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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 close!
|Holding Date :||Mid-Aug.|
|Place :||In front of JA Aichi - Toyota Asahi Branch, in Odo-cho, Toyota-City|
|Holding time :||7:30 PM - 9:00 PM -Procession/Parade 7:30 PM -Fireworks 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM|
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, the ice sparkles with a mystical glow. It is gathering attention as one of the Inabu District's new attractions.
|Holding Date :||Early Jan., Mid-Jan., Late Jan., Early Feb., Mid-Feb., Late Feb.|
|Place :||From the Oidaira Park parking lot, cross the Kazenotsuribashi Bridge and head left (a 3 to 5 minu...|
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 the early morning sun. The observation deck offers views of Mt. Fuji on some days.
|Holding Date :||Early Jan., Mid-Jan., Late Jan., Early Feb., Mid-Feb., Mid-Dec., Late Dec.|
|Place :||Mennoki Greens Reserve (Mennoki Genseirin / Mennoki Enchi)|
Keyaki forest on Mt. Natsuyakejyoga is covered with wild Orange Spider Lilies, known as “Kitsune-no-Kamisori” in Japanese. During the blooming season in the middle of August, the area is carpeted in beautiful orange flowers.
|Holding Date :||Mid-August to late August|
|Place :||Mt. Natsuyakejyoga and Mt. Okuri|
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 addition to the international contemporary art exhibitions, the festival will feature film, performing arts, and music programs. The theme for 2019 is Taming...
|Holding Date :||8/1/2019 ～ 10/14/2019|
|Place :||Toyota Municipal Museum of Art and the area around Toyotashi Station|
|Fee :||• Advance Ticket (purchases between May 1 and July 31) [1 DAY Pass] Regular Admission: 1,400 ye...|
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?
|Holding Date :||9/20/2019 ～ 11/2/2019|
|Place :||Toyota Stadium (City of Toyota Stadium)|
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 themed art will also be on display.
|Holding Date :||9/20/2019 ～ 10/14/2019|
|Place :||Toyota City Library 5F Special Exhibition Space|
|Holding time :||10:00-20:00|
|Fee :||Free entrance|
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!
|Holding Date :||9/21/2019 ～ 10/14/2019|
|Place :||Various places in Toyota City|
The World Rally Championship (WRC) run by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is a world-class rally competition held each year with history and traditions dating back to 1973. The competitors’ cars are special machines developed from production vehicles, and run on varied road surfaces, covering not only paved roads but also gravel or snow-covered expressways.
|Holding Date :||11/19/2020 ～ 11/22/2020|
|Place :||[Main Venue] Ai-Chikyu Haku Kinen Koen Park [Competition Areas] Public roads within -Aichi Pr...|
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 make the city sparkle with illumination art. While walking around the station area at night, try looking for these glittering lights.
|Holding Date :||12/1/2020 ～ 1/11/2021|
|Place :||All along the central downtown area of Toyota City ・Pedestrian Deck to the west of the station ...|
|Holding time :||Illumination Hours: 17:00 to 23:00|
|Fee :||Free of charge|
Asahi Nature Highland (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 has about 100 meters in length, and a powered conveyor will take the kids to the top of the hill again and again for endless fun! In the ...
|Holding Date :||12/5/2020 ～ 3/26/2021|
|Place :||Asahi Nature Highland (Asahi Kogen Genki-Mura)|
|Holding time :||9:00 - 16:00|
|Fee :||Admission fee: (same for all guests 3 years old or older) Regular: 500 yen/guest Groups (20 or...|
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 and making everyone smile with their lively poses.
|Holding Date :||2/6/2021 ～ 4/3/2021|
|Place :||Main Event Venue: Donguri Workshop Around Roadside Station Donguri-no-Sato Inabu and along the f...|
|Holding time :||9:00-17:00|
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.
|Holding Date :||2/13/2021 ～ 3/14/2021|
|Place :||Asuke Judenken street view|
|Holding time :||10:00 AM-4:00 PM (some shops and homes may have different hours)|
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 well used for Ieyasu's first bath will make wishes come true.
|Holding Date :||2/13/2021 ～ 2/14/2021|
|Place :||Matsudaira-go Enchi area|
|Fee :||5,000 yen to participate as a "naked man" in a loincloth (free for spectators)|
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.
|Holding Date :||6/26/2021 ～ 7/4/2021|
|Holding time :||Morning session: 10:00-11:30 Afternoon session: 13:00-14:00 *Reservation desk opens 30 minutes ...|
|Fee :||Lavender gathering participation fee: 550 yen (tax included/insurance fee included)|
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 some to take home, this is a place where you can enjoy blueberry picking to your heart’s content. Right next door is the cake shop Mako, which sells original...
|Holding Date :||7/1/2021 ～ 8/31/2021|
|Place :||Blueberry Picking Early July - early September ※ Subject to change. Depending on the weather, t...|
|Holding time :||9:00-17:00 (Last admission 16:00) ※ Blueberry picking is on a reservation basis. Please make a r...|
|Fee :||Blueberry Picking ■ Early Jul. - mid-Aug. (Estimated to be Aug. 20) Adults (junior high school ...|