Annual Calendar 2019年 | VISIT TOYOTA CITY‐Toyota City Official Travel Site-

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    Spring Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Mar. mid
    Katakuri Asian Fawnlily Colony of Asuke Asuke-Area

    The Asian Fawnlilies of Asuke are located on slopes of Mt. Iimori facing northwestwards and occupy an area of about 0.5 hectares. Every year between about mid-March to early April it is possible to see the cute blossoms, which open almost all at once starting from a particularly…

    late
    Katakuri Asian Fawnlily Colony of Asuke Asuke-Area

    The Asian Fawnlilies of Asuke are located on slopes of Mt. Iimori facing northwestwards and occupy an area of about 0.5 hectares. Every year between about mid-March to early April it is possible to see the cute blossoms, which open almost all at once starting from a particularly…

    Sakura Cherry and Yukiyanagi Thunberg's Meadowsweet Blossoms of Aichi Greenery Center Fujioka-Area

    Cherry blossoms and Thunberg's meadowsweets bloom along a 200-meter-long promenade in a Japanese-style garden. Known as Yukiyanagi in Japan, the snow-white blossoms contrast perfectly with the pale pink cherry buds in full bloom. Together, they create a beautiful, dream-like sce…

    Apr. early
    Katakuri Asian Fawnlily Colony of Asuke Asuke-Area

    The Asian Fawnlilies of Asuke are located on slopes of Mt. Iimori facing northwestwards and occupy an area of about 0.5 hectares. Every year between about mid-March to early April it is possible to see the cute blossoms, which open almost all at once starting from a particularly…

    Sakura Cherry and Yukiyanagi Thunberg's Meadowsweet Blossoms of Aichi Greenery Center Fujioka-Area

    Cherry blossoms and Thunberg's meadowsweets bloom along a 200-meter-long promenade in a Japanese-style garden. Known as Yukiyanagi in Japan, the snow-white blossoms contrast perfectly with the pale pink cherry buds in full bloom. Together, they create a beautiful, dream-like sce…

    Summer Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Jun. early
    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    All Toyota Oiden Festival events have been cancelled.

    Taking into account the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19, it has been decided that the following planned events for this year's Toyota Oiden Festival will be cancelled.

    ・My Town Oiden
    June 13 (Sat.) - Se…

    mid
    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    All Toyota Oiden Festival events have been cancelled.

    Taking into account the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19, it has been decided that the following planned events for this year's Toyota Oiden Festival will be cancelled.

    ・My Town Oiden
    June 13 (Sat.) - Se…

    late
    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    All Toyota Oiden Festival events have been cancelled.

    Taking into account the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19, it has been decided that the following planned events for this year's Toyota Oiden Festival will be cancelled.

    ・My Town Oiden
    June 13 (Sat.) - Se…

    Jul. early
    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    All Toyota Oiden Festival events have been cancelled.

    Taking into account the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19, it has been decided that the following planned events for this year's Toyota Oiden Festival will be cancelled.

    ・My Town Oiden
    June 13 (Sat.) - Se…

    mid
    Odo Yumekake Furin Wind Chimes Fair [Cancelled in 2020] Asahi-Area

    An event begun in 2003. In the middle of July, wind chimes join the sounds of the river to fill the Odocho area. The first day of the event draws many visitors, offering opportunities for making your own wind chime, copying Buddhist sutras, meditating, and much more.

    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    All Toyota Oiden Festival events have been cancelled.

    Taking into account the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19, it has been decided that the following planned events for this year's Toyota Oiden Festival will be cancelled.

    ・My Town Oiden
    June 13 (Sat.) - Se…

    late
    Odo Yumekake Furin Wind Chimes Fair [Cancelled in 2020] Asahi-Area

    An event begun in 2003. In the middle of July, wind chimes join the sounds of the river to fill the Odocho area. The first day of the event draws many visitors, offering opportunities for making your own wind chime, copying Buddhist sutras, meditating, and much more.

    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    All Toyota Oiden Festival events have been cancelled.

    Taking into account the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19, it has been decided that the following planned events for this year's Toyota Oiden Festival will be cancelled.

    ・My Town Oiden
    June 13 (Sat.) - Se…

    Aug. early
    Tankororin Lantern Festival Asuke-Area

    Takororin Lantern Festival is a special summer event in the Asuke area, when cylindrical lanterns known as “tankororin” line the streets and set the historical Asuke Townscape aglow. Mini concerts take place at various spots along the street, including guitar, shamisen, and raku…

    Asuke Summer Festival Asuke-Area

    The Asuke summer festival refers to a series of events that take place in summer throughout the Asuke region. Every August, the promenade along the banks of the Asukegawa River is lit up with candles for the Asukegawa Manto Festival. On the last day, lanterns are sent off into t…

    Odo Yumekake Furin Wind Chimes Fair [Cancelled in 2020] Asahi-Area

    An event begun in 2003. In the middle of July, wind chimes join the sounds of the river to fill the Odocho area. The first day of the event draws many visitors, offering opportunities for making your own wind chime, copying Buddhist sutras, meditating, and much more.

    mid
    Tankororin Lantern Festival Asuke-Area

    Takororin Lantern Festival is a special summer event in the Asuke area, when cylindrical lanterns known as “tankororin” line the streets and set the historical Asuke Townscape aglow. Mini concerts take place at various spots along the street, including guitar, shamisen, and raku…

    Okuyahagi Onsen Resort Fireworks in Asahi Asahi-Area

    From the spectator seats, the Okuyahagi Onsen fireworks look much closer than normal fireworks. Since the area is surrounded by mountains, they cannot shoot fireworks very high. It is to prevent fires. The fireworks therefore explode at a lower height, making it look really clos…

    Asuke Summer Festival Asuke-Area

    The Asuke summer festival refers to a series of events that take place in summer throughout the Asuke region. Every August, the promenade along the banks of the Asukegawa River is lit up with candles for the Asukegawa Manto Festival. On the last day, lanterns are sent off into t…

    Odo Yumekake Furin Wind Chimes Fair [Cancelled in 2020] Asahi-Area

    An event begun in 2003. In the middle of July, wind chimes join the sounds of the river to fill the Odocho area. The first day of the event draws many visitors, offering opportunities for making your own wind chime, copying Buddhist sutras, meditating, and much more.

    late
    Toyota Sangyo Festa Toyota-Area

    A great fair featuring Industrial Booths Street with exhibitions and sales of companies from Toyota City and other cities along both Tokai Kanjo Expressway and Route 153 such as Kanazawa of Ishikawa Prefecture, local products from a variety of regions, agriculture and forestry m…

    Odo Yumekake Furin Wind Chimes Fair [Cancelled in 2020] Asahi-Area

    An event begun in 2003. In the middle of July, wind chimes join the sounds of the river to fill the Odocho area. The first day of the event draws many visitors, offering opportunities for making your own wind chime, copying Buddhist sutras, meditating, and much more.

    1
    Aichi Triennale 2019 Toyota-Area

    One of the largest international contemporary art festivals in Japan, the Aichi Triennale has been held every three years since 2010. This year, the festival's fourth iteration, will bring together over 80 artists across a range of expressive domains to showcase their works. In …

    - 10/14
    10
    Tomoegawa Kingyo Fireworks Matsudaira-Area

    Tomoegawa Kingyo Fireworks is held annually and features an impressive display of fireworks in the river, to resemble golden fish in the water. Then there is also the series of other interesting attractions.

    Events
    -Kingyo Fireworks
    -Fireworks Launch
    -Tezutsu Hand-held Can…

    15
    Inabu Festival - Yoi Festival Inabu-Area

    The Inabu Festival is an event everyone can participate in by taking part in the dance animated by the Taiko Japanese drums and hayashi players. Being the biggest event in the Inabu area of Toyota-City, it also features Tezutsu Hand-Held Cannon Fireworks, as well as gorgeous reg…

    Obara Summer Festival & Fireworks Obara-Area

    The summer festivities of Obara area. The fireworks show in the end features approx. 200 rounds. The fire cascade "Niagara Waterfall" fireworks is particularly unmissable.

    Autumn Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Sep. 20
    Rugby World Cup 2019 Toyota-Area

    The decisive tournament that decides the rugby champions of the world, the Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held in Japan, and Toyota Stadium figures among the twelve venues hosting matches across the country. Why not join the raving legions of fans in Toyota?

    - 11/2
    Kazuhisa Kondo Exhibition Toyota-Area

    This large exhibit features original art and independent work by Kazuhisa Kondo, a Toyota City resident who produced many works with the motif of a certain famous robot anime. Drawn specifically for the purpose of this exhibition, original rugby and the City of Toyota Stadium th…

    - 10/14
    21
    Toyota Lake Mikawa Adventure Shimoyama-Area

    Enjoy experiential outdoor activities such as boarding a Hot Air Balloon, SUP (standup paddleboarding), Air Canoe and others. Find such wildly fun outdoor activities at the Mikawa Kogen highlands around Lake Mikawa, the largest artificial lake in Aichi Prefecture, and take advan…

    - 10/14
    TOYOTA MACHI SATO MIRAIJUKU 2019 Part 2 Wide-Area

    Experience Toyota through 4 Themes: Nature, Gourmet, Manufacturing, and History/Culture!
    “TOYOTA MACHI SATO MIRAIJUKU” offers hands-on activities and programs in Toyota City. (Reservations required.)
    The various programs allow visitors to fully experience Toyota City's charm!

    - 10/14
    Oct. early
    Red Spider Lilies of the Aizumame River Toyota-Area

    Approximately 450 meters of red spider lilies bloom on both banks of the Aizumame River in the southwestern part of Toyota City, from Tenno Bridge (Marune-cho) to Otoko Bridge (Miyagami-cho).
    Many people from both inside and outside of Toyota City visit this place to observe an…

    mid
    Sanage Festival Toyota-Area

    Every October, the main festival is held on the second Sunday, with a rehearsal festival the day before, on Saturday. The rehearsal festival, called Shiraku-sai, features rituals with portable shrines and a martial arts-based dance called Bo-no-Te. The main festival, called Hong…

    Bo-no-Te Keigo "Sentinel" Festival Toyota-Area

    Held at the Shigo-Yabashira Shrine, this festival features demonstrations of the Aichi Prefecture Intangible Cultural Folk Heritage, the Bo-no-Te martial arts technique. A mix of festivity and ritual in supplication for abundant harvests and prosperity, the event is an unique op…

    Nov. early
    Takadoya Maple Leaves Festival Inabu-Area

    Located near the interesting Kuroda Dam in the eastern region of Toyota-City, this spot is great to enjoy the autumn foliage that paints the whole premises in red and gold. And at this one-day event, activities for the visitors help them in spending a rewarding day into the natu…

    1
    Obara Shikizakura Four-Season Cherry Blossom Festival Obara-Area

    Japan is famous for its cherry blossom in spring and autumn leaves in fall, and that makes it difficult to choose when to come to Japan. But fear not! Aichi has the perfect solution for this dilemma.

    - 11/30
    2
    Otaki Gorge Maple Festival Matsudaira-Area

    Otaki Gorge is located along Niogawa River, the tributary of Tomoegawa River, in the city of Toyota near Asuke Town. Niogawa River is the resulting flow of six upstream water sources, and is rather calm until it gets to Komiyama District. From this point onward, and until it mee…

    - 12/1
    Toyota City Inabu Maple Festival Inabu-Area

    The Oidaira Park is a widely known “koyo” autumn leaves spot of the district of Inabu, eastern Toyota-City. About 520 trees of Acer, Maple and Maiden’s Hair (Gingko biloba, or “icho” in Japanese) all start to get vividly colored a bit earlier than the even more famous Korankei v…

    - 11/17
    10
    Sasado Autumn Festival Asahi-Area

    This festival is for enjoying the red maple leaves at Sasado Park while eating natural yam, a specialty of Asahi. You can also take a hands-on lesson to make a bowl of grated yam and rice or you can harvest yams in the field. Stage entertainment includes taiko drummers, pole mar…

    16
    Sasado Autumn Festival Asahi-Area

    This festival is for enjoying the red maple leaves at Sasado Park while eating natural yam, a specialty of Asahi. You can also take a hands-on lesson to make a bowl of grated yam and rice or you can harvest yams in the field. Stage entertainment includes taiko drummers, pole mar…

    17
    Sasado Autumn Festival Asahi-Area

    This festival is for enjoying the red maple leaves at Sasado Park while eating natural yam, a specialty of Asahi. You can also take a hands-on lesson to make a bowl of grated yam and rice or you can harvest yams in the field. Stage entertainment includes taiko drummers, pole mar…

    22
    Dreams-Hues-Discoveries Fujioka Autumn Leaves Festival Fujioka-Area

    An event that, for over 20 years, was continuously held under the title "Fujioka Fureai Festival," upon Fujioka's merging with Toyota-City in 2005 changed its name to its current form. However, the goals are the same: promote the touristic resources of the area and provide a ven…

    23
    Dreams-Hues-Discoveries Fujioka Autumn Leaves Festival Fujioka-Area

    An event that, for over 20 years, was continuously held under the title "Fujioka Fureai Festival," upon Fujioka's merging with Toyota-City in 2005 changed its name to its current form. However, the goals are the same: promote the touristic resources of the area and provide a ven…

    Illumination Story in Toyota 2019 Toyota-Area

    An illumination event centered around Toyotashi Station on the Meitetsu Mikawa Line, Illumination Story in Toyota displays countless light bulbs in a vast array of colors. The rotary in front of the east exit, the pedestrian deck near the west exit, and various other places will…

    - 1/13
    24
    Dreams-Hues-Discoveries Fujioka Autumn Leaves Festival Fujioka-Area

    An event that, for over 20 years, was continuously held under the title "Fujioka Fureai Festival," upon Fujioka's merging with Toyota-City in 2005 changed its name to its current form. However, the goals are the same: promote the touristic resources of the area and provide a ven…

    Winter Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Dec. mid
    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    late
    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    7
    Asahi Kogen Genki-Mura - Snow Sled "Gelände" Slope Asahi-Area

    The Asahi Kogen Genki-Mura has a nice snow-covered slope, with snow made with machines. Kids can play with or without sleds - which are also available for rent. Ski and snowboards are prohibited, so its safe for parents' peace of mind, and kids can have a lots of fun! The slope …

    - 3/16
    Jan. early
    Hyobaku Ice Cascade of Yusui Hiroba in Inabu Inabu-Area

    Starting in December of each year, columns are set up in a waterfall near Oidaira Park (Rokurogi) and water is poured over them every day to create enormous icicles, creating a frozen waterfall sculpture (hyobaku) that can be seen only in the winter. When illuminated at night, t…

    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    mid
    Hyobaku Ice Cascade of Yusui Hiroba in Inabu Inabu-Area

    Starting in December of each year, columns are set up in a waterfall near Oidaira Park (Rokurogi) and water is poured over them every day to create enormous icicles, creating a frozen waterfall sculpture (hyobaku) that can be seen only in the winter. When illuminated at night, t…

    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    late
    Hyobaku Ice Cascade of Yusui Hiroba in Inabu Inabu-Area

    Starting in December of each year, columns are set up in a waterfall near Oidaira Park (Rokurogi) and water is poured over them every day to create enormous icicles, creating a frozen waterfall sculpture (hyobaku) that can be seen only in the winter. When illuminated at night, t…

    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    Feb. early
    Hyobaku Ice Cascade of Yusui Hiroba in Inabu Inabu-Area

    Starting in December of each year, columns are set up in a waterfall near Oidaira Park (Rokurogi) and water is poured over them every day to create enormous icicles, creating a frozen waterfall sculpture (hyobaku) that can be seen only in the winter. When illuminated at night, t…

    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    mid
    Hyobaku Ice Cascade of Yusui Hiroba in Inabu Inabu-Area

    Starting in December of each year, columns are set up in a waterfall near Oidaira Park (Rokurogi) and water is poured over them every day to create enormous icicles, creating a frozen waterfall sculpture (hyobaku) that can be seen only in the winter. When illuminated at night, t…

    Mennoki Soft Rime Virgin Forest Inabu-Area

    The virgin forest of Mennoki, filled with beech trees over 300 years old, is designated as a Special Protection Area of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. When weather conditions such as subfreezing temperatures align, soft rime covers the trees as they sparkle beautifully in…

    late
    Hyobaku Ice Cascade of Yusui Hiroba in Inabu Inabu-Area

    Starting in December of each year, columns are set up in a waterfall near Oidaira Park (Rokurogi) and water is poured over them every day to create enormous icicles, creating a frozen waterfall sculpture (hyobaku) that can be seen only in the winter. When illuminated at night, t…