer festival community cultural toyooka
Honoring Toyooka's millennium-long history in bag-making.
Izushi Bon Odorisummer festival community cultural izushi
CANCELLED DUE TO TYPHOON A traditional dance to honor ancestors.
Kannabe Cabbage Festivalsummer festival food_drink community kannabe
Celebrate the cabbage harvest with cabbage-themed games, and stick around to watch the cabbage-eating contest.
Takeno Fireworks Showsummer festival community takeno
A summertime fireworks display on one of Japan's best beaches.
Izushi Shrine Nobori Mawashispring festival community cultural izushi
On May 5 each year, local boys dress in traditional Shinto religous garb and wave streamers with various designs in commemoration of a local legend. Offerings are also made by individuals dressed in Noh theater attire.
Kitamae Festivalspring festival community concert takeno
The annual Kitamae Festival will be held for another year near Takeno Beach! As a fishing and port village with a long history as a stop on the Kita Mae ship routes, Takeno celebrates this heritage every year in May with a parade, food stalls, and concerts.
July 28~August 25
Kinosaki Onsen Lantern Festival and Summer Fireworkssummer festival community cultural kinosaki
Nightly fireworks and a lantern festival on the Otani River.
May 30 - June 4
Toyooka Music Festivalspring summer concert kinosaki takeno toyooka izushi kannabe tanto
For one week, Toyooka turns into a "music town" with a variety of concerts and musical performances located in various around Kinosaki, Toyooka, Kannabe, and more.