Annual Calendar 2024年 | VISIT TOYOTA CITY‐Toyota City Official Travel Site-

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    Spring Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Mar. mid
    \r\n\r\n\r\n 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 and late-March it is possible to see the cute blossoms, which open almost all at once starting from a particularly…

    late
    \r\n\r\n\r\n 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 and late-March it is possible to see the cute blossoms, which open almost all at once starting from a particularly…

    22
    \r\n\r\n\r\n Fujioka-Area

    Cherry blossoms and Thunberg's meadowsweets bloom along a 130-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…

    Late March - early April
    Apr. 13
    14
    20 - 5/5

    Summer Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Jun. 1
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Fujioka-Area

    Kawaguchi Yana Fishing Weir is built along the clean Yahagi River. Enjoy fresh sweetfish cuisine and the unusual sweetfish sashimi (raw fish). Barrier-free seats are also available. The season is from June to late October.

    - 10/31
    23
    \r\n\r\n\r\n Inabu-Area

    Large fields of lavender grow close to National Route 153 each summer.
    Lavender gathering experiences are only held during this season!
    Enjoy the deep green of Inabu and the healing scent of freshly harvested lavender at the same time.

    June 27 to July 5, 2020
    30
    \r\n\r\n\r\n Inabu-Area

    Large fields of lavender grow close to National Route 153 each summer.
    Lavender gathering experiences are only held during this season!
    Enjoy the deep green of Inabu and the healing scent of freshly harvested lavender at the same time.

    June 27 to July 5, 2020
    Jul. 6
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Toyota-Area

    Hirose Yana Fishing Weir is built traditionally with wood and bamboo. After you catch your sweetfish with your bare hands, you can cook it over a charcoal fire. Right next to the weir is a dining area where you can eat and enjoy Yahagi River’s natural scenery. The season is from…

    - 10/14
    13
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Fujioka-Area

    Part of the larger My Town Oiden of Toyota City, this event is held at the Fujioka District where locals participate in a dance contest. Crowning the event is the fireworks display with about 1,000 shots launched in time with the background music!

    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Asahi-Area

    Here you can catch sweetfish and enjoy sweetfish cuisine. In summer, the place is bustling with families enjoying the river. You can catch fish with your bare hands at the weir from mid-July to the end of October.

    - 10/31
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Inabu-Area

    Catch sweetfish or play in the river. In the tent area, you can enjoy sweetfish cuisine such as salted sweetfish, sweetfish mochi sticks, and sweetfish rice. Open from July to the end of October.

    - 9/30
    14
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Asahi-Area

    An event begun in 2003. In the middle of July, wind chimes join the sounds of the river to fill the Odo-cho 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.

    - 8/31
    20
    STREET & PARK MARKET\r\nSTREET & PARK MARKET\r\nSTREET & PARK MARKET Toyota-Area

    STREET & PARK MARKET is held on the first and third Saturdays of every month.
    The carefully made items for sale range from handmade goods and accessories to antique items, old books, sweets, and other food made with organic ingredients.
    Hands-on experiences, massages, nail art…

    First and Third Saturdays of Every Month
    Blueberry-no-Komichi\r\nBlueberry-no-Komichi\r\nBlueberry-no-Komichi\r\nBlueberry-no-Komichi\r\nBlueberry-no-Komichi Inabu-Area

    Blueberry-no-Komichi has been in operation in the Inabu region since July 2008. Spend a leisurely time visiting this vast four-hectare farm with about 4,200 blueberry bushes, and eat your fill of fifty different varieties of blueberries. With no time limit and the option to pick…

    Year Round; Blueberry Picking Early July to Early September
    28
    Toyota Oiden Festival\r\nToyota Oiden Festival\r\nToyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    55th Toyota Oiden Festival Dates

    ・Oiden Sou-Odori: Saturday, July 29, 2023
    ・Oiden Festival Fireworks: Sunday, July 30, 2023

    Aug. 10
    \r\n\r\n\r\n 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…

    Autumn Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Nov. early
    Otaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki 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…

    mid
    Otaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki 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…

    late
    Otaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki Gorge Maple Festival\r\nOtaki 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…

    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…

    Mid-December to Mid-February
    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…

    Mid-December to Mid-February
    Jan. early
    \r\n 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…

    Inabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade 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-December to Mid-February
    mid
    \r\n 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…

    Inabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade 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-December to Mid-February
    late
    \r\n 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…

    Inabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade 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-December to Mid-February
    Feb. early
    \r\n 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…

    Inabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade 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-December to Mid-February
    mid
    \r\n 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…

    Inabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade 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-December to Mid-February
    late
    \r\n 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…

    Inabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade\r\nInabu Ice Cascade 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…

    3
    \r\n\r\n\r\n Inabu-Area

    Yukimi Kaido Inabu is an annual winter event in the Inabu area of Toyota City.
    When the candles made out of natural snow are lit, the soft light creates a mysterious nighttime atmosphere.
    Shiru-1 Grand Prix will also be held at the same time. Local shops compete for the grand …

    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Inabu-Area

    Meet various kinds of hina dolls and look forward to seeing what theme the hina dolls will make an appearance under this year.
    The main venue is at Donguri Workshop, where the dolls who have retired from being regular hina dolls have become “fukuyose hina,” bringing good luck a…

    - 4/3
    10
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n Asuke-Area

    The homes and shops lining the old streets of Asuke decorate their foyers and interiors with traditional clay dolls, a signature sight of spring that got its start as a way to enliven the streetscape for passersby.

    - 3/10