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Please confirm with each organiser before making your arrangements

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▼ MAY 2017 (平成二十九年五月/Heisei 29Nen 5Gatsu)
The classical name for May is Satsuki (皐月). "Sa" means to cultivate in ancient Japanese word. "Tsuki" means a month. The month of rice cultivation.
The Kanji 皐 has a meaning of rice as a dedication to the gods. Then 皐 was probably used for the sound of "sa".
date event, festival, etc. place description inquiries access
Golden Week - The period from late April to early May
containing four national holidays:
April29(Showa no Hi), May 3 (Kempo
Kinenbi), May 4 (Midori no Hi) and
May 5 (Kodomo no Hi), is calld Golden
Week. in Japan. here.
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May Day 2017
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Movie Day2017 映画の日 
Many Movie theatres
across the country
Movie Theaters
in Nagoya
 
(1st of each month)
Admission fee => 1,100yen
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Bear Garden 2017
Beer Garden -


Hiroshige's Woodprinting
Exhibition
"Tour of Kiso-Kaido
sixty-nine Stations"2017
Bank of Tokyo
Mitsubishi UFJ
(MUFG)
Money Museum


Akatsuka

Nagoya C.

三菱東京UFJ
貨幣資料館
 
- May 14

9:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)
Admission: Free

Hiroshige's woodprintings are very
popular. You can know the the
Edo spirits via his works.
Bank of
Mitsubishi-Tokyo
UFJ
Money Museum
052-933-5151 
Access

Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017 
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of
Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-)
03-5829-6878 Get off at Yabacho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway
Line.
A 3-min. walk. 
Nagoya Ekitopia Fair
2017
Nagoya Station area

Nagoya C. 
(April 29- May 5 /annual)
commercial events
(Ekitopia parade May 4&5 13:00-15:00) 
Nagoya Station Area
Promotion Association
052-585-2861 
Get off at Nagoya Sta 

Nagoya Antique Fair2017
名古屋骨董祭
Fukiage Hall

Nagoya C.


吹上ホール
May 1-May 3
Biggest antique fair in Aichi Pref.

10:00-17:00

228 booths

Admission free
052-731-5586 Get off at Fukiage sta.
on the Sakuradori subway line.
Take exit 5. 5-min. walk.



map

Bugaku Shinji2017
recommended
舞楽神事 
Atsuta Shrine

Nagoya C.


熱田神宮 
(May 1st/annual)

Admission: Free

Shinto ritual of
Japanese Court Dance and Music
10:30 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:00
Atsuta Shrine was originally founded 113,
approx.1900 years ago, when the sacred
sword called Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi/
Grass-Mowing Sword (one of the three
objects deemed sacred treasures of the
Imperial family with Yata-no-kagami and
Yasakani-no-magatama) was enshrined. 
 052-671-4153 Get off at JinguNishi Sta.
on the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
A 7-min. walk 


Higashiyama Park
65th Spring Festival 2017
東山公園春まつり
Higashiyama Park
(Higashiyama-Koen)

Nagoya C.

東山公園
March 18- June 6
Stage event, street performance,
backcage tour, etc.
Higashiyama Park
052-782-2111
Get off at Higashiyama-koen Sta.
on the Higashiyama subway line.
Take exit 3.
Walk 2 min.
Night Aquarium
(17:00-20:00)
2017 
Nagoya-ko Suizokukan
(Nagoya-ko Aquarium)

Nagoya-ko
(Port of Nagoya)

Nagoya C  
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080  
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on
the Meiko
Subway Line.
Take exit 3
A 5-min. walk
map 

GoldenWeek Mini
Experiment Show
2017
Denki-no-Kagakukan
Science Museum of
Electricity

Fushimi

Nagoya C
Admission: Free

Science experiment show.
11:30-12:00
14:00-14:30, 15:30-16:00
Denki no Kagaku-kan
052-201-1026 
Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Tsurumai
Subway Line. Take exit 4.
Walk 2 min.
map 

Gomangoku Wisteria festival
(Gomangoku Fuji Matsuri)
2017
岡崎五万石藤祭り 
South-side of Okazaki
Koen, along the
Oto River.
(Okazaki Park)
Okazaki C.

Aichi Pref.

 岡崎公園南側 乙川沿い 
(April 20-May 5/annual)
The wisteria trellis of Okazaki Park has
been called "Gomangoku-Fuji". (Fuji
means wisteria. The same pronunciation
with Mt.Fuji but different kanji and
meaning) There are five 120-year-old
wisteria, seven 80-year-old and five
new varieties. They feature long
bunches and are designated Okazaki
City's Natural Monument. The largest
one has 2.5m around, 11m-long vine
and set 80cm to 120cm length bunches 
Okazaki-shi
Koen-ryokuchika
0564-23-6250 
Get off at HigashiOkazaki Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Walk to the northwest
approx. 8 min.
 

Owari Tsushima
Wisteria Festival2017
(Owari tsushima Fuji Matsuri)
尾張津島藤祭り
 
Tenno River Park
(Tenno-gawa Koen)
Tsushima C.

Aichi Pref 
April 20-May5

Long time ago, Tsushima was called
"The village of wisteria
(Fujinami-no-sato)"
It is said that the wisteria trellis in
this park is the No.1 in the Orient
4550m2,114 trees of 12 varieties. 
Tsushima-shi
Kanko-kyokai

0567-28-8051
Get off at Tsushima Sta.
on the Meitetsu Tsushima Line.
Walk 20 min. 

Konan Wisteria Festival
2017
Konan Fuji Matsuri/江南藤祭り
Mandara-ji Park
(Mandara-ji Koen)
Konan C.

Aichi Pref.

江南市
曼荼羅寺公園
 
April 20-May7

In Mandara-ji, there are 12 kinds of
60 wisterias. Perpul, red, white, long,
short.....

Illuminated 18:00-21:00
Konan
shiyakusho
0587-54-1111 
Get off at Konan Sta. on the
Meitetsu Inuyama Line.
Take a Meitetsu Bus bound for
KonanDanchi江南団地(15 min.)
Get off at Mabndara-ji 曼荼羅寺stop.
A 2-min. walk.
Bus runs every 15 min. 

Yatsuhashi
Kakitsubata Festival
(Japanese Iris Festival)
2017 八橋杜若祭り 
Yatsuhashi
Kakitsubata-en

Muryoju-ji (temple)

Chiryu C.
Aichi Pref.


八橋杜若園
無量寿寺
 
(April 20 - May 19)

Tea ceremony, Bonsai exhibition,
Shigin contest, exhibition and sale
of flowers and bonsai, etc.

Best period: Around May 10th 
Muryoju-ji
0566-81-4028 
Get off at MikawaYatsuhashi
Sta. on the Meitetsu Line.
A 5-min. walk.

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Inuyama Castle boating
2017
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref.  
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00-
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000
Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk 

Ninja Festa 2017
Ueno park
(Ueno Koen),
Downtown of Iga City

Iga City

Mie Pref.

(ex.)
Ninja Cosplay Station
伊賀市上野中町2976-1
April 1 - May 7
Sat.,Sun and national holidays
between April 1 and May 7
10:00-17:00

Saturdays and Sundays during the period,
you can rent a ninja costume
at several spots. Try Ninja experience.
You can enjoy atmosphere of the
birthplace of the Iga Ninja.
Official Website is here 
Ninja Festa Jimukyoku
0595-43-2309

Kanko Kyokai
0595-26-7788 
A 5-min. walk from Iga Tetsudo
Line Uenoshi 上野市 Sta.
or
Take a Mie-Kotsu bus from
Meitetsu Bus center
here
or
From Nagoya Station.
Kintetsu Line
Nagoya Sta. - Ise Nakagawa Sta. -
Iga Kambe Sta. - Ueno-shi Sta 

©KamogawaOdori
Kamogawa-odori
2017 鴨川をどり 
Ponto-cho
Kaburen-jo
Sanjo-Ohashi
Nishizume
Nakagyo-ku
Kyoto C.

Kyoto Pref. 
May 1 - 24
12:30-, 14:20-, 16:10-

Official Website
(Japanese)
Ponto-cho,
Kaburenjo
075-221-2025 
Take a municipal bus
from Kyoto Sta.
5 Bound for Iwakura(岩倉)
17 Bound for Kinrin-shako
(錦林車庫)
205 Bound for Kawaramachi-dori
Kitaoji-Bus-Terminal
(河原町通北大路バスターミナル)
 



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Hachiju-hachi-ya
(lit. Eighty-eight nights)
八十八夜 2017
 - Hachiju-hachi-ya is one of zassetsu
like Setsubun or Higan. Counting.
From the first day of Spring which
called Risshun, the 88th day is
the Hachiju-hachi-ya. It is about the
time all the plants start to grow
vigorously. Young tea leaves are
also the same.
Tea picked in this season
contain lots of vitamin C.
 It is said that tea which picked
on this day is very flavorful
and tasty. .
Then, if you take tea made
of those buds, you will get
longevity. In this season, you will
see sales promotion events
in supermarkets, department
stores, etc.
Enjoy the flavor of
shin-cha (lit. new tea) ! 

Demonstration of
cormorant fishing of
Inuyama
at Nagoya Castle
2017 
Nishinomaru
西ノ丸


Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
 11:00-, 13:30-
by
Usho fisherman of Inuyama City


10:30-, 13:00-, 14:30-
Comedy show at Nishinomaru Stage
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700 
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7. Walk 5 min.
map 

Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017 
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-) 
03-5829-6878   

Nagoya Antique Fair
2017 名古屋骨董祭
Fukiage Hall

Nagoya C.


吹上ホール 
Biggest antique fair in Aichi Pref.
228 booths
10:00-17:00

Admission: free 
052-731-5586  Get off at Fukiage Sta.
on the Sakuradori Subway line.
Take exit 5.
A 5-min. walk.


map 
GoldenWeek Night Aquarium
2017
Nagoya-ko Suizokukan
(Nagoya-ko Aquarium)

Nagoya-ko
(Port of Nagoya)

Nagoya C.
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on
the Meiko
Subway Line.
Take exit 3

map
  
Event of Hachiju-hachi-ya
2017 
Inariyama Chaen Koen

Nishio C.

Aichi Pref. 
Common year: May 2, Leap year: May 1st)
 8:00-8:30/tea picking

Young women in
working kimono
with red sash pick young tea leaves.
They also show the old style process
of making green tea.
Good for photo enthusiasts.

9:30-15:00/Demonstrationof hand-made tea
Nishio-cha
Kyodo-kumiai
0563-57-2261 
 Get off at Nishio Sta. on the
Meitetsu Nishio Line.
15 min by car. 

Chiryu Festival Eve2017
知立祭り試樂祭 
Chiryu Shrine
(Chiryu Jinja)

Aichi Pref.

知立神社 
(May 2-3/ annual)
even-numbered year/HonMatsuri
odd-numbered year/AidaMatsuri (features 5
floats decorated with flowers)

2016
9:30(2floats) or 12:30(1 float) or13:00(2floats)
start from the local area.
15:00-/5 floats meet at Chiryu Shrine
16:00-/Leave th eshrine and
return to their local area
Chryu-shi Kanko
Kyokai
0566-83-1111

Chiryu Shrine
0566-81-0055 
Take Get off at Chiryu Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
(19-24 min./490yen
from Nagoya)
A 10-min. walk 


Inuyama Castle boating
2017 
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref.  
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00- 
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000 
Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk  




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Constitution Day 2017
(kempo kinen-bi)
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Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Hiroba
二之丸広場
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
Omotenashi Performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

Demonstration of
cormorant fishing of
Inuyama
at Nagoya Castle
2017
Nishinomaru
西ノ丸


Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
11:00-, 13:30-

by
Usho fisherman of Inuyama City


10:30-, 13:00-, 14:30-
Comedy show at Nishinomaru Stage
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7. Walk 5 min.
map

Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017 
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-) 
03-5829-6878  Get off at Yabacho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway
Line.
A 3-min. walk.  
  
Night Aquarium
2017 
Port of Nagoya
Public Aquarium


Minato-ku

Nagoya C.

名古屋港水族館 
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080 
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on the
Meiko Subway Line.
Take exit 3. 


Tea ceremony 2017
さつき市民茶会
Shirotori Teien
(Shirotori Japanese
Garden)
JinguNishi

Nagoya C.
10:00-15:30

Tea ceremony: 500yen
(Entrance free to the park
is required: 300yen)
052-681-8928 Get off at Jingu-nishi
on the Meijo subway line.
map

Nagoya Antique Fair2017
Fukiage Hall

Nagoya C.



吹上ホール 
Biggest antique fair in Aichi Pref.
228 booths

10:00-17:00

Admission free 
052-731-5586  Get off at Fukiage Sta. on the
Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 5.
A 5-min. walk.
map
 

GoldenWeek Mini
Experiment Show 2017
1F entrance hall
Denki-no-Kagakukan
Science Museum of
Electricity

Fushimi

Nagoya C  
  Admission: Free

Science experiment show.
11:30-12:00
14:00-14:30, 15:30-16:00
Denki no Kagaku-kan
052-201-1026  
 Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Tsurumai
Subway Line. Take exit 4.
Walk 2 min.
map


Todagawa Kids Festival
2017 とだがわこどもまつり
Todagawa Kodomo
Land

Nagoya C.
3rd - 5th
10:00-16:00

Events for kids
are held in the park
052-304-1500 here


Tropical Fruits Fair 2017
Tokokusan Fruits Park
Moriyama-ku

Nagoya C. 
May 3 - May 5
9:00-16:30
Admission: free

Stage performance, Street performance,
tropical fruits cafe, local products fair,
etc. 
Togokusan
Fruits Park
052-736-3344 
1) Get off at Ozone Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line. Transfer to the
Yutorito Line bound for Kozoji
高蔵寺
Get off at Togokubashi
東谷橋 stop
Walk 15 min.
2) Take a municipal bus bound for
 Togokusan Fruits Park
東谷山
フルーツパーク
from Fujigaoka on the
Higashiyama Subway Line or Obata

小幡
on the meitetsu Line.
Get off at Togokusan Fruits Park
stop and walk 13 min
 

Gourmet marche
2017
Yagoto Housing
Event Hiroba

Yagoto
Nagoya C.
10:00-16:00
052-832-3968   Get off at Yagoto Sta. on the
Meijo or Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 1. Turn to right and
turn right again at Royal Host.
Go up the slope. It's on the right.
10-min. walk from the station.
map


Hanamatsuri/Kanbutsue/
Busshoe/Ryugee

Buddha's Birthday2017
花まつり/お釈迦様の誕生日 
Kosho-ji Temple
Yagoto
Nagoya C.  
(Apri 8 by the lunar calendar)

12:45-/Listen to the sermon
13:00-: Buddhist ceremony
at the Seizan Hondo main building

Amacha/sweet tea service
052-832-2801
0120-8510-78 
Get off at Yagoto Sta. on the
Meijo or Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 1.
A 3-min. walk 


Kamezaki Shiohi Matsuri
(Kamezaki Shiohi Festival)

recommended2017
亀崎潮干祭り
Kamezaki-chiku
Handa C.

Aichi Pref.


半田市亀崎地区
(May 3-4 annual)

Festival of Kamisaki Jinja(shrine)
Festival floats/13:40-20:00

Designated as Japan's
Important Intangible Folk
Cultural Asset in March, 2006
.

Parade of five floats, offering
of karakuri-ningyo, etc.

Details (external link/Japanese)
Handa C.
Kanko-kyokai
0569-32-3264
Taka a train bound for
Toyohashi on the JR Tokaido
Line. Change the train at Obu Sta.
to the JR Taketoyo Line
bound for Taketoyo.
Get off at Kamezaki Sta.
(32 min. 570yen)
Walk to the east 10 min.

Ichinomiya Riverside Festival
2017
一宮リバーサイドフェスティバル
Kiso-Sansen-Koen
(Kiso sansen National
Government Park)
138 Tower Park

Ichinomiya C.

Aichi Pref.

木曾三川公園
May 3 - 5
9:30-17:00
Kiso-Sansen-Koen is the largest
governmental park in Japan,
extending into three prefectures
(Aichi, Gifu and Mie).


Official website is here.
Ichinomiya Riverside
Festival Un'ei-kyogikai
0586-51-3015

Ichinomiya
Kankokyokai
0586-28-9131
Official website is here


Daimyo Procession and
Float Festival
(Daimyo Gyoretsu and Dashi matsuri)
大名行列・山車まつり
recommended 2015

Shokaku-ji(temple)

Terayoko-machi
Kariya C.

Aichi Pref.



刈谷市 正覚寺
(Odd year/May 3)
Procession starts at
Shogaku-ji at 12:00

The performance of Yakko
called "Yakko no neri"(pic) is designated
Kariya City's Intangible Folk Cultural Asset.
12:45: Toyo-cho arcade
13:35: Manto-dori
14:35: Odai-dori
15:45: Ichihara Inari Jinja

14:00-: Free green tea service
for first 500 people@ Manto-dori.
Official pdf is here

May 4th

Kariyashi kanko
kyokai
0566-23-4100
Take a Meitetsu train bound
for Toyohashi. Change the train
at Chiryu sta. bound for
Hekinan.
Get off at Kariya-shi 刈谷市sta.
(37 min./540yen) Walk 5 min.
or
Get off at Kariya 刈谷sta.
on the JR line.Walk 10 min

 ©Chryu C.
Chiryu Festival 2017
知立まつり
Chiryu Shrine
(Chiryu Jinja)
Chryu C.

Aichi Pref.


知立神社 知立市
(May 2-3, annual)

9:00 - /Floats start
9:30/5 floats meet at Chuo-Dori street
10:00/5 floats parade to YamaMachi Higashibata
11:30/Parade to Chiryu Shrine
12:30-/5 floats meet at Chiryu Shrine
14:00-/Karakuri and Bunraku performance
17:00-/Leave Shrine
etc.
They decorate the floats in the evening
Chryu-shi Kanko
Kyokai
0566-83-1111

Chiryu Shrine
0566-81-0055
 Take a Meitetsu train bound
for Toyohashi or Nishio.
Get off at Chiryu Sta.
(.19-24min./490yen from Nagoya)
Walk 10 min.


Atago Jinja Spring Festival
2017
Atago Shrine
(Atago Jinja)
Handa C.

Aichi Pref.

半田市 愛宕神社
(May 3 annual)

3 Portable shrines are carried by children.
Offring of Miko Dance at Atago Jinja.
Fireworks, etc.
Handa City Hall
0569-21-3111
(ex.308)

Handa-shi Kanko-kyokai
0569-32-3264
 

©Toga Jinja 
Toga Shrine Festival
Toga-Jinja Reitaisai
2017 砥鹿神社例大祭
Toga Shrine

Toyokawa C.
Aichi Pref.

豊川市 砥鹿神社
(May 3,4 and 5/annual)

10:00/Offering of flower arrangement
11:00-/Kanmiso Hoken-sai (offering of
silk piece gods)神御衣奉献祭
15:00-/Yoimiya festival (festival eve)
16:00-/Yabusama (Horseback Japanese
archery) trial
Toyokawa -shi
Kanko-kyokai
0533-89-2206

Toga Shrine
0533-93-2001
 Get off at MikawaIchinomiya
三河一宮 Sta. on the
JR Iida Line.
Walk 5 min.

Asuke Renaissance
2017

あすけルネッサンス
Korankei

Toyota C.

Aichi Pref.
May 3-5
10:00-16:00
Workshop of making old-style toys using
bamboos, woods, etc.
Fishing, tea ceremony, etc.
Asuke kankokyokai
0565-62-1272
 Get off at HigashiOkazaki Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take a Meitetsu Bus
bound for Asuke 足助. Get off at
Korankei 香嵐渓.(70 min.)

Konan Wisteria Festival
2017
(江南藤まつりKonan Fuji Matsuri
 Mandara-ji Koen &
Mandara-ji Temple

Konan C.

Aichi Pref. 
April 20 - May 7
9:00-17:00

In Mandara-ji, there are 12 kinds of
wisterias. Perpul, red, white, long,
short.....

9:00-/Opening ceremony
9:55-/Japanes drum performance
10:45-16:55: Brass band, etc.
Illuminated 18:00-21:00 
 Konan-shiyakusho
0587-54-1111
or

Konan Fuji-matsuri
honbu
0587-56-8739(only
during the festival)  
 

Wisteria Festiva
2017
Mitsukuri-cho

Toyota C.

Aichi Pref.

豊田市御作町地内 
 May 3 - 7
9:00-

There are 4 kinds of wisteria along
the 370 meters promnade called
"Fuji no Kairo" in Mitsukuri-cho
Fujioka KankoKyokai
0565-76-6108
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Inuyama Castle boating
2017 
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref. 
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00- 
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000 
Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk   
Shirotori Spring Festival
2017
白鳥春まつり 
Shirotori-cho
Gujo C.
Gifu Pref. 
May 3-4

Flea market, Japanese drm performance,
etc.
18:30-/Portable shrine, Floats
Shirotori HaruMatsuri
Jikko Iinkai
0575-82-3111 
Get off at MinoShirotori美濃白鳥Sta.
on the Nagaragawa-Tetsudi Line. 


Toki Minoyaki Festival
2017
土岐美濃焼祭り
Toki-Minoyaki
Oroshi-shigyo-Danchi
Izumi Kitayama-cho,
Toki C.
Gifu Pref.
岐阜県土岐市
(May 3,4 and 5/annual)
9:00-17:00

Ceramic Fair
0572-55-1322  Get off at Toki Sta.
on the JR Line.
Take free shuttle bus
(every 15 min.)

Dachi Kamaya Festival
2017
Dachi-cho,
Toki C.
Gifu Pref. 
May 3,4 and 5
Sale of ceramics,
Pottery-making experience,
Enjoy tour of nine kilns in Dachi
Official map is here 
Tanzan-yo
0572-59-4188 
Get off at Toki-shi Sta. on
the JR Line. 
Take a bus. 

Mino Takehana Festival
2017
美濃・竹鼻まつり
Hakken Jinja (Shrine)
Takehana-cho
Hashima C.

Gifu Pref.

岐阜県羽島市竹鼻町3298-1
八剣神社
(May 3/annual)

Festival features 6 or 7 floats
with karakuri dolls each year.
In 2014, the 60th anniversary of the
incorporation of Hashima as a city,
it features 13 festival floats.

Dashi Hikisoroe (along the Shido
MatsuyamaOura Line) around 13:00-13:30

=> 4th
058-392-3958 Get off at Hashimashiyakusho
(羽島市役所前) Sta.on the
Meitetsu Takehana Line.

Hamamatsu Festival
(Kite Flying Festival)

recommend2017
浜松祭り
Nakatajima
Sand Dune

JR Hamamatsu
Station area/Renjaku,
Kajimachi-dori,
Hirokoji-dori
(Float festival)

Shizuoka Pref.
(May 3,4,5/annual)
440 years history

10:00-15:00/kite-flying competition at
Nakatajima Sand Dunes

17:00-18:30/Brass Band
18:30-21:00/Float-festival with 47 floats
at Kaji-cho & Hirokoji-dori (center of the city)

13:00-17:00/street performance at ZaZaCity
etc.
Hamamatsu
Matsuri-kaikan
053-441-6211
here

Yabusame shinto ritual
2017
流鏑馬神事
ShimoKamo
Jinja(shrine)

Sakyo-ku

Kyoto
(May 3/annual)
13:00-15:30
This is one of the pre- Aoi Festival
events to purify the festival itself.

Yabusame is mounted Japanese archery
that an archer rides a horse and shoots
at targets.
Shimokamo Jinja
(shrine)
075-781-0010
Take a municipal bus No.205
and get off at ShimoKamojinja-mae
下賀茂神社前 stop.

Hakata Dontaku
2017
博多どんたく
Fukuoka C.

Fukuoka Pref.

福岡県福岡市
(May 3, 4/annual)
One of the very popular festivals
Official website is here

Sorry but very far from Nagoya
Fukuoka Shimin no
matsuri shinko-kai
092-441-1170
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Midori no Hi/緑の日
2017
National holidays
May 4
National holiday for going outside and
enjoying nature.
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Tokugawa Ieyasu & a Ninja
Troop is here!
徳川家康と服部半蔵忍者隊参上!
............

Nagoya Castle Spring5
Festival
Performance of Matchlock
Shooting 
2017
Nishinomaru stage
西ノ丸ステージ

and
Nishinomaru
西ノ丸


Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C. 
Ninja show/at Nishinomaru stage

11:30-, 13:30-/ Matchlock shooting at
Nishinomaru
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700 
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Hiroba
二之丸広場
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
Omotenashi Performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017 
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-) 
03-5829-6878  Get off at Yabacho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway
Line.
A 3-min. walk. 

Nagoya Ekitopia Parade
2017
Around Nagoya Station

Nagoya C. 
(April 29- May 5 /annual)
commercial events

10:30-/Warm-up stage & Mini Concert
@Towers Garden
10:00-20:00/Midland marche @Midland Square
1F Minami Hiroba
13:30-14:00, 15:00-15:30/Dance performance
@UNI Mall West Plaza

13:00-15:00/Parade
(Brass Bands, Awa-Odori, etc.)
etc.
052-585-2861   Get off at Nagoya Sta.

Eyohdo-shinji
(Shinto ritual)2017
酔笑人神事
Atsuta Shrine

Nagoya C.
(May 4/annual)
19:00. -19:45

This Shinto ritual is also
called"Ohoho-sai"
Shinoto priests laugh out loud
at the 4 points in the shrine.

Strange ritual. 
 052-671-4153  Get off at Jingu-nishi sta.
Walk 5 minutes


Tea ceremony 2017
さつき市民茶会
Shirotori Teien
(Shirotori Japanese
Garden)
JinguNishi

Nagoya C. 
Tea ceremony (with sweets/500yen)
10:00-15:30

(Entrance free to the park
is required: 300yen) 
052-681-8928  Get off at Jingu-nishi
on the Meijo subway line.
map 


Tropical Fruits Fair 2017
Tokokusan Fruits Park
Moriyama-ku

Nagoya C
- May 5
9:00-16:30
Admission: free

Stage performance, Street performance,
tropical fruits cafe, local products fair,
etc.
Togokusan
Fruits Park
052-736-3344
1) Get off at Ozone Sta. on the Meijo
Subway Line. Transfer to the
Yutorito Line bound for Kozoji
高蔵寺.
Get off at Togokubashi
東谷橋 stop.
Walk 15 min.
2) Take a municipal bus bound for
Togokusan Fruits Park
東谷山
フルーツパーク
from Fujigaoka
on the Higashiyama Subway Line
or Obata
小幡 on the Meitetsu Line.
Get off at Togokusan Fruits Park
stop and walk 13 min.


Todagawa Kids Festival
2017 とだがわこどもまつり
Todagawa Kodomo
Land

Nagoya C
3rd -5th
10:00-16:00

Events for kids
are held in the park
052-304-1500 here
  
Night Aquarium
2017
Port of Nagoya
Public Aquarium

Minato-ku
Nagoya C.

名古屋港水族館
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on the Meiko
Subway Line.
Take exit 3.

GoldenWeek Mini
Experiment Show
2017
1F entrance hall
Denki-no-Kagakukan
Science Museum of
Electricity

Fushimi

Nagoya C.
Admission: Free

Science experiment show.
11:30-12:00
14:00-14:30, 15:30-16:00
Denki no Kagaku-kan
052-201-1026
Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Tsurumai
Subway Line. Take exit 4.
Walk 2 min.
map

Ichinomiya Riverside Festival
2017
一宮リバーサイドフェスティバル
Kiso-Sansen-Koen
(Kiso sansen National
Government Park)
138 Tower Park
Ichinomiya C.
Aichi Pref.

木曾三川公園
May 3 - 5
9:30-17:00
Kiso-Sansen-Koen is the largest
governmental park in Japan, extending
into three prefectures (Aichi, Gifu and Mie).

Official website is here
Ichinomiya Riverside
Festival Un'ei-kyogikai
0586-51-3015

Ichinomiya
Kankokyokai
0586-28-9131
Official website is here.

Kamezaki Shiohi Matsuri
(Kamezaki Shiohi Festival)

recommended2017
亀崎潮干祭
Kamezaki-chiku
Handa C.

Aichi Pref.

半田市亀崎地区
(May 3-4/ annual)

Festival of Kamisaki Jinja
(shrine)
Festival floats/15:05-19:30
Designated as Japan's
Important Intangible Folk
Cultural Asset in March 2006


Details (external link/Japanese)
Handa-shi
Shoko-kanko-ka
0569-21-3111
(ex.309)

Handa Kanko-kyokai
0569-32-3264
Take train bound for
Toyohashi on the JR Tokaido
line. Change the train at Obu
sta. to the JR Taketoyo line
bound for Taketoyo..
Get off at Kamezaki sta.
(32-min. 570yen)
Walk to the east
approx 15 min.

Toyokawa Inari Shrine
Spring Festival 2017
recommended
豊川稲荷
Toyokawa Inari
Shrine

Toyokawa C.
豊川市
Aichi Pref.
(May4-5/annual) Toyokawa Inari
0533-85-2030

Toyokawa Shiyakusho
Shoko-ka
0533-89-2140
access

ToyokawaKankoKyokai
Toga Shrine Festival
(Toga-Jinja Reitaisai)
2017 砥鹿神社例大祭
Toga Shrine
砥鹿神社
Toyokawa C.
豊川市
Aichi Pref.
(May 3, 4 and 5/annual)

10:00-/Shinto ritual
14:00-/ Procession of ortable shrines
16:00-/Yabusame (horseback Japanese archery)
Toyokawa -shi
Kanko-kyokai
0533-89-2206

Toga Shrine
0533-93-2001
 Get off at MikawaIchinomiya
三河一宮 Sta. on the
JR Iida Line.
Walk 5 min.

Asuke Renaissance
2017あすけルネッサンス
Korankei

Toyota C.

Aichi Pref.
May 3-5
9:00-16:00
Workshop of making old-style toys using
bamboos, woods, etc.
Fishing, tea ceremony, etc.
Asuke kankokyokai
0565-62-1272
Get off at HigashiOkazaki Sta. on the
Meitetsu Line. Take a Meitetsu Bus
bound for Asuke 足助. Get off at
Korankei 香嵐渓.(70 min.)

YasumiKumanosha Festival
2017
安海熊野社祭礼
YasumiKumanosha
Uo-machi
Toyohashi C.

Aichi Pref
(May 4-5/annual)
Lion dance, float.
oshiruko service, etc
Toyohashi Convention
Kyokai
0532-54-1484
Get off at Toyohashi Sta. on the
JR or Meitetsu Line.
Walk 15 min.

Konan Wisteria Festival
2017
(江南藤まつりKonan Fuji Matsuri
 Mandara-ji Koen &
Mandara-ji Temple

Konan C.

Aichi Pref. 
April 20 - May 7
9:00-17:00

In Mandara-ji, there are 12 kinds of
wisterias. Perpul, red, white, long,
short.....

9:00-/Opening ceremony
9:55-/Japanes drum performance
10:45-16:55: Brass band, etc.
Illuminated 18:00-21:00 
  Konan-shiyakusho
0587-54-1111
or

Konan Fuji-matsuri
honbu
0587-56-8739(only
during the festival) 
 
 
SantePark Tahara
Green Festival
2017 市民緑花まつり
SantePark Tahara
Tahara C.
Aichi Pref.
田原市サンテパルクたはら
9:30-15:00

Sale of plants
SantePark Tahara
0531-25-1234
Get off at Mikawa Tahara Sta.
on the JR line.
Take "Gururin-bus"
Get off at Santeparuku
(サンテパルク
)


Inuyama Castle boating
2017 
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref.  
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00- 
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000 
Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk 

Shirotori Spring Festival
2017 
 Shirotori-cho
Gujo C.
Gifu Pref. 
May 3-4

Flea market, Japanese drum performance,
etc. 
Shirotori HaruMatsuri
Jikko Iinkai
0575-82-5900 
Get off at MinoShirotori美濃白鳥Sta.
on the Nagaragawa-Tetsudi Line. 


Toki Minoyaki Festival
2017
土岐美濃焼祭り
Toki-Minoyaki
Oroshi-shigyo-Danchi
Izumi Kitayama-cho,
Toki C.

Gifu Pref.
(May 3,4 and 5/annual)
9:00-17:00

Ceramic Fair
0572-55-1322 Get off at Toki Sta.
on the JR Line.
Take free shuttle bus
(every 15 min.)

Dachi Kamaya Festival
2017 
Dachi-cho,
Toki C.
Gifu Pref. 
May 3,4 and 5
Sale of ceramics,
Pottery-making experience,
Enjoy tour of nine kilns in Dachi
Official map is here 
Tanzan-yo
0572-59-4188 
Get off at Toki-shi Sta. on
the JR Line. 
Take a bus 



Tado Taisha Ageuma Shinji
(Tado Shrine Horse Riding
up Festival)

recommended2017
Tado Shrine

Tado-cho

Mie Pref.
(May 4 & 5/annual)

Six boys around the age of 16
to 19 in samurai costume ride
a horse up the embankment
(2m high)

13:00 - / 12 times
Tado Shrine
0594-48-2037
 Take Kintetsu express on the
Nagoya line bound for
Ise-Nakagawa or Matsuzaka or
Uji-Yamada. Change the train
at Kuwana sta. to the local
train bound for Ogaki or
Mino-Matsuyama or Yoro.
Get off at Tado
station.(39-46min.560yen).
Take a bus bound for Biroku
(美鹿)and get off at
Tado-taisha-mae stop (5 min).

Hamamatsu Festival
(Kite Flying Festival)

recommended2017
浜松祭り
JR Hamamatsu
Station area

Nakatajima
Sand Dune

Shizuoka Pref
(May 3,4,5)
440 years history

10:00-15:00/kite-flying competition at
Nakatajima Sand Dunes
*Itokiri-gassen or kite fights is held (trying to cut
the string of other team's kite.)

18:30-21:00/Float-festival with 47 floats
at Kaji-cho & Hirokoji-dori (center of the city)

13:00-17:00/street performance at ZaZaCity
etc.
Hamamatsu
Matsuri-kaikan
053-441-6211
here 

 Hakata Dontaku2017
博多どんたく
 Fukuoka C.

Fukuoka Pref.

福岡県福岡市
May 3, 4/annual
One of the very popular festivals
Official website is here
Fukuoka Shimin no
matsuri shinko-kai
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Rikka 2017
- First day of summer by the old calendar - -
 
Childern's Day
(kodomo-no hi)2017
 Childern's Day - -

Nagoya Omotenashi Busho-tai
performance
2017
Nishinomaru
西之丸

Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
Omotenashi Performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

Traditional Martial Arts
demonstrations古武道大会
・・・・・・・

Mini Guitar Cncert
2017
Ninomaru Hiroba
二之丸広場
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
9:30-16:00
Iaido, Aikido, Soujutsu, Karate, Kempo,
Joudo, Batto, Naginata, Kenjutsu, Shigin,Kembu
=> @Aichi Pref. Gymnasium
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
 Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map
Nishinomaru
西ノ丸
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C. 
11:00-, 14:00-/Guitar mini concert

Nagoya Ekitopia Fair
2017
Nagoya Station area

Nagoya C. 
(April 29- May 5 /annual)
10:30-/Warm-up stage & Mini Concert
@Towers Garden
10:00-20:00/Midland marche @Midland Square
1F Minami Hiroba
13:30-14:00, 15:00-15:30/Dance performance
@UNI Mall West Plaza

13:00-15:00/Parade
(Brass Bands, Awa-Odori, etc.)
etc.
052-585-2861  Get off at Nagoya Sta

Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017 
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-) 
03-5829-6878  Get off at Yabacho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway
Line.
A 3-min. walk. 


Tea ceremony 2017
さつき市民茶会
Shirotori-Teien
(Shirotori Garden)
Jingu-Nishi

Nagoya C.

白鳥庭園
Tea ceremony (with sweets/500yen)
10:00-15:30

(Entrance free to the park
is required: 300yen)
052-681-8928 Get off at Jingu-nishi
on the Meijo subway line.
map


Todagawa Kids Festival
2017 とだがわこどもまつり
Todagawa Kodomo
Land

Nagoya C.
3rd - 5th
10:00-16:00

Events for kids
are held in the park
052-304-1500 here

Shin'yo-togyo-shinji
(Shinto ritual)2017
神輿渡御神事
Atsuta Shrine


Nagoya C.

熱田神宮
(May 5/annual)
10:00 -

Procession of Shinto priests
in costumes of the Heian period.
with their trasures

Main shrine=>West gate
052-671-4153 Get off at Jingu-Nishi sta.
on the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
7-minutes walk

Kosho-ji temple fair
興正寺縁日2017
Kosho-ji
(temple)
Yagoto

Nagoya C.

八事・興正寺
(5th and 13th of each month)

approximatery 150 stalls
052-832-2801  Get off at Yagoto sta. on the
Meijo or Tsurumai
Subway Line.
Take exit 7.

map


Tropical Fruits Fair 2017
Togokusan Fruits Park
Moriyama-ku

Nagoya C
May3 - 5
9:00-16:30
Admission: free

Stage performance, Street performance,
tropical fruits cafe, local products fair,
etc.
Togokusan
Fruits Park
052-736-3344
1) Get off at Ozone Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line. Transfer to the
Yutorito Line bound for Kozoji
高蔵寺. Get off at Togokubashi 東谷橋
stop. Walk 15 min.
2) Take a municipal bus bound for
 Togokusan Fruits Park
東谷山
フルーツパーク
from Fujigaoka on the
Higashiyama Subway Line or
Obata
小幡 on the meitetsu Line.
Get off at Togokusan Fruits Park
stop and walk 13 min.
 
Night Aquarium 2017
Port of Nagoya
Public Aquarium


Minato-ku

Nagoya C.

名古屋港水族館
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on the Meiko
Subway Line.
Take exit 3.


NHK Building
Lunch Time Concert
2017 
NHK Nagoya
HosoCenter

bldg. B2
Near the escalator

Nagoya C. 
(1st & 3rd Friday of each month
<2nd & 3rd of Apr.>)
12:10-12:50

by
Nagoya College of Music students  
NHK Building
Somu-bu
052-952-7313 
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight. Follow the sign.
map 

 

Concert for kids
2017
Tokugawa-en
Garden Hall

Higashi-ku

Nagoya C
14:00-15:00

Free (admission to the garden is
required/300yen)
Limmited 150 people

Show your DonichiEcoKippu or
1day ticket you used
on this day300yen=>240yen

? *10:00-/First come 50 children
can get free Ha-shohbu/葉菖蒲 =>
Children's Day
 052-935-8988 Take city bus Kikan 2(基幹2) from
Sakae OASIS 21 No.3 stop.. Get off at 
Tokugawaen-Shin-Deki-machi. Or
Get off at Ozone subway sta. on
the Meijo subway line.
Take exit3. Walk 15 min. Or
ake city bus Kikan 2(基幹2)
from Nagoya station bus terminal
Green-Home No.7 stop. Get off at
Tokugawaen-Shin-Deki-machi. map  

GoldenWeek Mini
Experiment Show
2017
1F entrance hall
Denki-no-Kagakukan
Science Museum of
Electricity

Fushimi

Nagoya C.
Admission: Free

Science experiment show.
11:30-12:00
14:00-14:30, 15:30-16:00
Denki no Kagaku-kan
052-201-1026 
Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Tsurumai
Subway Line. Take exit 4.
Walk 2 min.
map


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム 
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yomiuri Giants
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 
Ichinomiya Riverside Festival
2017
一宮リバーサイドフェスティバル
Kiso-Sansen-Koen
(Kiso sansen National
Government Park)
138 Tower Park

Ichinomiya C.
一宮
Aichi Pref.

木曾三川公園
May 3 - 5

Kiso-Sansen-Koen is the largest
governmental park in Japan, extending into three prefectures (Aichi, Gifu and Mie).


Official website is here.
Ichinomiya Riverside
Festival Un'ei-kyogikai
0586-51-3015

Ichinomiya
Kankokyokai
0586-28-9131
Official website is here

Momotaro Festival
2017 桃太郎祭り
Momotaro Jinja (Shrine)
Inuyama c.

Aichi Pref.

犬山市 桃太郎神社
(May 5/annual)

10:30-: Shinto ritual
12:00-: Momotaro dance
12:15-Parade,
12:30-/Japanese drum performance, etc.
etc.
Festival for children
Inuyama Kanko Annaisho
0568-61-6000

0568-61-1586
Get off at Inuyama-Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu line.
Walk 45 min.
(5-6 min. by taxi)
Asuke Renaissance
2017

あすけルネッサンス
Korankei

Toyota C.

Aichi Pref.
May 3-5
9:00-16:00
Workshop of making old-style toys using
bamboos, woods, etc.
Fishing, tea ceremony, etc.
Asuke kankokyokai
0565-62-1272
Get off at HigashiOkazaki Sta. on the
Meitetsu Line. Take a Meitetsu Bus
bound for Asuke 足助. Get off at
Korankei 香嵐渓.(70 min.)
YasumiKumanosha Festival
2017
安海熊野社祭礼
YasumiKumanosha
Uo-machi
Toyohashi C.

Aichi Pref.
(May 4,5/annual)
11:00-/Shinto ritual, Otomenomai dance

Lion dance, float, etc.
Toyohashi Convention
Kyokai
0532-54-1484
Get off at Toyohashi Sta. on the
JR or Meitetsu Line.
Walk 15 min.

Toyokawa Inari Shrine
Spring Festival2017
recommended
豊川稲荷春季大祭
Toyokawa Inari Shrine
Toyokawa C.

Aichi Pref.

豊川市 豊川稲荷
(May4-5/ annual). 0533-89-2140 access

©Toga Jinja
Toga Shrine Festival
Toga-Jinja Reitaisai
2017
砥鹿神社例大祭
Toga Shrine
砥鹿神社
Toyokawa C.
豊川市
Aichi Pref.
(May 3, 4 and 5/annual)

9:00-/Kendo and Kyudo tournament
10:00-/Kouchin-sai Shinto festival
13:00-/Kids festival
14:00-/ChigoGyoretsu, Kendo and
Kyudo tournament
Toyokawa -shi
Kanko-kyokai
0533-89-2206

Toga Shrine
0533-93-2001 
Get off at MikawaIchinomiya
三河一宮 Sta. on the
JR Iida Line.
Walk 5 min. 

Konan Wisteria Festival
2017
(江南藤まつりKonan Fuji Matsuri
 Mandara-ji Koen &
Mandara-ji Temple

Konan C.

Aichi Pref. 
April 20 - May 7
9:00-17:00

In Mandara-ji, there are 12 kinds of
wisterias. Perpul, red, white, long,
short.....

9:00-/Opening ceremony
9:55-/Japanes drum performance
10:45-16:55: Brass band, etc.
Illuminated 18:00-21:00  
 Konan-shiyakusho
0587-54-1111
or

Konan Fuji-matsuri
honbu
0587-56-8739(only
during the festival)  
 

photo©shinshiro C.
Nagashino Battle Festival
(Nagashino Kassen
Nobori Matsuri)
2017
recommended
長篠合戦のぼりまつり
Nagashino Castle Site
Shinshiro C.

Aichi Pref.


新城市
(May 5/annual)
9:30-16:00

This festival is held to commemorate the battle
of Nagashino in 1575 which the AF of Oda
Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu defeated
Takeda Katsuyori by using new weapons
(matchlocks called hinawa-ju). This is the
beggining of the new style battle.
Takeda troops used the cavalry and
Oda toops used firearms.
schedule
Shinshiro-shi
Kanko-kyokai
Horai-shibu
0536-32-0022
Take JR Tokaido line bound for
Toyohashi or Hamamatsu.
Change the train at
Hamamatsu to JR Iida line
bound for Iida. Get off at
Nagashino-jo sta.
(1h 48/1,890yen)
(ex. Nagoya 9:48 =>11:36,
Nagoya 8:20 =>10:18)

Walk 8 min.


Inuyama Castle boating
2017 
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref.   
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00- 
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000 
Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk   


Toki Minoyaki Festival
2017

土岐美濃焼祭り
Toki-Minoyaki
Oroshi-shogyo-Danchi
Izumi Kitayama-cho,
Toki C.
Gifu Pref.
土岐市泉北山町
土岐美濃焼卸商業団地内
(May 3,4 and 5/annual)
9:00-17:00

Ceramic Fair
 0572-55-1322  Get off at Toki Sta.
on the JR Line.
Take free shuttle bus
(every 15 min.)

Dachi Kamaya Festival
2017
Dachi-cho,
Toki C.
Gifu Pref. 
 May 3,4 and 5
Sale of ceramics,
Pottery-making experience,
Enjoy tour of nine kilns in Dachi
Official map is here
Tanzan-yo
0572-59-4188 
Get off at Toki-shi Sta. on
the JR Line. 
Take a bus 

Tado Taisha
Ageuma Shinji

(Tado Shrine Horse
Riding Up Festival)
2017
多度大社あげ馬神事
Recommended
Tado Shrine

Mie Pref.


多度大社
(May 4 & 5/annual)

Six boys around the age of 16
in samurai costume ride a
horse up the embankment
(2m high)

14:00 - (Climax)/ 6 times
Tado Shrine
0594-48-2037
Take Kintetsu express on the
Nagoya line bound for
Ise-Nakagawa or Matsuzaka or
Uji-Yamada. Change the train
at Kuwana sta. to the local
train bound for Ogaki or
Mino-Matsuyama or Yoro.
Get off at Tado station
.(39-46 min.560yen).
Take a bus bound for Biroku
(美鹿)and get off at
Tado-taisha-mae stop (5 min..)

Photo courtesy of Bachir
Futami Okitama Shrine
Changing
Shimenawa ceremony
2017
二見浦 夫婦岩大注連縄掛祭
Futami Okitama Shrine

Futami-cho
 Ise C.
Mie Pref.


二見浦 興玉神社
(May 5 /annual)

10:00a.m.- Shinto ritual
10:30a.m. - chang to
the new shimenawa.

Visitors can participate to hand feed
the shimenawa at the shrine path
Futaminoura
Kanko-kyokai
0596-43-2331


Okitama Shrine
0596-43-2020
If you take JR Mie #51
(kaisoku Mie 51)
7:49a.m. bound for Toba from
JR Nagoya station, you will
arrive at Futamiura station
at 9:36a.m. 2110yen (107 min.)
(Seat reservation ticket 510yen)
A 15-min. walk

Hamamatsu Festival
(Kite Flying Festival)

recommended2017

浜松祭り
JR Hamamatsu
Station
area

Nakatajima
Sand Dune

Shizuoka Pref.
(May 3,4,5/annual)
440 years history

12:00-15:00/kite-flying competition at
Nakatajima Sand Dunes
*Itokiri-gassen or kite fights is held (trying to cut
the string of other team's kite.)

18:30-21:00/Float-festival with 47 floats
at Kaji-cho & Hirokoji-dori (center of the city)

13:00-17:00/street performance at ZaZaCity
etc.
Hamamatsu
Matsuri-kaikan
053-441-6211
here


Eta-Aquarids2017
Sky Before dawn on May 6
One hour before dawn is the best to
observe.
East - SouthEast
Greatest meteoric shower
5-10/ZHR
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Organic Farmers 
Morning Market 2017
オーガニックファーマーズ朝市村
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21
(Every Saturday)
Get fresh vegetables !

9:00 - 11:30
OASIS 21office
052-962-1011
Get off at Sakae
on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map

Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-) 
03-5829-6878  Get off at Yabacho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway
Line.
A 3-min. walk. 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Higashi Teien
二之丸東庭園
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C
Omotenashi Performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.

Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map


Nagoya Castle Spring Fes
Japanese Flute  2017 
 Nishinomaru Stage
西の丸ステージ
donjon

Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.  
10:30-, 13:30- /Japanese flute
Shinobue and Nohkan
at Nishinomaru Stage

13:00-/ Koto and Shakuhachi
Japanese harp and Shakuhachi bamboo flute
at the donjon 1F
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700 
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map 

Tsuruma Park Spring
Green Bazaar 2017 
Tsuruma Park

Tsuruma Koen

Nagoya C. 
May6-7
9:00-16:30
Sale of plants, Mini concert, etc.  
  Ryokka Center
052-733-8340
Get off at Tsurumai Sta. on the
Tsurumai Subway Line

map 

Atsuta Kagura
performance offering
2016 
 Atsuta Shrine

Nagoya C.


熱田神宮 
11:00-11:50

Atsuta Kagura 
Mr. Ishikawa
052-811-7661 
 Get off at JinguNishi Sta.
on the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
A 7-min. walk. 
 
Tonin Festival
2017
頭人祭Toninsai 
 Hikami Aneko Shrine

Nagoya C.

氷上姉子神社 
 (May 6, 11:00-/annual)
A tojin comes from Atsuta Shrine
with a ema on which a hawk is
drawn. Chimaki are given to the
visitors. 
Hikami-Aneko
Shrine
052-621-5935 
Get off at Odaka sta.
on the JR line.
A 20 min. walk.
map 

Night Aquarium 2017 
Port of Nagoya
Public Aquarium


Minato-ku

Nagoya C.

名古屋港水族館 
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080 
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on the Meiko
Subway Line.
Take exit 3. 


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017 
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム 
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yomiuri Giants
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc  
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 

Horse Festival/
Umesakamori-shinji

(Uma Matsuri)2017 
Konomiya Shrine
(Konomiya Jinja)
Inazawa C

Aichi Pref..


国府宮神社 
(May 6/annual))

10:00-/Shinto ritual
14:00 -/Umesakamori Ritual

Scince 1626.
Pray for rich harvest.
Around 10-year boy in costume
takes a role of a god.
Horses with beautiful decoration run
through the shrine pass. 
Konomiya Shrine
0587-23-2121 
Get off at Konomiya sta.
on the Meitetsu line.
3-min. walk from
the North exit 
Morinomiya-ichi
2016
杜の宮市
 Masumida Jinja (shrine), Miyamae
Sampachi-ichi Hiroba,
Honmachi-Shotengai

Ichinomiya C.
Aichi Pref.
10:00-17:00

There are 350 booths
090-2265-9188 Get off at Ichinomiya Sta. on the
JR Line or Meitetsu Ichinomiya
Sta. on the Meitetsu Line.
Take the East Exit. A 8-min. walk.

map

Nishio Rose Exhibition
2016 
Michi no Eki
NishioOkanoyama

Nishio C.

Aichi Pref.
西尾市小島町岡ノ山105-57
Rose competitive show,
New rose exhibition, Sale of roses, etc.
Nishio Kanko
Annaisho
0563-57-7840
 Get off at Nishio 西尾 Sta. on
the Meitetsu Line.
Take "Kururin Bus
Higashimawarisen Migi-mawari"
Approx. 11 min. ride.
Get off at MichinoEki Nishio
Okanoyama" stop.


Inuyama Castle boating
2017 
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref. 
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00- 
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000 
Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk. 





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Belgian Beer Weekend
Nagoya 2017 
Hisaya Odori Koen
Hisaya Hiroba
(In front of Matsuzakaya
Department Store)
Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
April 26-May 7
Weekday: 14:00 -21:00
Sat.Sun, H: 11:00-21:00 (May7-19:00)

Enjoy Belgian culture and life style.
starter set 3,100yen(including an
original
glass and 11 coins for food and/or
drinks) Adv.ticket 3000yen at
CircleK Sunks, 7-11,Ticket PIA (Mar.8?-)
03-5829-6878  Get off at Yabacho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway
Line.
A 3-min. walk. 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Higashi Teien
二之丸東庭園
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C
Omotenashi Performance
11:00-, 14:30-


After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

Hirabari Kiyari Ondo
performance 2017
 Nishinomaru Stage
西の丸ステージ
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C. 
10:30-, 13:00- / Hirabari Kiyari Ondo

"Kiyari 木遣り"or "Kiyari-Ondo 木遣り音頭" is
a lumber-carriers' chant or song.
The origin of Hirabari Kiyari Ondo is
Chikujo Kiyari Ondo which sung during
the construction of Nagoya Castlet in 1610.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map 
 
 image
Pedestrians' Paradise
2017
南大津通歩行者天国
Otsu-dori

Sakae intersection
<=700m=>
Yabacho intersection

Nagoya C.
(April 23, 30/ May 7, 13, 14, 21, 28/
June 6)
12:00-18:00

The Otsu-dori street between Sakae
and Yabacho intersection, approx. 700
meteres,
is free of vehicle.
MinamiOtsu-dori
Hokoten Un'ei Iinkai
052-241-9804
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo Subway Line

or

Get off at Yabacho Sta.
on the Meijo
Subway Line.

Sakae Minami Music Festival
2016
栄ミナミ音楽祭
 <Main Stage>
Yaba Koen
Nadya Park Atrium
<Satellite Stage>
10 sites
<Partner's Live Stage>
12 sites
Nagoya C.

矢場公園
ナディアパーク アトリウム

その他
Sakae Minami Ongakusai
Jikko-Iinkai
052-251-1517
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 7 min.
or
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 5 min.
map
 
Ice Cream Giveaway Event
2016
Meitetsu Department
Store Event Space

Nagoya

Nagoya C.
To celebrate Ice Cream Day (May9),
they hold free ice cream giveaway events
in seven big cities.

Nagoya⇒ At Meitetsu Department Store event
space, on May 8, Sunday, 12:00-, 2016.
They also throw special campain for
Facebook users
The event ends when all the stock has run out. 
here  Get off at Nagoya Sta.

Noh, etc. performance by
amateur players.2016
Nagoya Noh Theatre
(Nohgakudo)

Nagoya C.
13:00-16:30

*Noh performance by children who take
Noh lessons 
Nagoya Nohgakudo
052-231-0088 
 Get off at Shiyakusho sta. on the
Meijo subway line. Take exit 7.
Walk to the West approx. 800m.
or
Get off at Marunouchi subway sta.
Take exit 1. Walk to the North
approx. 700m.
map

Tsuruma Park Spring
Green Bazaar 2017 
Tsuruma Park

Tsuruma Koen

Nagoya C. 
May6-7
9:00-16:30
Sale of plants, Mini concert, etc. 
 Ryokka Center
052-733-8340 
Get off at Tsurumai Sta. on the
Tsurumai Subway Line

map 

Benzaiten Festival
Benzaiten Taisai
(photo from a leaflet of Togan-ji)
2017 弁財天大祭 
Togan-ji
(temple)
Chikusa-ku

Nagoya C.


桃願寺 
(May 7-8/ annual)

Special exhibition of an image of
"Sleeping Benzaiten goddess"
fee/ 1000yen
Togan-ji is the nearest temple
from Nagoya Univ. 
052-781-1427  Get off at Motoyama sta. on the
subway Higashiyama line or get
off at Nagoya Daigaku sta. on
the subway Meijo line
map 

Garden Concert
2017 
Wildflower Garden
Bluebonnet

Sunny House 1F
Nagoya C. 
13:00-, 15:00-

Musical by Oshima Tomoko and children

.Admission fee to Bluebonnet is requred:
300yen   
052-613-1187 here 

Endo-ji
Goen-ichi Fair
2017
Endo-ji Shopping Mall

Nishi-ku

Nagoya C. 
10:00-15:00

Food  stands, Flea market, s
ale of vegetables, etc.
052-551-5770  Get off at Kokusai Center Sta.
on the Sakuradori Subway Line.
Take exit 1 or 2
 

Night Aquarium 2017
Port of Nagoya
Public Aquarium


Minato-ku

Nagoya C.

名古屋港水族館 
April 29- May 7

Open: 9:30 - 20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Night Aquarium: 17:00-20:00
Nagoya-ko Aquqrium is extending their
hours of operation during the Golden
Week
. If you enter the aquarium after 17:00,
tickt fee will be discounted.
<Admission>
Adult (16 and over) 2000yen
. (After 17:00 =>1,600yen)
Elem. & Jr.High schooler 1000yen
(After 17:00 =>800yen)
4-year old & over 500yen(After17:00 =>400yen)
Nagoya-ko
Suizokukan
052-654-7080 
Get off Nagoya-ko Sta. on the Meiko
Subway Line.
Take exit 3 


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017 
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム 
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yomiuri Giants
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc  
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 

WaiWai Carnival
2016
*Ochiai Koen
(Ochiai Park)
*Mitsumata Fureai Koen
Kasugai C.
Aichi Pref.
春日井市 落合公園
9:45-15:00

Event for children

Play tag, wampaku-zumo,
Origami, etc.

Official site is here
Kasugai-shi 
Kodomo seisaku-ka
0568-85-6151
080-2600-2366
Get off at Ajiyoshi 味美Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line or Kachigawa
勝川Sta. on the JR Line.
Take a free shuttle bus.


Inuyama Castle boating
2017 
Kiso River
Inuyama-bashi Bridge
Yuuransen-noriba

Inuyama

Aichi Pref. 
April 29- May7, 2017
Approx. 15-min. Boating

Adult: 500yen, 3-12years old: 100yen
50 people/boat
10:00-, 10:30-, 11:00-, 11:30-, 12:30-
13:00-, 13:30-,14:00-, 14:30-, 15:00- 
KankoAnnaisho
0568-61-6000 
 Get off at Inuyama Yuen Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take Higashiguchi exit.
1 min walk  

Opening Day of Grand
Sumo Tournament2016
Kokugikan

Ryogoku

Tokyo
May 8-May 22

Sumo association official
web site is here
Nihon Sumo Kyokai
Kippu-gakari
03-3622-1100
Get off at Ryogoku (両国) Sta
. on the JR Sobu (総武) Line.
Take West gate. Walk 2 min.
or
Get off at Ryogoku Sta.
on the Subway Oedo Line.
Take exit 3A.
Walk 5 min. 
8/Mon
         

Honen-sai
(Hana-no-toh)2017
豊年祭 
Hongu & NishiGakusho,

Atsuta Shrine

Nagoya


熱田神宮 
(8th of May/annual)
8:00 -
Festval of Yamato-Takeru-no-mikoto
festival for farmers. Enjoy plants
market 
052-671-4153  Get off at Jingu-nishi sta.
on the Meijo subway line.
Take exit 2.
5-min walk 

Benzaiten Festival
Benzaiten Taisai
(photo from a leaflet of Togan-ji)
2017 弁財天大祭 
Togan-ji
(temple)
Chikusa-ku

Nagoya C.


桃願寺  
(May 7-8/ annual)

Special exhibition of an image of
"Sleeping Benzaiten goddess"
fee/ 1000yen
Togan-ji is the nearest temple
from Nagoya Univ. 
052-781-1427   Get off at Motoyama sta. on the
subway Higashiyama line or get
off at Nagoya Daigaku sta. on
the subway Meijo line
map 

 
Salon Concert
2017
Music Plaza
(Ongaku Plaza)
Kanayama

Nagoya C  
18:30-

by
Some members from
Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra

Admission: Free
Music Plaza
052-331-6041 
Nagoya Music Plaza
Get off at Kanayama sta.
on the Meijo subway line.
Take exit 1
map 
         
9/Tue
 

Ice Cream Day 2017
 - (May 9th/annual)
Tokyo Ice Cream Association (Now Japan Ice
Cream Association) established
"Day of Ice Cream"  aimed to expand
consumption on May 9th, 1964.
 -

Aichi Police Brass Band
Machikado Concert 2017 
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.
12:00-13:00

Admission: Free 
OASIS 21office
052-962-1011

Aichikenkei
KeisatsuOngakutai
052-951-1611
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Atsuta Kosha Spring
Festival
2017 熱田講社春季大祭 
Atsuta Shrine
Jingu-Nishi

Nagoya C. 
May 9th/annual

Shinto ritual
11:00-11:40 
 052-671-4153 Get off at Jingu-Nishi sta.
on the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
5-minutes walk
map 

Bo-no-te dedication
2017
Atsuta Shrine
Jingu-Nishi

Nagoya C  
May 9th/annual
(After the KoshaTaisai)
11:40-12:10  
052-671-4153  Get off at Jingu-Nishi sta.
on the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
5-minutes walk
map  


Atrium Concert 2017 
Midland Square Atrium
(Midland Square
commercial wing B1)

Nagoya

Nagoya C.  
 17:00-, 18:00-

Flute, Violin, Piano

Admission: free  
Towa Fudosan
Eigyobu SGC
052-584-7121 
 Get off at Nagoya Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Sakuradori
Subway Line. Take exit 6  

Toyokuni-jinja (shrine)
Ku-no-ichi (九の市)
open-air market
2017
Toyokuni-jinja
Nakamura-Koen
Nagoya C. 
(9, 19, 29 of each month)

9:00-13:30

Vegetables, flowers, fish, etc. 
Toyokuni Jinja
052-411-0003 
Get off at Nakamura-Koen Sta. on
the Higashiyama Subway Line.
Take exit 3. map 


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017  
Nagaragawa
Kyujo

Gifu C.
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yokohama Baystars
18:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc   
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814
Get off at JR Gifu Sta. or Meitetsu
Gifu Sta. Take"Gifu Bus" and
get off at Memorial Center-mae/
Memorial Center-kita stop
 10/Wed



Bird Week 2017
- May 10 - May 16

← Toki/朱鷺/Nipponia nippon
 -

Chunichi Ikebana
Art Exhibition2017  
 Matsuzakaya
Department Store
Honkan 7F

Yabacho

Nagoya C  
 May 10-May15
10:00-19:30

Admission fee: 800yen (adv.600yen)

From 67 schools.
One of the popular
Ikebana exhibitions in Nagoya. 
Chunichi Ikebana
Kyokai
Jimukyoku
052-201-3766

Matsuzakaya
052-251-1111 
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line
Take exit 5or 6
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 16.
Walk to the south approx. 5 min.
map 


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017  
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム  
 Chunichi Dragons
vs Yokohama Baystars
18:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map  
11/Thu
Utagoe Kitsa
2016 
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.
14:00-15:30

admission: 1,000 yen 
OASIS 21office
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Full Moon2017 満月 
 -  -


Atrium Concert 2017 
Midland Square Atrium
(Midland Square
commercial wing B1)

Nagoya

Nagoya C. 
 17:00-, 18:00-

Soprano, Flute, Piano

Admission: free 
Towa Fudosan
Eigyobu SGC
052-584-7121  
Get off at Nagoya Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Sakuradori
Subway Line. Take exit 6 

Chunichi Ikebana
Art Exhibition2017 
 Matsuzakaya
Department Store
Honkan 7F

Yabacho

Nagoya C 
 May 10-May15
10:00-19:30

Admission fee: 800yen (adv.600yen)

From 67 schools.
One of the popular
Ikebana exhibitions in Nagoya.
Chunichi Ikebana
Kyokai
Jimukyoku
052-201-3766

Matsuzakaya
052-251-1111  
 Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line
Take exit 5or 6
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 16.
Walk to the south approx. 5 min.
map  


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017 
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム 
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yokohama Baystars
18:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc   
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 

The Nagara River
Ukai-biraki
in Gifu2017
Nagara Bridge
Nagara River

Gifu C.

Gifu Pref
(May 11- Oct. 15/annual)

15:00/Shinto ritual pray for safe
Ukai fishing
17:30/Japanese drum performance, etc.
19:00/ Fireworks display
20:30-/ Cormorant fishing
21:00/Fireworks display (Finish)
Ukai-kanransen
jimusho
058-262-0104 
Take JR line bound for Gifu.
Get off at
Gifu sta.(17-24min.450yen)
Take Gifu Bus bound for
N80Takatomi or MitahoraDanchi,
etc.
Get off at Nagarabashi stop.
(via Nagarabashi/ 15
min.200yen)
3-min. walk
12/Fri
- - - -

Chunichi Ikebana
Art Exhibition2017 
 Matsuzakaya
Department Store
Honkan 7F

Yabacho

Nagoya C 
 May 10-May15
10:00-18:00

Admission fee: 800yen (adv.600yen)

From 67 schools.
One of the popular
Ikebana exhibitions in Nagoya.
Chunichi Ikebana
Kyokai
Jimukyoku
052-201-3766

Matsuzakaya
052-251-1111  
 Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line
Take exit 5or 6
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 16.
Walk to the south approx. 5 min.
map  

Higashibetsuin Temple Fair
2017
Higashi Betsuin

Nagoya C.
(12th of each month)

9:00-15:00

approximatery 50 stalls
052-321-9201 Get off at Higashibetsuin
station on the Meijo subway
line. take exit 4.
3 min. walk to the west.

map

 Horikawa Flower Festival
2017
堀川フラワーフェスティバル
  
Between Naya-bashi
and Nishiki-bashi

Along the Horikawa
Canal

Nagoya C. 
May 12 - May 27
Opening ceremony: May 12, 18:00-
Horikawa riverside are decorated
with flower baskets
Saturdays and Sundays during the period:
concert, performance, etc. are held.

 052-222-2686  Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk toward Nagoya Sta.
Turn left st theNishiki-bashi bridge.
Festial is held along the Horikawa
Canal.  






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Organic Farmers 
Morning Market 2017
オーガニックファーマーズ朝市村 
Ginga no Hiroba
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21 
 (Every Saturday)
Get fresh vegetables !

8:30 - 11:30
OASIS 21office
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map

Dance*Dynamite
Group Dance Contest
2017 
Ginga no Hiroba
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C. 
Preliminary contest
11:00-17:20

Kids class preliminary contest

Senior High Schooler Class
 
Dance*
Dynamite Special
office
052-962-5880
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Sakae Minami Music Festival
2017
栄ミナミ音楽祭

 <Main Stage>
*Yaba Koen
*Nadya Park Atrium
*In front of Lachic

<Satellite Stage>
10 sites
<Partner's Live Stage>
12 sites
Nagoya C.

矢場公園
ナディアパーク アトリウム

その他 
11:00-17:30

 <Yaba Koen>
12:00/Opening ceremony

Admission: Free

At 20 spots,
400 artists (include groups) perform.

Official Website is here 
Sakae Minami Ongakusai
Jikko-Iinkai
052-251-1517 
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 7 min.
or
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 5 min.
map 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Higashi Teien
二之丸東庭園
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C
Omotenashi performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
A 5-min. walk
map

 image
Pedestrians' Paradise
2017 南大津通歩行者天国 
Otsu-dori

Sakae intersection
<=700m=>
Yabacho intersection

Nagoya C 
(April 23, 30/ May 7, 13, 14, 21, 28/
June 6)
12:00-18:00

The Otsu-dori street between Sakae
and Yabacho intersection, approx. 700
meteres,
is free of vehicle. 
MinamiOtsu-dori
Hokoten Un'ei Iinkai
052-241-9804 
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo Subway Line

or

Get off at Yabacho Sta.
on the Meijo
Subway Line. 
Taikoh Festival Eve
2017
(Nakamura Taikoh Matsuri)
Nakamura-koen
Nakamura Bunka
Shogekijo,etc.

Nagoya C.

中村区東宿町1
Memorial festival of
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
10:00-20:00
14:00- : Shigin, song & dance
of martial arts, performance
(at Nakamura Bunka sho-gekijo
in Nakamura Koen)
15:30-: Tai Chi
Toyokuni Jinja
052-471-1971

 Taiko Matsuri
Jikko Iinkai
052-411-0003
 Get off at Nakamura-koen Sta.
on the Higashiyama
Subway Line
Walk 7 min.
map

Ozone Kaido Festa
2017
Ozone Avenue &
Ozu Mall

Ozone
Kita-ku
Nagoya C.
11:00 - 17:00

Stage: Music live, Dance, Rakugo, etc.

Ozone street marche: Sale of  pesticide-free
vegetables, Hand-made goods, Fortune-telling,
etc.
052-981-5557  Get off at Ozone Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.

Onzosai
Sacred Robe Festival

2017 御衣祭  
Atsuta Shrine


Nagoya C  
 (May 13/ annual)
11:00 -
Ceremony to dedicate thread and cloth
(和妙Nigitae[silk cloth] and
荒妙
Aratae[hemp cloth]).

This is a kind of preparetion for
Atsuta Festival held on June 5.

Features a procession of 300 people
including Shinto priests, followers and chigo.
East gate=>Daisan-Torii gate=>main shrine  
  Atsuta Shrine
052-671-4151 
Get off at Jinguu-nishi sta.
on the subway Meijo line.
Take exit 2.
7-min walk 

Kosho-ji Temple Fair
2017 
Kosho-ji (temple)
Yagoto

Nagoya C.  
(5th and 13th of each month)  052-832-2801  Get off at Yagoto sta. on the
Meijo or Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map 
  
Chunichi Ikebana
Art Exhibition2017 
Matsuzakaya
Department Store
Honkan 7F

Yabacho

Nagoya C 
 May 10-May15
10:00-19:30

Admission fee: 800yen (adv.600yen)

From 67 schools.
One of the popular
Ikebana exhibitions in Nagoya. 
Chunichi IkebanaKyokai
Jimukyoku
052-201-3766

Matsuzakaya
052-251-1111 
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line
Take exit 5or 6
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 16.
Walk to the south approx. 5 min.
map 

 Horikawa Flower Festival
2017
堀川フラワーフェスティバル
Between Naya-bashi
and Gojo-bashi

Along the Horikawa
Canel

Nagoya C
May 12- May 27
Horikawa riverside is decorated
with flower baskets

Shukutoku Uni's Day (dance, etc.)

Horikawa Canal cruise: May 13, 14, 20, 21
Pier Nayabashi→ShigematsuKomon→
Gojobashi Bridge→Pier Nayabashi
(45mins. 19 people/boat)
10:00-10:45, 11:00-11:45, 12:00-12:45,
13:45-14:30, 14:45-15:30, 15:45-16:30
Fee/ adult: 1,000yen, child: 500yen

Gondola boating 11:00-16:00 (Every 00, 20, 40)
From Minoribash MinorinoHiroba→Nayabashi
adult: 500yen, child: 300yen
Nagoyan Tour
052-528-4151
 Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk toward Nagoya Sta.
Turn left st theNishiki-bashi bridge.
Festial is held along the Horikawa
Canal.

ShonaiRyokuchi
Rose Festival2017
バラまつり 
Shonai Ryokuchi
and
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza

Nagoya C 
13(Sat) -21(Sun)
9:00-16:30

70 kinds, 2,500 roots

Outdoor concert, workshop
etc.

Admission: Free 
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza
052-503-1010 
Get off at
Shonai-Ryokuchi-Koen Sta.
on the Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
Walk to the south. 

Garden Concert
2017 
Wildflower Garden
Bluebonnet

Sunny House 1F
Nagoya C.  
13:00-, 15:00-
Eco, Smile Live

Admission to the garden is required
300 yen 
052-613-1187  here 

 
Salon Concert
2017 
Music Plaza
(Ongaku Plaza)
Kanayama

Nagoya C  
15:00-

 Canzone, Pops, etc.

Admission: Free
Music Plaza
052-331-6041
Nagoya Music Plaza
Get off at Kanayama sta.
on the Meijo subway line.
Take exit 1
map 

From a leaflet
Exposition of 1240 Buddha
statures carved by Enku
2017
Arako Kannon-ji
(temple)

Nagoya C 
(2nd Saturday of each month)

13:00-16:00

Admission: 500yen 
Arako Kannon-ji
052-361-1778 
Get off at Takabata sta. on
the Hiigashiyama subway line.
Take exit 4. Turn to left and turn to
left again at the first traffic signal.
Walk 10 min.

map 

Okazaki Shinmei-gu Festival
Eve
2017
岡崎神明宮大祭 
Nomi Shinmeigu shrine
能見神明宮
42-1, Motonomi-cho,
Okazaki C.
Aichi Pref.


岡崎市 神明宮 
(2nd Sunday and the day before/ annual)

10:00-/Purification of floats
10:30-/Shinto ritual
13:30-/"Otome no mai" dance
15:00-/Entertainment by local people
17:00-/Evening festival, festival floats
gathering
18:00-/Fireworks display for kids
19:20-/Fireworks display
tezutsu fireworks

8 floats parade through the streets.
A stage is pulled out from the float
and children perform Japanese dance 
Shinmei-gu
0564-22-6706

Okazaki C.
KankoKyokai
0564-23-6217
Take Meitetsu Line bound for
Toyohashi. Get off at
Higashi-Okazaki
(approx. 30min/650yen)
Transfer to Meitetsu bus
bound for Okudono-Jinja,
or Daiju-ji via Kosei-cho
(Dont get on via Umezono).
Get off at Shinmei-gu
stop.(7-8 min. from
Higashi-Okazaki sta..) 

Onzo Festival
(Onzo Matsuri)2016
御衣祭 
Minato Shinmeisha
(shrine)
Toyohashi C.
Aichi Pref.
豊橋市湊町 
(2nd Sat. of May/annual)
16:00-/children dance with Onzo music.
Long time ago, the shrine area was
a teritory of Ise Shrine, and had been
offered clothing to Ise Shrine. 
Minato Shinmei-sha
0532-54-2782 
Get off at Toyohashi Sta.
Take Toyotetsu Bus #6 (Toyokawa
Route) and get off at Morishita 守下
A 5-min. walk. 

Takigyo experience
Meditation by sitting or
standing under a waterfall
2017 
Myojo-in Temple
妙乗院

Satonaka, Yabu-machi
Tokai C.

Aichi Pref.

東海市養父町里中51-1 
2nd Saturday of each month
(* 3rd Saturday of July)
Takigyo/滝行, standing or sitting under a
waterfall, is aimed at mental training held in
Shinto religion, Shugendo (Japanese mountain
asceticism) and some sects of buddhism.
It usually held at a waterfall in a deep mountain.
but you can have a experience here by artificial
waterfall in a city.
Water amount is controlled, so even you are a
beginner, no problem.
Fee: 1,500yen (annual passport: 5,500 yen)
special cloths: 5,500yen (rental: 2,00yen)
details are here 
0562-32-1029

info@myojyoin.jp 
Get off at OwariYokosuka 尾張
横須賀
Sta. on the Meitetsu
Tokoname Line.
Take the west gate (西出口
/NishiDeguchi)
A 7-min. walk.

here 

Chausuyam high Land
Shibazakura Festival
2017 
Chausuyama Kogen
70-185 AzaGoshodaira
Sakauba
Toyone-mura
Kitashitara-gun
Aichi Pref.

愛知県北設楽郡豊根村
坂宇場字御所平70-185
  
May 13 - June 4
Shibazakura/Moss phlox

Shibazakura Field is located almost
top of Mt.Hagitaro萩太郎山 (1358m) and
the highest-located flower field
in Aichi Pref.
There are approx. 400,000 roots and
6 colors of Shibazakura.
You can take a chair lift up to the site
(12 mins.) or 20-min. walk.
Chair lift works from 7:30 to 18:00.
Official website is here  
ChausuyamaKogen
0536-87-2345  
Get off at Toyohashi Sta. on the
JR Line. Take a non-stop bus
bound for Chausuyama  

 © Ogaki City.

Ogaki Festival
2017
Hachiman Jinja Shrine,
Ogaki-eki-dori, etc.

Ogaki C.
Gifu Pref.  
(Sat.& Sun just before May 15/annual)
Festival Eve
8:30-21:00
The event held by the festival floats is
designated as the National Intagible
Folk Cultural Asset in March 2, 2015

8:30-9:30/Shinto ritual,Offering of performance
by local people
9:30-12:00/performance of traditional wind-up dolls
in front of Ogaki City Hall
12:00-18:30/Floats parade in several parts of
the city
19:00-21:00/Yomiya
 Ogaki KankoKyokai
0584-77-1535
Ogaki-shiyakusho
Kanko-ka
0584-81-4111
Get off at Ogaki Sta. on the
JR LIne. Take Minamiguchi 南口/
South Exit.
A 10-min. walk. 

Spring Rose Festival
2017
Hana Festa Kinen Koen
(Flower Festa Memorial
Park)

Kani C.
Gifu Pref.

岐阜県可児市瀬田1584-1
May 13- June 11
Weekday/9:00-17:00
Sat. & Sun/8:00-18:00

Rose gardens of this park is one of the
largest ones in the world.

Admission during the festa:
1,000 yen (high-schooler and under →Free)
HanaFesta Kinen
Koen
0574-63-7373
JR Nagoya Sta.-Chuo Honsen
Line(30min.)-JR Tajimi Sta.-
Taita Line (20min.)-JR Kani Sta.
-bus or taxi(10min.)-HanaFesta
Kinen Koen
or
Meitetsu Nagoya Sta.-Inuyama
Line(30min.)-Meitetsu Inuyama
Sta.-Hiromi Line(20min.)-Meitetsu
Shin-Kani Sta.-bus or taxi(10min.)
- HanaFesta Kinen Koen
・Bus (community bus"satsuki bus"runs fromMon. to sat.



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Mother's Day
母の日/Haha no Hi 2017 
(2nd Sunday of May)
In 1907, Anna Javis, an American girl,
held a ceremony to honor her mother
who died two years earlier. In 1914
President Wilson declared the 2nd
Sunday of May to be Mother's Day.
 -  This event was introduced
and spread after the World
War II in Japan 

Ward Offices & their
Branches in Nagoya C.
are open2017
区役所・日曜日窓口開設日 
Each ward office
(branch) of
Nagoya C.

各区役所 
8:45-12:00  Ward Office
(Branch office)
in Nagoya C. 

Dance*Dynamite
Group Dance Contest
2017
Ginga no Hiroba
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C 
Junior Class and Open class
Prejudging

10:00-/Junior high schoolers
preliminary contest
12:00-/Result announcement
14:00-/Open Class preliminary contest
16:40-17:00/Result announcement 
Dance*
Dynamite Special
office
052-962-5880 
Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

 image
Pedestrians' Paradise
2017 南大津通歩行者天国
Otsu-dori

Sakae intersection
<=700m=>
Yabacho intersection

Nagoya C
(April 23, 30/ May 7, 13, 14, 21, 28/
June 6)
12:00-18:00

The Otsu-dori street between Sakae
and Yabacho intersection, approx. 700
meteres,
is free of vehicle.
MinamiOtsu-dori
Hokoten Un'ei Iinkai
052-241-9804
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo Subway Line

or

Get off at Yabacho Sta.
on the Meijo
Subway Line.

Sakae Minami Music Festival
2017
栄ミナミ音楽祭
 <Main Stage>
*Yaba Koen
*Nadya Park Atrium
*In front of Lachic

<Satellite Stage>
10 sites
<Partner's Live Stage>
12 sites
Nagoya C.

矢場公園
ナディアパーク アトリウム

その他
13:00-
Admission: Free

At 20 spots,
400 artists (include groups) perform


Official Website is here 
Sakae Minami Ongakusai
Jikko-Iinkai
052-251-1517 
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 7 min.
or
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 5 min.
map 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Higashi Teien
二之丸東庭園
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C
Omotenashi performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700 
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

Chunichi Ikebana
Art Exhibition2017
Matsuzakaya
Department Store
Honkan 7F

Yabacho

Nagoya C. 
 May 10-May15
10:00-19:30

Admission fee: 800yen (adv.600yen)

From 67 schools.
One of the popular
Ikebana exhibitions in Nagoya.
Chunichi IkebanaKyokai
Jimukyoku
052-201-3766

Matsuzakaya
052-251-1111 
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line
Take exit 5or 6
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 16.
Walk to the south approx. 5 min.
map

Vegan Gourmet Festival
2017
Around the fountain
and Sogakudo in
Tsuruma Park

Tsurumai

Nagoya C. 
10:00-16:00

Festival for vegan people
 
Get off at Tsurumai Sta. on the
Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 4.

map 

Uma no Toh Kids' Festival 
2017 
Osu Kannon

Nagoya C.
14:00-15:00?

Children carry a horse made of paper,
and parade in the Osu town.
14:00 (Osu Kannon) => Bansho-ji temple
=> Osu Kannon
Osu S
hotengai-remmei
052-261-2287
 Get off at Osu-kannon sta.
on theTsurumai subway line
Take exit 2
1-min. walk
map 

Taikoh Festival 2017
(Nakamura Taikoh Matsuri)
Nakamura-koen
Nakamura Bunka
Shogekijo,etc.

Nagoya C.

中村区東宿町1
Memorial festival of
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
10:00-20:00

10:00- Shinto ritual
10:00-: drumming performance
@Nakamura Bunka Sho-gekijo

13:00- : Chigo-gyoretsu, TaikoZukin
Procession, Portable shrine
(Start from Keirinjo-Nakamura Koen)
16:00-: Bo-no-te(Outdoor stage)
 Toyokuni Jinja
052-471-1971

 Taiko Matsuri
Jikko Iinkai
052-411-0003
Get off at Nakamura-koen Sta.
on the Higashiyama
Subway Line
Walk 7 min.
map


Event of offering 3500 votive
lights (Mantoe/万灯会)
Okehazama Battlefield
Festival in Midori Ward
2017
Okehazama Kosenjo Koen
(Okehazama Battlefield Park)
Chofuku-ji Temple,
Oike


Midori-ku
Nagoya C.
10:00-16:00

The battle of Okehazama (1560) was
one of the major turning point of Japan's history.

11:30-/Offering of traditional martial arts.
9:20-,10:50-/Japanese drum performance
12:10-/Guitar live
10:00-17:00/stage performance at Chofuku-ji
..........
18:30-20:00/Mantoe - 3500 votive lights are li
for killed soldiers in the battle around Oike Pond
etc.
 Okehazama
Kosenjo Hozonkai

info@okehazama.net
Get off at Arimatsu Sta. on the
Meitetsu Line. From "Meitetsu
Arimatsu "bus stop(No.2 bus stop)
Take a City Bus bound for
Arimatsu-cho Ochinashi-ike
有松町口無池 via Makuyama幕山
(5th stop from MeitetsuArimatsu)
A 3-min. walk. The park is behind
U-Home's(ユーホーム)parking area.


MeiPhil Machikado Concert
2017
Flarie Court

Flarie

Naka-ku
Nagoya C.
14:00-, 16:00-

by
Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra

Admission: Free
 
052-243-0511 Get off at Yabacho 矢場町 Sta.
on the meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 4.
Walk to the south approx. 3 min. 

 Horikawa Flower Festival
2017
堀川フラワーフェスティバル
Between Naya-bashi
and Gojo-bashi

Along the Horikawa
Canel

Nagoya C
May 12- May 27
Horikawa riverside is decorated
with flower baskets

Acorstic concert

Horikawa Canal cruise: May 13, 14, 20, 21
Pier Nayabashi→ShigematsuKomon→
Gojobashi Bridge→Pier Nayabashi
(45mins. 19 people/boat)
10:00-10:45, 11:00-11:45, 12:00-12:45,
13:45-14:30, 14:45-15:30, 15:45-16:30
Fee/ adult: 1,000yen, child: 500yen

Gondola boating 11:00-16:00 (Every 00, 20, 40)
From Minoribash MinorinoHiroba→Nayabashi
adult: 500yen, child: 300yen
Nagoyan Tour
052-528-4151
 Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk toward Nagoya Sta.
Turn left st theNishiki-bashi bridge.
Festial is held along the Horikawa
Canal.

Let's feed sea lions 2016
Canceled in 2017
Higashiyama Zoo
higashiyama Park

Higashiyama Koen

Nagoya C.
(3rd Sunday between Oct. and May)
14:00-
First 70 people who come to the
venue by 10:00 can get a numbered ticket
and feed elephants from 14:00.
Good chance to approach sea lions.

Fee: free
052-782-2111 Get off at Higashiyama Koen Sta.
on the Higashiyama Subway Line.

Garden Concert
2017 
Wildflower Garden
Bluebonnet

Sunny House 1F
Nagoya C.  
 13:00-, 15:00-

Swingin' Singin' Jazz Live
Admission to the garden is required: 300 yen
052-613-1187   here 

ShonaiRyokuchi
Rose Festival2017
バラまつり
Shonai Ryokuchi
and
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza

Nagoya C
13(Sat) -21(Sun)
9:00-16:30

70 kinds, 2,500 roots

Outdoor concert, workshop
etc.

Admission: Free
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza
052-503-1010
Get off at
Shonai-Ryokuchi-Koen Sta.
on the Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
Walk to the south.


Niso-do Sunday
Zen Meditation
2017
尼僧堂日曜参禅会
Niso-do
Chikusa-ku

Nagoya C. 
Beginers have to join
the session from 9:00

The headmistress of Nisou-do,
Ms.Aoyama Shundo, is a very
famous nun. 
It's a precious chance to learn
something from her 
Aichi Senmon Nisodo
052-751-2671 
Get off at Kakuozan
Sta. on the Higashiyama
Subway Line. Or get off at
Motoyama Sta. on the Meijo
or Higashiyama Subway Line.
20-min. walk.
map 

Okazaki Shinmeigu Festival
recommended2017
岡崎神明宮祭 
Nomi Shinmeigu shrine
能見神明宮
42-1, Motonomi-cho,
Okazaki C.
Aichi Pref.


岡崎市 神明宮 
(2nd Sunday and the day before/annual)

8 floats

8:00-11:15/Mikoshi-togyo
(Tour of the portable shrine)
12:00-/Shinto ritual
13:00-/Floats go around the town
13:30-/Otome no mai dance
15:00-/Entertainment by local people
19:20-/Floats leave for the
shrine(Shinmei bridge)
-21:30/finish

Mikoshi-togyo procession 
Shinmei-gu
0564-22-6706

Okazaki C.
KankoKyokai
0564-23-6217
Take Meitetsu Line bound for
Toyohashi. Get off at
Higashi-Okazaki
(approx. 30min/650yen)
Transfer to Meitetsu bus
bound for Okudono-Jinja,
or Daiju-ji via Kosei-cho
(Dont get on via Umezono).
Get off at Shinmei-gu
stop.(7-8 min. from
Higashi-Okazaki sta..)

Masumida Shrine
Otaue Festival
(Rice Planting Festival)
2017 
East side of
Aichi-Nishi Nokyo
main office

Ichinomiya C.

Aichi Pref.

一宮市真清田1-2-1 
2nd Sunday of May (annual)
10:00- 
Masumida jinja
0586-73-5196 
Get off at Owari Ichinomiya (JR)
or Meitetsu Ichinomiya (Meitetsu)
Sta.
Walk 8 min. 

 © Ogaki City.

Ogaki Festival
2017
Hongaku/本楽 
Ogaki
Hachiman Jinja Shrine,
Ogaki-eki-dori, etc.

Ogaki C.
Gifu Pref. 
(Sat. & Sun. just before May 15/annual)
8:45-21:00
The event held by the festival floats is
designated as the National Intagible
Folk Cultural Asset in March 2, 2015

8:45-10:50/Offering of performance by local
people in front of Hachiman Jinja Shrine.
10:50-17:10/Festival floats throughout the city.
16:20-17:10/Procession/ShinOhashi intersection
→ Hachiman Jinja shrine.
19:00-20:10/Yomiya at Hachiman Jinja shrine
20:45-21:00/Okashirawatashi-no-gi
at Hachiman Jinja
Approx. 600 stalls
Ogaki KankoKyokai
0584-77-1535
Ogaki-shiyakusho
Kanko-ka
0584-81-4111 
Get off at Ogaki Sta. on the
JR LIne. Take Minamiguchi 南口/
South Exit.
A 10-min. walk.
Kyoto
15/Mon          

Chunichi Ikebana
Art Exhibition2017 
  Matsuzakaya
Department Store
Honkan 7F

Yabacho

Nagoya C.
 May 10-May15
10:00-18:00

Admission fee: 800yen (adv.600yen)

From 67 schools.
One of the popular
Ikebana exhibitions in Nagoya. 
Chunichi IkebanaKyokai
Jimukyoku
052-201-3766

Matsuzakaya
052-251-1111  
Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line
Take exit 5or 6
or
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 16.
Walk to the south approx. 5 min.
map 


Wakamiya Festival Eve
2017

若宮まつり/Wakamiya Matsuri  
Wakamiya Hachiman
Shrine
<==>Nagoya Shrine

3-35-30 Sakae,
Naka-ku  
(May 15,16 annual)

This festival was one of the three
big festivals
in Nagoya in the Edo period.

13:20-: Dedication of Hayashi
music and Karakuri.
15:30-: Dedication of Hayashi
music and Karakuri.
16:00-: Shiraku-sai
16:45-: Dedication of Hayashi
music and Karakur
with children
18:00-: illuminating of the float
18:30-20:10/ Festival float is pulled
through the street of Sakae 3-chome area

karakuri: performance of mechanical puppets  
Wakamiya
Hachiman-sha


052-241-0810 
Get off at
Yabacho subway sta. on the
Meijo subway line.
Take exit 4.
approx. 10-min. walk

map 

Aoi Matsuri (external link)
(Hollyhock Festival)
2017
recommended  
Gosho=>
Shimogamo Shrine=>
Kamigamo Shrine


Kyoto
  
 (May 15th/annual)
Kyoto Gosho10:30-KamiKamo Jinja 15:30

One of the 3 greatest festivals
in Kyoto (Most graceful festival.).

In the old days, when it came to festival,
Aoi Festival was it.

=>May 16 
075-781-0010   Kyoto


Timetable, course and fare finder
JORUDAN and HYPERDIA
   
16/Tue


Hiroshige's Woodprinting
Exhibition
"Edo Fuukeigoyomi"
2017
Bank of Tokyo
Mitsubishi UFJ
(MUFG)
Money Museum


Akatsuka

Nagoya C.

三菱東京UFJ
貨幣資料館
  
May 16 - July 23

9:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)
Admission: Free

Hiroshige's woodprintings are very
popular. You can know the people's
life and popular sights in the
Edo period via his works 
Bank of
Mitsubishi-Tokyo
UFJ
Money Museum
052-933-5151 
  Access 

Wakamiya Festival 2017
若宮まつり/Wakamiya Matsuri 
 Wakamiya
Hachimansha (Shrine)

<==>Nagoya Shrine

3-35-30 Sakae,
Naka-ku
Nagoya C. 
(May 15,16 annual)
16th (10:00-)
One of the three big festivals
in Nagoya in the Edo period.
Procession with a float called
"Fukurokuju-sha"

13:00-18:30/ Festival float is pulled
through the street of Sakae
3-chome area
and Sumiyoshi-cho area.

course
 Wakamiya
Hachiman-sha


052-241-0810 
 Get off at
Yabacho subway sta. on the
Meijo subway line.
Take exit 4.
approx. 10-min. walk

map 


Atrium Concert 2017
   
Midland Square Atrium
(Midland Square
commercial wing B1)

Nagoya

Nagoya C. 
 17:00-, 18:00-

Violin, Piano

Admission: free   
Towa Fudosan
Eigyobu SGC
052-584-7121 
Get off at Nagoya Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Sakuradori
Subway Line. Take exit 6 
 -
17/Wed

Nagoya Women's Classic
2017 
 Ginga no Hiroba
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.
18:00-

Violin, Viola, etc.

Admission: Free  
OASIS 21
052-962-1011  
Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map  
18/Thu

Nagoya Firemen Brass Band
"Kiratto Brass Concert"
2017キラッ都ブラスコンサート
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.
12:00-13:00

Admission: Free
Nagoyashi Shobo
Ongakutai
052-736-2732
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map


Atrium Concert 2017
  
Midland Square Atrium
(Midland Square
commercial wing B1)

Nagoya

Nagoya C. 
 17:00-, 18:00-

Violin, Piano

Admission: free  
Towa Fudosan
Eigyobu SGC
052-584-7121 
Get off at Nagoya Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Sakuradori
Subway Line. Take exit 6 

Osu-kannon temple fair
2017
Osu-kannon

Nagoya C
Flea market
approximatery 60 stalls
052-231-6525 Get off at Osu-kannon sta.
on theTsurumai subway line
Take exit 2
1-min. walk
map 
 

Uma no Toh
Shinto ritual2017
Osu Kannon

Nagoya C
(May 18/annual)

Uma-no-to Shinto ritual
15:00 - 15:40? 
 052-231-6525 Get off at Osu-kannon sta.
on theTsurumai subway line
Take exit 2
1-min. walk
map 

Kasadera Kannon
temple fair
2017
Kasadera Kannon
(temple)
Motokasadera
Minami-ku

Nagoya C. 
(18th of each month)  052-821-1367   Get of at Motokasadera Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Walk 5 min
19/Fri
  
         

Toyokuni-jinja (shrine)
Ku-no-ichi (九の市)
open-air market
2017
Toyokuni-jinja
Nakamura-Koen
Nagoya C
 (9, 19, 29 of each month)

9:00-13:30

Vegetables, flowers, fish, etc.
Toyokuni Jinja
052-411-0003
Get off at Nakamura-Koen Sta. on
the Higashiyama Subway Line.
Take exit 3. map


NHK Building
Lunch Time Concert
2017 
NHK Nagoya
HosoCenter

bldg. B2
Near the escalator

Nagoya C.  
 (1st & 3rd Friday of each month
<2nd & 3rd of Apr.&May>)
12:10-12:50

by
Nagoya College of Music students   
NHK Building
Somu-bu
052-952-7313  
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight. Follow the sign.
map 

Flarie Rose Festa
2017
Hisaya-odori Gardens
Flarie

Yabacho

Nagoya C.
May 19-June 11
9:00-17:30

Approx. 1,000 rose plants. 
052-243-0511  Get off at Yabacho Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 4.
A 4-min. walk

map


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017 
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム
Chunichi Dragons
vs Hiroshima Carp
18:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 

Sanja Festival2017
Asakusa Jinja
Tokyo 
13:00/procession
14:20-/Binzasara dance at shaden
15:00-/ Binzasara dance at Kaguraden
15:30-/ Kakuchomikoshimitamairenogi ceremony)
03-3844-1575  Official website is here




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Organic Farmers 
Morning Market 2017
オーガニックファーマーズ朝市村
OASIS 21
Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21
(Every Saturday)
Get fresh vegetables !

8:30 - 11:30
OASIS 21
052-962-1011
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Good health Festival
2017 
OASIS 21
Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21 
13:00-20:50

13:00-14:45/chorus
15:00-16:20/Fitness contest(men)

Best instructor contest, etc.
Admission: Free
OASIS 21
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Day of portraits2017
Ginga no Hiroba
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21 
(3rd Saturday)

Free
10:00-16:30

Students of Nagoya Zokei
Design School
draw your portrait without charge. 
OASIS 21office
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Good Health Festival
2016
OASIS 21
Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21
13:00-20:00
OASIS 21
052-962-1011
Get off at Sakae on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map  
 
Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Nishinomaru Hiroba
西之丸広場
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
Omotenashi performance
11:00-, 14:30-

After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

Nagoya Castle
Satsuki Azalea Exhibition
2017
Nishinomaru Hiroba
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C 
May 20(Sat) - June 4 (Sun)
9:00-16:30
Exhibition of 300 azalea bonsai,
sale, etc.

Admission to the castle is required. 
Nagoya-jo
Sogo-Jimusho
052-231-1700 
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
A 5-min. walk
map 

 Horikawa Flower Festival
2017
堀川フラワーフェスティバル
Between Naya-bashi
and Gojo-bashi

Along the Horikawa
Canel

Nagoya C
May 12- May 27
Horikawa riverside is decorated
with flower baskets

12:00-/Acorstic guitar
13:00-, 15:00-/Jazz orchestra
16:00-/ Dance

Horikawa Canal cruise: May 13, 14, 20, 21
Pier Nayabashi→ShigematsuKomon→
Gojobashi Bridge→Pier Nayabashi
(45mins. 19 people/boat)
10:00-10:45, 11:00-11:45, 12:00-12:45,
13:45-14:30, 14:45-15:30, 15:45-16:30
Fee/ adult: 1,000yen, child: 500yen

Gondola boating 11:00-16:00 (Every 00, 20, 40)
From Minoribash MinorinoHiroba→Nayabashi
adult: 500yen, child: 300yen
Nagoyan Tour
052-528-4151
 Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk toward Nagoya Sta.
Turn left st theNishiki-bashi bridge.
Festial is held along the Horikawa
Canal.

ShonaiRyokuchi
Rose Festival2017
バラまつり 
Shonai Ryokuchi
and
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza

Nagoya C 
May 13(Sat) -June 21(Sun)
9:00-16:30

70 kinds, 2,500 roots

Outdoor concert, workshop
etc.

Admission: Free 
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza
052-503-1010 
Get off at
Shonai-Ryokuchi-Koen Sta.
on the Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
Walk to the south. 

Yasaka Shrine
Annual Festival *2017
提灯祭り 
Yasaka Jinja (shrine)
2 Meisei
Nishi-ku

Nagoya C.

八坂神社
西区名西2丁目 
(3rd Sat. & Sun. of May/annual)
18:30-21:00
No night stalls, No stage performance, but
just display lanterns with Japanse candles.
...
885 lanterns are displayed.
The 5 lanterns on the top of
the pole means gokoku ( five
kinds of grain) and 880 means
rice (rice/Kanji consists of letter
八十八) Lighting: 18:30-21:00 
Take "Meieki #11(名駅11号系統)"
bus from Nagoya Sta. bus terminal
"Lemon Home" #10 stop.
Get off at Meisei-Nishi Stop
(名西2丁目)
Walk 1 min. 


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム
Chunichi Dragons
vs Hiroshima Carp
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 

Iris Festival 2017
花しょうぶまつり  
 Aburagafuchi
Hanashobu-en
油ヶ淵しょうぶ園
Ohnin-ji temple
応仁寺

Aburafuchi-machi
Hekinan C.
Aichi Pref.

碧南市油渕町2
May 20 (Sat) - June 18 (Sun)

Aburagafuchi is the largest natural lake
in Aichi Pref.
Iris garden is in the park located
north of the lake.

19,000u、110 kinds, 30,000 plants
0566-41-3311   Get off at KitaShinkawa 北新川
Sta. on the Meitetsu Line.
Take a free bus called
"KuruKuru-Bus",and get off
at Aburagafuchi-Yuenchi.  

Iris Festival 2016
花しょうぶまつり 
Kamo Shobu-en

Aza-Kamata
Kamo-cho,
Toyohashi C.

Aichi Pref.

加茂しょうぶ園 
May 21-June 12

Admission: Free

Events are held on Sat. and Sun.

300 kinds of colorful iris
are planted, about 37,000 roots
in total.
18:30-21:30/illuminated 
Toyohashi-shi
Kanko-ka
0532-54-1484

Toyotetsu Bus
0532-44-8410 
Non-stop bus runs during the
festival from JR Toyokawa Sta.
and Meitetsu Toyohashi Sta.

Take a bus from #6 bus stop.
Discount return bus ticket is sold
at
Toyohashi Eki-mae Bus Center. 

Mikawa Isshiki
Port Festival 2017 
Isshiki Sakana Hiroba

Nishio C.

Aichi Pref. 
10:00-15:25

Sale of Una-don, Stage show,
dance performance, etc. 

三河一色みなとまつり 
Minato Matsuri
Jikko Iinkai 
0563-72-8276  
Take a Meitetsu train bound for
Kira Yoshida/吉良吉田.
Get off at Nishio Sta./西尾.
Take a Meitetsu Tobu Kotsu bus
bound for Isshiki SakanaHiroba/
Sakushima-iki FunaNoriba(#2 stop)
一色さかな広場・佐久島行船のりば行き
8;40, 10:15, 12:45, 14:45

(Return* 9:18, 11:05, 13:23, 15:35) 
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Chausuyam high Land
Shibazakura Festival
2017 
Chausuyama Kogen
70-185 AzaGoshodaira
Sakauba
Toyone-mura
Kitashitara-gun
Aichi Pref.

愛知県北設楽郡豊根村
坂宇場字御所平70-185
  
May 13 - June 4
Shibazakura/Moss phlox

Shibazakura Field is located almost
top of Mt.Hagitaro萩太郎山 (1358m) and
the highest-located flower field
in Aichi Pref.
There are approx. 400,000 roots and
6 colors of Shibazakura.
You can take a chair lift up to the site
(12 mins.) or 20-min. walk.
Chair lift works from 7:30 to 18:00.
Official website is here   
ChausuyamaKogen
0536-87-2345  
 Get off at Toyohashi Sta. on the
JR Line. Take a non-stop bus
bound for Chausuyama

Sanja Festival2017
recommended 
Asakusa Jinja
Tokyo
(3rd Fri, Sat & Sun of May)
One of the three popular festivals
in Tokyo.
 10:00-/Shinto ritual
12:00-/portable shrine (from 12 East local area)
13:00-/portable shrine(from West 16 local area)
14:00-/portable shrine(from 16 South local area)
16:00-/offering dance at Kaguraden
17:00-/ Miko/maiden dance 
03-3844-1575   Official website is here


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Shoman2017
One of the "Niju-shi Sekki (二十四節気)seasonal
periods adopted as an agricultural calendar.
小(lit. little) 満(lit. full)

Plants gradually grow up and brim of life. 
The temperature rises and leaves
become deep green.

This time of year, we have a sign of rainy
season which called "Hashiri-zuyu(tsuyu)" 
 -  -
World Day for Cultural
Diversity for Dialogue and
Development 2017
 May 21/annual  -

Good Health Festival
2017
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21
10:30-18:00

11:30-12:30: Let's laught and shout
16:30-18:00 Kids dance

etc.

Admission: Free
Asahi Newspaper
052-231-5537

OASIS 21
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae Sta.
on the Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Nishinomaru Hiroba
西之丸広場
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
Omotenashi performance

New Omoteshi Busho-tai Debut !
14:00-


After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
 Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

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Pedestrians' Paradise
2017 南大津通歩行者天国  
Otsu-dori

Sakae intersection
<=700m=>
Yabacho intersection

Nagoya C 
(April 23, 30/ May 7, 13, 14, 21, 28/
June 6)
12:00-18:00

The Otsu-dori street between Sakae
and Yabacho intersection, approx. 700
meteres,
is free of vehicle. 
MinamiOtsu-dori
Hokoten Un'ei Iinkai
052-241-9804 
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo Subway Line

or

Get off at Yabacho Sta.
on the Meijo
Subway Line. 

Let's feed hipos!2016
Canceled in 2017
Higashiyama Park

Higashiyama-Koen

Nagoya C
(4th Sunday between Apr. and Nov.)
14:00-
First 50 people who come to the
venue by 10:00 can get a numbered ticket
and feed elephants from 14:00.
Good chance to approach hipos.

Fee: free
052-782-2111 Get off at Higashiyama Koen
Sta. on the
Higashiyama Subway Line.
 
Soyo, shimai, etc.
performance
by amateur players
2016
Noh Theatre
(Nohgakudo)

Nagoya C
11:00-17:00

Noh performance by
amateur group

Admission: free
 Nagoya kansho-kai
0568-81-4677
Get off at Shiyakusho sta. on the
Meijo subway line. Take exit 7.
Walk to the West approx. 80m.
or
Get off at Marunouchi subway sta.
Take exit 1.
Walk to the North approx. 70m.
map

 Horikawa Flower Festival
2017
堀川フラワーフェスティバル 
Between Naya-bashi
and Gojo-bashi

Along the Horikawa
Canel

Nagoya C 
May 12- May 27
Horikawa riverside is decorated
with flower baskets

12:00-/ Nagoya Firemen Brass Band
13:00-/ Cheerdance Project
14:00-/Gospel
15:00-/Sign language performance
16:00-/Live

Horikawa Canal cruise: May 13, 14, 20, 21
Pier Nayabashi→ShigematsuKomon→
Gojobashi Bridge→Pier Nayabashi
(45mins. 19 people/boat)
10:00-10:45, 11:00-11:45, 12:00-12:45,
13:45-14:30, 14:45-15:30, 15:45-16:30
Fee/ adult: 1,000yen, child: 500yen

Gondola boating 11:00-16:00 (Every 00, 20, 40)
From Minoribash MinorinoHiroba→Nayabashi
adult: 500yen, child: 300yen
Nagoyan Tour
052-528-4151 
 Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk toward Nagoya Sta.
Turn left st theNishiki-bashi bridge.
Festial is held along the Horikawa
Canal. 

Kobo-san
Nittai-ji Temple fair..
2017 
 Nittai-ji (temple)
日泰寺
Kakuouzan,

Nagoya C    
 21st of each month

9:00-13:30
052-751-2121  Get off at Kakuozan Sta.
on the Higashiyama
Subway Line.
Take exit 1

map  
 
Kosho-ji Marche 2017 
Kosho-ji
興正寺

Yagoto

Nagoya C.  
21st of each month

9:00-15:00  
052-632-2801  Get off at Yagoto sta. on the
Meijo or Tsurumai
Subway Line.
Take exit 7.

map 

ShonaiRyokuchi
Rose Festival2017
バラまつり 
Shonai Ryokuchi
and
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza

Nagoya C 
May 13(Sat) -June 21(Sun)
9:00-16:30

70 kinds, 2,500 roots

Outdoor concert, workshop
etc.

Admission: Free
Shonai Ryokuchi
Green Plaza
052-503-1010 
Get off at
Shonai-Ryokuchi-Koen Sta.
on the Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 2.
Walk to the south. 


Garden Concert
2017
Wildflower Garden
Bluebonnet

Sunny House 1F
Nagoya C. 
 Ka Hula O Ululani
Hawaiian Fla Show
13:00-, 15:00-
052-613-1187 here 

Yasaka Shrine
Annual Festival *2017
Yasaka Jinja (shrine)
八坂神社

2 Meisei
Nishi-ku,
Nagoya C.
西区名西2丁目 
(3rd Sat. & Sun. of May/annual)

21:00-21:30

Only "Ofunenagashi Shinto ceremony" is held
at night. A Floating boat that gods ride
on keep away from bad luck.
Take "Meieki #11(名駅11号系統)"
bus from Nagoya Sta. bus terminal
"Lemon Home" #10 stop.
Get off at Meisei-Nishi Stop
(名西2丁目) Walk 1 min. 


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム
 Chunichi Dragons
vs Hiroshima Carp
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the Meijo Subway
Line.
Walk 5 min.

map

 ERICA Cup Yach Race
2017
Mikawa Bay
(The coast of Laguna
Gamagori)

Gamagori C.
Aichi Pref.
(Last Sun of May/annual)
10:00-13:00

Yachs become close to Mikawa Oshima
and Takeshima around 11:00

We can see the yachs from the beach.
Gamagori-shi
KankoShoko-ka
0533-66-1120
Twice a day(8:30, 14:00), direct bus
runs from Nagoya Sta.
Taikodori-guchi
(inquiries/ reservation: J
Tours/Tel:052
883-3211/ return ticket 1,000yen)
Get off at MikawaOtsuka三河大塚
Sta.or MikawaMiya三河三谷 Sta.
on the JR Tokaido Line. 
Take a taxi or bus.

Mikawa Isshiki
Port Festival 2017  
Isshiki Sakana Hiroba

Nishio C.

Aichi Pref. 
Mikawa Isshiki Port Festival

10:00-15:25

Sale of Una-don, Stage show,
dance performance, etc. 
Minato Matsuri
Jikko Iinkai 
0563-72-8276  
Take a Meitetsu train bound for
Kira Yoshida/吉良吉田.
Get off at Nishio Sta./西尾.
Take a Meitetsu Tobu Kotsu bus
bound for Isshiki SakanaHiroba/
Sakushima-iki FunaNoriba(#2 stop)
一色さかな広場・佐久島行船のりば行き
8;40, 10:15, 12:45, 14:45

(Return* 9:18, 11:05, 13:23, 15:35) 

Gifu City Flood Drill
2017
岐阜市水防連合演習 
The right bank of
Nagara River

Near Ukai Oh'hashi
bridge
Gifu C.
Gifu Pref. 
 7:50-11:30

Approx. 2,000 people particpate
in this training
SuiboTaisaku-ka
058-214-4854 
Take a bus from Gifu Sta.
get off at UkaiOhashi-Kita
鵜飼大橋北 Stop  
Mifune Festival
三船祭/Mifune Matsuri
2017 
Togetsukyo bridge
Arashiyama

Kyoto 
(3rd Sunday of May/annual)
Since 1928.
Traditional dance, music, etc. are
performed on the over 20 boats

12:00-: Shinto ritual at Kurumazaki Jinja
13:00-13:30: Procession (Shrine ->
Arashiyama/Ooigawa)
14:00-16:00: A reproduction of boating in
the Heian period. Nobles enjoy boating
with the god, Kiyohara no Yorinari,
who enshrined at the shrine.
16:00-. the god comes ashore and visit
Arashiyama-Tongu.
Official website is here
  Kurumazaki Jinja
075-861-0039

Kyoto Kanko-kyokai
075-752-0227
 Kyoto

Sanja Festival2017
recommended 
Asakusa Jinja
Tokyo  
(3rd Fri, Sat & Sun of May)
One of the three popular
festivals in Tokyo.
8:00 - 21:00/Portable shrine
14:00-/Miko dance
15:00/Dedication of dance
20:00-/Miyairi
21:00/Shinto ritual
11:00-18:00/OmatsuriHiroba  
03-3844-1575   Official website is here
22/Mon  International Day for
Biological Diversity 2017
May 22/annual 
 
 ©Tokai C.
Oike-Koen Iris Festival
2017 花しょうぶまつり 
Oike Koen (park)
大池公園

Tokai C.

Aichi Pref  
 May 22(Mon) - June 11 (Sun) 

128 kinds, 8,000 roots


Events are held on June 5 (Sun)
10:00-15:00

Take care!
There are many stray cats and mosquitos.
Tokai-shi Shisetsu
Kanri Kyokai 
052-604-2034   
 Get off at Otagawa 太田川 Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
A 20-min. walk.
         
23/Tue

- - -

Salon Concert 
2017 
Music Plaza
(Ongaku Plaza)
Kanayama

Nagoya C  
15:00-

Chanson, Canzone

Admission: Free   
Music Plaza
052-331-6041 
Nagoya Music Plaza
Get off at Kanayama sta.
on the Meijo subway line.
Take exit 1
map 
24/Wed
  

TEENTOP CD
promotion event
2017 
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.
 
15:00-, 18:00  03-3770-5111 Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 


Outdoor Nature
Observation
2017 
Nagoya Univ. Museum
YagaiKansatsuen

Nagoya Daigaku

Nagoya C.  
 13:00-15:00
Viewing flowers and know nature.
No resevation required
Participation fee: Free
Wear a hat, walkable shoes and clothes
which you don't care to be dirty with mud
Meeting place: Nagoya Univ. Hakubutsukan
YagaiKansatsu-en
Nagoya Univ. Museum
052-789-5767  
Get off at Nagoya Daigaku Sta.
on the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 1. Turn to right
and turn to left at the library.
It's between Nambu Seikyo and
gymnasium.  
25/Thu


   
- - - - -

Chanson Salon Concert
2017
Music Plaza
(Ongaku Plaza)
Kanayama

Nagoya C 
(Basically 25th of each month)

15:00 - 15:50

Admission: Free
Association
Franco-Japonaise
de la Chanson

052-331-6041 
Nagoya Music Plaza
Get off at Kanayama sta.
on the Meijo subway line.
Take exit 1
map
 

Sumo advance tickets of
the Nagoya-basho go on sale
大相撲名古屋場所前売りチケット発売
2017 
 -  Official Website is here 
 
Chiryu Park Iris Festival
Hana-shobu Matsuri2017
花しょうぶまつり 
Chiryu Koen
Chiryu Jinja Shrine

Chiryu C.

Aichi Pref. 
( May 25 - June 20/annual)

The original iris were gifts from
the Emperor Meiji.  
Chiryu-shi
KankoKyokai
0566-83-1111 
Get off at Chiryu Sta. on the
Meitetsu Line.
A 10-min. walk. 
26/Fri -
  

Nagoya Hawaii Festival
2017
OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C. 
10:00-20:30

Related to O'ahu Island

Admission: Free 
Chukyo TV
052-957-3333

 OASIS 21
052-962-1011 
Get off at NishiTakakura Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 1. Go backward and turn
left at the first corner.  


2017
熱田神宮さつき展
 
  May 26 - May 29

Approx. 30 satsuki bonsais are displayed
   


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム 
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yakult Swallows
18:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc. 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 


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Organic Farmers 
Morning Market 2017
オーガニックファーマーズ朝市村

OASIS 21

Sakae

Nagoya C.


オアシス21
(Every Saturday)
Get fresh vegetables !

8:30 - 11:30
OASIS 21
052-962-1011
Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map


Nagoya Hawaii Festival
2017

OASIS 21 /
TV Tower/
Mochinoki Hiroba
Centeral Park (Park Square)
Sakae
Nagoya C.
10:00-20:00
Oasis21/Fla & music stage
TV Tower/Music stage & Hawaiian food
Mochinoki Hiroba/Fla
Park Square/gallery
Admission: Free
Chukyo TV
052-957-3333

 OASIS 21
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map
 
Nagoya Sake Brewery
Festival 2017
NAGOYA酒蔵まつり
Telepia Bldg 2F
Telepia Hall

Higashisakura
Higashi-ku
Nagoya C.
名古屋市東区東桜1-14-26 
@12:00-13:45, A14:45-16:30, B17:30-19:15

There are many historical sake breweries
in Aichi, Gifu and Mie Prefecture.
50 breweries ge together in the hall and
you can taste approx. 150 kinds of sake.
Ticket: 3,500 yen (Only 20 and older person can
buy and enter)
Ticket valid for only one drinking-hour only
Official website is here
Nagoya
SakaguraMatsuri
Jimukyoku
052--308-5150
 Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama Subway Line.
Take exit 4A.
Walk to the east approx. 5 min.

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
Ninomaru Higashiteien
二之丸東庭園
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C.
Omotenashi Performance
14:30-


After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like.
Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map

photo: courtesy of Yoshik
Ishidori Festival
Tsushima Shrine Festival
2017 津嶋神社例祭 
Tsushima Shrine
1 NoritakeShinmachi,
Nishi-ku

Nagoya

津嶋神社:西区則武新町1
(南押切) 
(4th Sat. and Sun. of May/annual)

The festival features 3 Ishidori-sha
(three-wheeled floats) that were bought from
Kuwana city in 1935.
In Nagoya, we can see this
type of floats only in this festival.

14:30-15:30 Floats go around town
18:30-19:30 Floats go around town 
Nishi-kuyakusho
Machidukuri-suishin-ka
 
 Get off at Sengencho Sta. on
the Tsurumai Subway Line.
it's along Route 22.


Flarie Flower festival
Green concert
2017 
Flarie Court

Flarie

Naka-ku
Nagoya C. 
 14:00-

Nagoya Firemen Brass Band

Admission: Free
052-243-0511  Get off at Yabacho 矢場町 Sta.
on the meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 4.
Walk to the south approx. 3 min.  

Ikebana Exhibition 2017
Chikusa Ward Office
Hall (2F)

Ikeshita

Nagoya C. 
10:00-16:00    753-1825   Get off at Ikeshita Sta.
on the Higashiyaa Subway Line. 

 Horikawa Flower Festival
2017
堀川フラワーフェスティバル 
Between Naya-bashi
and Gojo-bashi

Along the Horikawa
Canel

Nagoya C 

Horikawa riverside is decorated
with flower baskets

11:00-17:00/Benetian marche
at shams Garden
Nagoyan Tour
052-528-4151 
  Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the
Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Line.
Walk toward Nagoya Sta.
Turn left st theNishiki-bashi bridge.
Festial is held along the Horikawa
Canal.


Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム
Chunichi Dragons
vs Yakult Swallows
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc. 
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 5 min.

map

Iris Festival 2017
花しょうぶまつり 
Aburagafuchi
Hanashobu-en
油ヶ淵しょうぶ園
Ohnin-ji temple
応仁寺

Aburafuchi-machi
Hekinan C.
Aichi Pref.

碧南市油渕町2
 

May 20 (Sat) - June 18 (Sun)

Aburagafuchi is the largest natural lake
in Aichi Pref.
Iris garden is in the park located
north of the lake.

19,000u、110 kinds, 30,000 roots

Events will be held on June 5 and 12
0566-41-3311   Get off at KitaShinkawa 北新川
Sta. on the Meitetsu Line.
Take a free bus called
"KuruKuru-Bus",and get off
at Aburagafuchi-Yuenchi. 

Tahara Kite Festival
2017 
Toyota Jidousha
Kousei Center 
(4th Sun and one day before of May/annual)
10:00-13:30

Kite flying for children and family.
   
0531-23-3516   Get off at Toyohashi sta.
on the Meitetsu line
(48min-60min./1080yen).
Walk 200-300m. Take
Toyohashi-Tetsudo line
bound for Mikawa-Tahara
(terminal). Get off at
Mikawa-Tahara
sta.(35min/510yen)
A 10-min. walk.  
Tour of the studios of
Obara Japanese Paper Art
小原和紙工芸作家工房めぐり
2017
Parking area of the
Washi no Furusato
(Obara Paper Art
Museum) Toyota C.
豊田市和紙のふるさと
Aichi Pref. 
9:00-16:00
Tour bus starts from parking area
of the Washi no Furusato
(The last bus starts from
Washi-no-Furusato at 14:30)

Participation fee: Free
Washi no Furusato
0565-65-2151
Get off at Toyota-shi Sta. on the
Meitetsu Line. Take a Toyota
Oiden Bus bound for Kaminigi and
get off at Washi no Furusato.
From9:00a.m., a rout bus runs
from there.

 ©Toei Town
Toei Chainsaw Art
Competition 2017
Toei Dome /Ground/
HanamatsuriKaikan

Hongo, Toei-cho,
東栄町
KitaShitara-gun
Aichi Pref.
(Last Sat. and Sun. of May)
 Workshop, auction,
Tree climbing competition, etc.

Official website is here 
Toei-cho Kanko-ka
0536-76-1199 
 Get off at Toei 東栄Sta. on the
JR Iida Line.
Take a municipal bus Toei-sen line
and get off at Hongo本郷stop.
A 10-min. walk.

Toyokawa
Oiden Festival
Yosakoi-in-Oidensai
2017 
Toyokawa City
Undo-koen
Ball park(Yakyu-jo)
Toyokawa C.

Aichi Pref.

豊川市諏訪1丁目79 
 (4th Sat. & Sun. of May/annual)

Dance Festival.
95teams /3000 dancers
will dance
.
Sale, flea market, stage show, etc.

Yosakoi Dance performance
10:30 - 17:00
Official web site is here
 
Oidensai-Jimukyoku.
0533-86-4101

Toyokawa C.
Shoko-ka
0533-89-2140
 
Take Meitetsu Line bound for
Toyohashi(super express)., and
change the train at Higashi
Okazaki bound for Toyokawa
Inari.
Get off at
Suwa-cho.(1h1/1020yen)
6-min. walk
or
Take meitetsu Line bound for
Toyohashi (rapid train) and
change the train at Koh bound
for Toyokawa-Inari. Get off at
Suwa-cho.(1h4/1020yen)
6-min. walk 
  
 ©Tokoname City
Shibafune Gongen Festival
2017
柴船権現まつり 
 Ichiba-chiku
Tokoname C.

Aichi Pref.  
 (Saturday before April 16 by the old calendar)

Shibabune means a boat which carry firewood
and Gongen means Tokugawa Ieyasu.
In June, 1582 (Tensho天正10), Oda Nobunaga
died at Honno-ji (temple) in Kyoto. Tokugawa
Ieyasu, who followed him with his army, wanted
to return to his home castle in Okazaki City in a
hurry. However the way to Okazaki was blocked
by Akechi's troop. On a wing and a prayer, he
and his troop reached at Shiroko in Ise and got
in a boat which carry firewood to Tokoname.  
Tokoname Kanko Kyokai
0569-34-8888  
  Get off at Tokoname 常滑Sta.
on the Meitetsu Tokoname Line.
Take a Chita Bus bound for
Kohwa 河和 or ChitaHanda
Get off at Ichiba 市場 Stop.
A 2-min. walk.





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Nagoya Hawaii Festival
2017

OASIS 21 /
TV Tower/
Mochinoki Hiroba
Centeral Park (Park Square)
Sakae
Nagoya C.
10:00-20:30
Oasis21/Fla & music stage
TV Tower/Music stage & Hawaiian food
Mochinoki Hiroba/Fla
Park Square/gallery
Admission: Free
Chukyo TV
052-957-3333

 OASIS 21
052-962-1011 
Get off at Sakae on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo subway line.
Head toward exit 4A.
Go down the short stairs and
go straight.
map 

Nagoya Omotenashi
Busho-tai
performance
2017
 Ninomaru Higashiteien
二之丸東庭園
Nagoya Castle

Nagoya C. 
Omotenashi Performance
11:00-, 14:30-


After the performance, you can take
photos with samurai you like. 

Nagoya Castle
052-231-1700 
Get off at Shiyakusho Sta. on
the Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 7.
map 

 image
Pedestrians' Paradise
2017 南大津通歩行者天国  
Otsu-dori

Sakae intersection
<=700m=>
Yabacho intersection

Nagoya C 
(April 23, 30/ May 7, 13, 14, 21, 28/
June 6)
12:00-18:00

The Otsu-dori street between Sakae
and Yabacho intersection, approx. 700
meteres,
is free of vehicle. 
MinamiOtsu-dori
Hokoten Un'ei Iinkai
052-241-9804 
Get off at Sakae Sta. on the
Higashiyama
or Meijo Subway Line

or

Get off at Yabacho Sta.
on the Meijo
Subway Line.  

Osu Bansho-ji Temple Fair
2017 
Osu-kannon

Nagoya C. 
flea market

Approximatery 60 stalls

Rice cake called "Migawari-mochi" is
served from 18:00 
Bansho-ji
052-262-0735 
Get off at Osu-kannon sta.
on theTsurumai subway line
Take exit 2
1-min. walk

map 

photo: courtesy of Yoshik
Ishidori Festival
Tsushima Shrine Festival
2017 津嶋神社例祭 
Tsushima Shrine
1 NoritakeShinmachi,
Nishi-ku

Nagoya

津嶋神社:西区則武新町1
(南押切)  
(4th Sat. and Sun. of May/annual)

The festival features 3 Ishidori-sha
(three-wheeled floats) that were bought from
Kuwana city in 1935.
In Nagoya, we can see this
type of floats only in this festival.

14:30-15:30 Floats go around town
18:30-19:30 Floats go around town 
Nishi-kuyakusho
Machidukuri-suishin-ka
 
Get off at Sengencho Sta. on
the Tsurumai Subway Line.
it's along Route 22 


Iris Tea Ceremony
2017
しょうぶ茶会 
  Kakukau-tei &
around the Pond of Iris
Tsuruma Park

map
Nagoya C.
鶴々亭及び菖蒲池周辺  
 10:30-15:30

Participation fee: 700yen
Nagoyashi Midori no
Kyokai
052-731-8590 
 Get off at Tsurumai Sta. on
the Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 4.

map 

Ikebana Exhibition 2017
Chikusa Ward Office
Hall (2F)

Ikeshita

Nagoya C. 
10:00-16:00    753-1825   Get off at Ikeshita Sta.
on the Higashiyaa Subway Line. 


Nagoya City Comprehensive
Flood Drill
2017
名古屋市総合水防訓練
Nagoya C.  Around 9:25a.m., we hear
the pattern of wail of siren
(3 seconds wail - 2 seconds break) x 36
3 minutes in total
Chikusa: ObarabashiRyokuchi/9:00-10:45
Higashi
:Yadagawa-bashi Ryokuchi/
Kita:MizuwakebashiRyokuchi/
Nishi: Ukino Elem.School/
Nakamura
: Makino Elem. School/
Naka
:Osu Elem. School/
Showa
: Hiroji Elem School /
Mizuho
: MizuhoRikujoKyogijo/
Atsuta
: Nodate Elem. School/
Nakagawa:Noda Elem. School/
Minato: TodagawaRyokuchi/
Minami
: Oiso Elem School/
Moriyama
:Nijo Elem. School
Midori:Midori Elem. School/
Meito: KitaIssha Elem.School/
Tempaku
:Otsubo Elem.School. 
Shobo-kyoku
SaigaiTaisaku
052-972-3522 
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Chunichi Dragons
Baseball game2017
Nagoya Dome

Nagoya C.

ナゴヤドーム 
 Chunichi Dragons
vs Yakult Swallows
14:00 -
Advance tickets are available from
Lawsons, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunks, etc.
Chunichi Dragons
052-261-8814

Nagoya Dome
052-719-2121 
Get off at Nagoya Dome-mae
Yada Sta. on the
Meijo Subway Line.
Walk 5 min.

map 

Shinmaiko Beach Volleyball &
Beach athletic meeting for
kids 2017 
Shinmaiko Marine Park
Blue Sun Beach

Chita C.

Aichi Pref  
9:00-16:00 (reception 8:15-)
If you want to participate the beach volleyball→ here (deadline May17)
 Beach yoga, Be-san-tobashiビーサン跳ばし /Beachsandal-flicking contest
(compete who can launch a
beach-sandal the furthest by kicking it off the foot), Sale of local
products, etc. 
Beach near Nagoya 
Chita-shi
KankoKyokai
0562-33-3151 
 Get off at Shimaiko 新舞子
Sta. on the Meitetsu Line.
A 10-min. walk
590 (free)  


Classical Car Festival
2017
Ai Chikyu-haku Kinen
Koen (Mori-Koro Park)

Nagakute-cho

Aichi Pref 
9:00-16:00

Parade by approx. 100 Classical Cars.

Official Website is here 
Toyota Museum
0561-63-5151 
Get off at Fujigaoka Subway Sta.
and transfer to Linimo.
Get off at
Ai-Chikyuuhaku-kinenKoen
Sta. (for Toyota Museum).
or
Free round bus runs every 15 min.
from 9:00 to 17:00
Toyota Museum =>Gozarasse =>
Ai-Chikyuuhaku-Kinen-koen
=>Toyota Museum 

National
Professional Chindon Festival
2017 
Hagiwara-Shotengai

Ichinomiya C.

Aichi Pref. 
 (4th Sunday of May/annual)
"Chindon" is a onomatopoeia. "Chin" is
the sound of bell and "don" is the sound
of drum. Chindon is also short for Chindon-ya,
traditional street performers who promote
local shops, restaurant, pachinko parlors, etc.
9:00-/parade
10:00-/Chindon contest
13:00-/Awa-odori dance
14:00-/Chindon parade
15:00-/awards ceremony 
Ichinomiya-shi
Kanko Kyokai

0586-28-9131 
 Take a train bound for Gifu.
Change the train at Ichinomiya
to the local train bound for
Tsushima(Meitetsu Bisai Line).
Get off at Hagiwara
萩原 Sta. on the Meitetsu Bisai
Line. Walk 1 min.
(Approx. 35 min from
Nagoya)

 ©Toei Town 
Toei Chainsaw Art
Competition 2017
Toei Dome Ground
HanamatsuriKaikan

Hongo, Toei-cho,
東栄町
KitaShitara-gun
Aichi Pref.
 (Last Sat. and Sun. of May)
 Workshop, auction,
Tree climbing competition, etc.

Official website is here
Toei-cho Kanko-ka
0536-76-1199 
Get off at Toei 東栄Sta. on the
JR Iida Line.
Take a municipal bus Toei-sen line
and get off at Hongo本郷stop.
A 10-min. walk. 

 ©Obara-KankoKyokai
Obara Kabuki 2017
Obara Koryukan
小原交流館

681-1, Ochi, Eitaro-cho,
Toyota C.
Aichi Pref.
豊田市永太郎町落681-1 
10:30-16:00

Shiranami GoninOtoko Inasegawa Seizoroino-ba, etc.

In the Middle of Edo Period, Obara Kabuki was started as a local play in order to dedicate to the gods of shrines. In a rural district, farmers
had only few entertainment, so it became
popular among them. Today Obara Kabuki
is kept by the Obara Kabuki Preservation ociety.
 Admission: Free
06565-65-3711  Get off at Toyotashi 豊 田市Sta.
on the Meitetsu Line.
Take a "Oiden Bus" bound for
Kaminigi 上仁木.
Get off at Eitaro 永太郎 stop.
A 2-min. walk.

Tahara Kite Festival
2017 
Around Tahara-shi
Sougou Taiikukan

Tahara C.

Aichi Pref.
  (4th Sun & one day before of May/annual)
8:30-16:00

Kite of Tahara area has oblong form.
People fly kites for their children.
But they also fly them to fight
with other kites putting glass
powders on the strings and
try to cut the oppositions'.
喧嘩凧  
AtsumiHanto
Kanou
0531-23-3516 
 Get off at Toyohashi sta.
on the Meitetsu line
(48min-60min./1080yen).
Walk 200-300m. Take
Toyohashi-Tetsudo line
bound for Mikawa-Tahara
(terminal). Get off at
Mikawa-Tahara
sta.(35min/510yen)
A 10-min. walk. 

Toyokawa
Oiden Festival
2017 
Toyokawa City
Undo-koen
Ball park(Yakyu-jo)
Toyokawa C.

Aichi Pref.

豊川市諏訪1丁目79 
(4th Sat. & Sun. of May/annual)

Dance Festival in Toyokawa
95teams (3000 dancers) will dance.
Sale, flea market, stage show, etc.

Yosakoi Dance performance
10:00-12:00, 15:30-16:30
Official web site is here
 
Oidensai-Jimukyoku.
0533-86-4101

Toyokawa C.
Shoko-ka
0533-89-2140
 
Take Meitetsu Line bound for
Toyohashi(super express)., and
change the train at Higashi
Okazaki bound for Toyokawa
Inari.
Get off at
Suwa-cho.(1h1/1020yen)
6-min. walk
or
Take meitetsu Line bound for
Toyohashi (rapid train) and
change the train at Koh bound
for Toyokawa-Inari. Get off at
Suwa-cho.(1h4/1020yen)
6-min. walk 
29/Mon
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Toyokuni-jinja (shrine)
Ku-no-ichi (九の市)
open-air market
2017 
Toyokuni-jinja (shrine)
Nakamura-Koen
Nagoya C.
(9, 19, 29 of each month)

9:00-13:30

Vegetables, flowers, fish, etc.
Toyokuni Jinja
052-411-0003
Get off at Nakamura-Koen Sta. on
the Higashiyama Subway Line.
Take exit 3. map 
         
30/Tue           
         
31/Wed

World No Tabacco Day
2017
May 31

WHO designated May 31 as
World No Tabacco Day in 1989. 

Mars Close Approach
to Earth 2016
sky Mars is at a distance of 75,280,000km

The next Mars-Close-Approach is July 30, 2018
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Takakuramusubimiko Shrine
Annual Festival "Look into the well"

高座結御子神社例祭・井戸のぞき
2017
TakakuraMusubimiko
Jinja (shrine)
高座結御子神社
9-9 Takakura-cho
Atsuta-ku
Nagoya C.
17:00- (Yoimiyasai)

It is said that summer festival season starts
from this festival in this local area.
052-671-0400 Get off at NishiTakakura Sta. on
the
Meijo Subway Line.
Take exit 1. Go backward and turn
left at the first corner.