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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 
    Jul. 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.

    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.

    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.

    Autumn Events

     Month   Day   Event Name   Holding Date 
    Sep. 25
    Toyota Oiden Festival Toyota-Area

    53rd Toyota Oiden Festival Dates

    ・Oiden Sou-Odori: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    ・Oiden Festival Fireworks: Sunday, September 26, 2021

    - 9/26
    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…

    late
    Obara Cultural Festival Obara Kabuki Obara-Area

    Obara kabuki started in the mid-Edo Period when villagers performed the play as an offering to the local shrine. Today, it is held twice a year in May and October at the Obara Koryukan Community Hall and billed as “The Obara-za.”

    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…

    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…

    [Cancelled] 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…

    mid
    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…

    [Cancelled] 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…

    [Cancelled] 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…

    late
    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…

    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…

    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…

    15
    Kanzokashiki Washi Japanese Paper Making Experience Obara-Area

    Toyotashi Obara Paper Art Museum (Toyotashi Washi-no-Furusato) annually hosts the Kanzokashiki event, with admission free of charge and open to anyone willing to participate.
    This is one of the first steps in the making of Washi Japanese Paper: acquiring the raw material. Durin…

    16
    STREET & 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…

    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…

    6
    Inabu Lunar Calendar’s Hina Festival 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
    Yukimi Kaido Inabu 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.
    Held at the same time is the “Shiru-1 Grand Prix,” where merchants compete to see who mak…

    STREET & 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…

    13
    Hina Dolls of Chuma in Asuke-Town [Some Events Cancelled] 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.

    - 3/14
    [Cancelled in 2021] Tenka Festival Matsudaira-Area

    As ninth head of the Matsudaira clan, Tokugawa Ieyasu created the foundation for centuries of peace in Japan, fulfilling the dreams of Chikauji, founder of the clan. Local youths revived this festival, centered on the belief that touching a wooden ball purified by water from the…

    - 2/14
    20
    STREET & 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…