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53rd Toyota Oiden Festival Dates ・Oiden Sou-Odori: Saturday, September 25, 2021 ・Oiden Festival Fireworks: Sunday, September 26, 2021
|Holding Date :||9/25/2021 ～ 9/26/2021|
|Place :||[Oiden Sou-Odori] East side of the Meitetsu Toyotashi Station [Fireworks Festival] Yahagi riverb...|
|Fee :||Free * The fireworks festival has paid sponsor seats|
The Shigaku-sai, a sort of dress rehearsal, is held on the Saturday before April 17 in advance of the full festival. The Shigaku-sai festival starts in the evening and involves scooping of water from the traditional well in which Matsudaira was first bathed, dedications of fireworks, and other bold and mystical sights. The main festival the day after involves a portable shrine being carried from Toshogu Shrine to Kogetsu-in Temple.
|Holding Date :||4/11/2020, 4/12/2020|
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 regular fireworks for the conclusion.
|Holding Date :||8/15/2019|
|Place :||Inabu Junior High School Ground|
|Holding time :||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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.
|Holding Date :||8/15/2019|
|Place :||Obara Fureai Park|
|Holding time :||Festival 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Fireworks Show 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM *: Event carries on under light rai...|
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 Cannon Fireworks -Procession around town -Open-air Fairs -Charity Bazaar -Brass Band Concert -Japanese Dance -Shaolin Kung-Fu -Dance -Matsudaira Japanese...
|Holding Date :||8/10/2019|
|Place :||Kugyudaira Komin Kaikan Hall, Shinkobashi Bridge|
|Holding time :||Festival 5:00 PM Fireworks 8:00 PM|
The Autumn Festival of Karen-no-Sato Shimoyama, a rather bucolic district of Toyota-City, famous for its enormous "Gohei-Mochi" (grilled rice cake on a stick) measuring an astounding 20 meters and capable of feeding 1,700 people! Also, handicraft activities with wood and other craft, stage shows of traditional taste and much more!
|Holding Date :||10/27/2018, 10/28/2018|
|Place :||Shimoyama Training Center|
|Holding time :||10:00-15:00|
|Fee :||Free of charge (*: Hands-on activities require fee)|
An annual summer event in Obara, the hometown of Washi Japanese paper, which namesake is a play on the words "Washi" (Japanese paper) and "Yoi" (good, nice) to combine "Wasshoi", a chant used in Japanese festivals. Crafting workshop experience of Japanese paper-making, stamp rally, mini concert and other attractions provide lots of fun and learning for kids and adults alike. Enjoy an engaging summer day while diving deep into the rea...
|Holding Date :||8/5/2018|
|Place :||Obara Washi-no-Furusato|
|Holding time :||10:00 AM-4:00 PM *: Facility hours 9:00 AM-4:30 PM.|
|Fee :||-Fees apply for workshop activities; free of charge events also available. -Washi Japanese paper...|
On June 23rd Saturday, 2018, come and cheer for Japan and Georgia as they clash friendly for the Lipovitan D Challenge Cup 2018 Japan vs. Georgia Match. In 2019, Japan will host the World Rugby Cup - a tournament held once every four years. Hence Aichi Prefecture is preparing itself to host international matches at the modern Toyota Stadium.
|Holding Date :||6/23/2018|
|Place :||Toyota Stadium, Sky Hall Toyota, Toyota Ecoful Town|
|Holding time :||Kick Off 2:45 PM Event venues from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM|
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 scenery. Visit the park from late March to early April to enjoy the flowers in bloom.
|Holding Date :||Late Mar., Early Apr.|
|Place :||Aichi Greenery Center (Aichiken Ryoka Center)|
|Holding time :||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Barbeque sites 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Showa Forest Koryukan)|
|Fee :||Free Barbeque sites: ¥500 per area (for about 10 people)|
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 warm day somewhere in the season. Curiously, if it rains or the sky is covered, the flowers do not show their graces. Almost at the same time, several other...
|Holding Date :||Mid-Mar., Late Mar., Early Apr.|
|Place :||Korankei, Asuke-cho (Mt. Iimori)|
|Fee :||Free of charge|
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 martial arts, and acoustic music performances.
|Holding Date :||Mid-Nov.|
|Place :||Sasado Kaikan Hall, Sasado Park|
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 meets the Tomoegawa 1.8km away, it will descend 148 meters. This rapid and irregular flow creates various big rocks and odd stones, carving the great Otaki Valle...
|Holding Date :||Early Nov., Mid-Nov., Late Nov.|
|Place :||Otaki Gorge (王滝渓谷 Otaki Keikoku), Otaki Lake Park (王滝湖園地 Otaki Koenchi), Hiking Course (...|
|Holding time :||Public access areas always open. •Maple Festival (Autumn Leaves) - Merchant stalls line up near ...|
|Fee :||Free of charge •Barbecue Place 1,500 yen/fireplace (5 available, requires reservation in advance)|
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 valley, making for a good option for those in a hurry to see the beautiful autumnal hues of Aichi’s nature.
|Holding Date :||Early Nov., Mid-Nov.|
|Place :||Oidaira Park (main venue), Takadoya Marshes|
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 nature! A Kei-Tora Mini-Pickup Trucks Market will be offering locally produced vegetables and other goods, together with an assortment of mountain food.
|Holding Date :||Early Nov.|
|Place :||Otagi-Town Takadoya Marshes|
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.”
|Holding Date :||Late Oct.|
|Place :||Obara Koryukan Community Center|
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 and take photographs of these bright red flowers each year, known as higanbana in Japanese.
|Holding Date :||Early Oct.|
|Place :||Aizumame River (Tenno Bridge to Otoko Bridge)|