Hamamatsu Festival Events Calendar & Holiday Seasons

Hamamatsu Festival Events Calendar & Holiday Seasons
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  • Hamamatsu Festival Events

    • January

      Terano Hiyondori and Kawana Hiyondori

      Terano Hiyondori and Kawana Hiyondori Festival, Hamamatsu
      "Hiyondori" is said to be an accented version of the word "Hiodori" (fire dance). This dance, based on the ceremony of welcoming fire, is characterized by a violent grapple between dancers. This is designated as a nationally important cultural folk asset. Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.

      Terano Hiyondori [Jan.3]

      Address: Terano Mikkado, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-1113

      Kawana Hiyondori [Jan.4]

      Address: Fukumanji Temple Yakushido, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-1113

    • February

      Nishiure no Dengaku [Feb. or Mar.]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Okuryokeshono, Misakubo-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Tenryu-ward (Tenryu-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-982-0001

      Shoryu Shidare Weeping Plum (Japanese Apricot) Festival [early Feb.~end of Mar.]

      Shoryu Shidare Weeping Plum (Japanese Apricot) Festival, Hamamatsu
      About 80 Weeping Plum trees (around 40 years old) are pruned to look like dragons climbing to the heavens. There are also 200 young trees in full bloom during the season and a seven stage waterfall in the garden.
      Address: Okuyama Highlands, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-543-0234

      Shoryu Shidare Plum Orchid

      Focus on Spectacular Flowers & Gardens Festival.
      Address: Mt. Okusa, Kurematsu-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-487-1092

      Ona Peak Mansaku Festival [mid-Feb.]

      Focus on Spectacular Flowers & Gardens Festival.
      Address: Ona Peak, Mikkabi-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-524-1124

    • March

      Kanzanji Daikannon Festival [1st Sun. of Mar.]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Kanzanji, kanzanji-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-487-0152

      Inasa Cherry Blossom Festival [end of Mar.-early Apr.]

      About 1,000 Somei Yoshino cherry trees will be in full bloom. Night-time cherry blossom viewing is also possible during the festival period.
      Address: Okuyama Kogen and surrounding area, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-1113

      Hamakita Plant Festival [early Mar.]

      This Industrial Festival focus on industrial and commercial products, Food and Goods displays and community welfare specialty products, and many refreshment events.
      Address: JA Topia Hamamatsu Hamakita Plant Center, Shinbara, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Hamakita-ward (Hamakita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-587-8728

    • April

      Princess Road Festival [1 st Sat. & Sun. of Apr.]

      Princess Road Festival, Hamamatsu
      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival. These Edo-era reenactments of the procession are performed beneath the cherry blossoms along the Miyakoda River. This gorgeous performance, involving more than 100 people including a princess, waiting maids, and followers, will bring you right back to that era. More Details: Princess Parade in Hosoe, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi)

      Onzo Festival [2nd Sal. of Apr.]

      Onzo Festival, Hamamatsu
      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Ubuginu Shrine, Mikkabi-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-525-1835

      Himesama Parade in Hosoe [First Saturday and Sunday of April]
    • May

      Hamamatsu Festival [May 3~5]

      kite battle at Hamamatsu Festival, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi) spectacular Goten Yatai float parade, Hamamatsu Festival
      The famous kite battles, the spectacular Goten Yatai float parade, and various other events are held during the Hamamatsu Festival. The whole city comes to life, as everyone enjoys the festive atmosphere. More Details: The Hottest Day in Hamamatsu: Hamamatsu Festival

      Shibukawa Tsutsuji (Azalea) Festival [mid-May~end of May]

      Shibukawa Tsutsuji (Azalea) Festival, Hamamatsu
      Focus on Spectacular Flowers & Gardens Festival.
      Address: Shibukawa Tsutsuji Park, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-1113

      Hana Shobu (Iris)'Hydrangea Festival [end of May~mid-Jun.]

      Focus on Spectacular Flowers & Gardens Festival.
      Address: Hamamatsu Flower Park, Kanzanji-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-487-0511

      Eel Festival [3rd Sun. of May]

      This Industrial Festival focus on industrial and commercial products, Eel Foods and Goods displays and community welfare specialty products, and many refreshment events.
      Address: Yuto Sogo Park, Yuto-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Yuto-cho Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tel: 053-592-5500

    • June

      Terao no Buka Kite Festival [early to mid-Jun.]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Terao area, Tatsuyama-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Tenryu-ward (Tenryu-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-969-0388

      Enshu Hamakita Hiryu Festival [1st Sat. & Sun.of Jun.]

      Enshu Hamakita Hiryu Festival, Hamamatsu
      Various events are held here including the Hiryu Fire Festival and Hamakita Kite Festival.
      Address: Tenryu River green zone, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Hamakita-ward (Hamakita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Hiryu Festival main office, Tel: 053-585-1116

    • July

      Kawaibuchi Festival [1st Sat. of Jul.]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Kawaibuchi Park, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-1113

      Enshu Dainenbutsu (chanting prayers and dancing to the Buddha) [Jul.15]

      Enshu Dainenbutsu (chanting prayers and dancing to the Buddha)
      These dance and prayer chants using flutes and drums are among the Enshu district's unique local arts. The Enshu Dainenbutsu is a designated cultural asset.
      Address: Bttle of Saigagake Museum, Shikatani-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Naka-ward (Naka-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-472-8383

      Hosoe Shrine Gion Festival [Jul.15]

      Hosoe Shrine Gion Festival, Hamamatsu
      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Hosoe Shrine, Hosoe-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-522-1857

    • August

      "Takizawa no Hoka Dance", prefecture designated cultural folk asset [Aug.13]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Rinkeiji Temple, Takizawa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-428-3696

      Hamamatsu Tanabata Yukata Festival [early Aug.]

      Hamamatsu Tanabata Yukata Festival
      This Industrial Festival focus on industrial and commercial products, Food and Goods displays and community welfare specialty products, and many refreshment events.
      Address: City center, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi) Downtown area
      Hamamatsu Tanabata Yukata Festival Executive Committee, Tel: 053-452-1114

    • September

      linoyagu Shrine Reitaisai [Sep. 21 & 22]

      linoyagu Shrine, Hamamatsu
      This event celebrates the prince, Muneyoshi Shinnou, enshrined at linoyagu Shrine. Roughly 200 large and small fireworks are set off in his honor.
      Address:linoyagu Shrine, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-0355

    • October

      Yokoo Kabuki Periodical Performance [mid-Oct]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address:Kaimeiza, Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-542-1113

      Oodaiko (large drum) Festival [Oct. or Nov.]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address:Kisa Shrine, Maisaka-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-592-2111

      Hamakita Manyo Festival [mid-Oct.]

      This Industrial Festival focus on industrial and commercial products, Food and Goods displays and community welfare specialty products, and many refreshment events.
      Address:Manyo no Mori Park, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Hamakita-ward (Hamakita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Hamamakita Manyo Festival Executive Committee, Tel: 053-586-6201

      Toge no Kunitori Tsunahiki Gassen (tug of war) [4th Sun. of Oct.]

      Address: Hyogoshi Pass, Misakubo-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Tenryu-ward (Tenryu-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-987-0432

      Enshunada Natural Tora Blowfish Festival [mid-Oct.~end of Feb.]

      This Industrial Festival focus on Natural Tora Blowfish industrial and commercial products, Food and Goods displays and community welfare specialty products, and many refreshment events.
      Address:Kanzanji-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku) area, Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-487-0194

    • November

      Shirakura Gorge Maple Festival [mid-Nov.]

      Focus on Spectacular Flowers & Gardens Festival.
      Address: Shirakura Senior Citizen's Community Center, etc., Tatsuyama-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Tenryu-ward (Tenryu-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Hamamatsu city Tatsuyama Tourism Association, Tel: 053-969-0388

      Inasa Puppet Play Festival [end of Nov.]

      Inasa Puppet Play Festival, Hamamatsu
      This distinguished puppet play festival attracts over 30 theatrical companies Irom all over the country. More than 60 puppet plays are performed over the 3 day events.
      Address: Inasa Multipurpose Training Center, etc.; Inasa-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Inasa Puppet Play Festival Executive Committee, Tel: 053-542-1111

    • December

      Kanzanji Fire Festival [Dec. 15]

      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Atago Shrine, Kanzanji-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Nishi-ward (Nishi-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-487-0152

      Akiha Fire Festival [Dec.15 &16]

      Akiha Fire Festival, Hamamatsu
      Focus on Japanese traditional performing arts festival.
      Address: Akiha Shrine-Akihaji Temple, Haruno-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Tenryu-ward (Tenryu-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture
      Tel: 053-983-0066

      Hamamatsu Winter Firefly Festa [early Dec.~mid-Jan.]

      Hamamatsu Winter Firefly Festa Festival
      Romantically decorated with candles and lights, the city center comes alive through concerts, performances, and events.
      Address: City center, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi) Downtown area
      Hamamatsu-city Commercial Policy Division, Tel: 053-457-2095