Event Calendar

Takefu Chrysanthemum Doll Show
  • Takefu Chrysanthemum Doll Show
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early October to early November
  • A historic pageant of dolls whose costumes are made of chrysanthemum flowers. 8,000 chrysanthemums, ...
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Underwater Tug of War
  • Underwater Tug of War
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Third Sunday in January
  • A Shinto ceremony to pray for a heavy catch. Local young men jump into the ice-cold water of the Hir...
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Dengaku Noh in Mizumi
  • Dengaku Noh in Mizumi
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:February 15th
  • The origin of dengaku noh can be traced back to an event of 700 years ago, when Hojo Tokiyori, a reg...
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Narcissus Festival
  • Narcissus Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early January to mid February
  • Pretty Echizen narcissus on the Echizen Coast is in full bloom in winter. The Echizen Coast has the ...
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Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri
  • Katsuyama Sagicho Matsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Last Saturday and Sunday in February
  • Male dancers disguised in female clothes dance comically on stages accompanied by a Japanese traditi...
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Omizu Okuri
  • Omizu Okuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:March 2nd
  • A world of quiet beauty devoted to water and fire. After a 2-km torch procession, a ceremony is held...
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Fukui Spring Festival: Echizen Historic Parade
Cherry Blossom Festival in Maruoka Castle
Sabae Azalea Festival
  • Sabae Azalea Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:May 3 to 5
  • Nishiyama Park has one of the best azalea gardens in the coastal areas along the Sea of Japan with i...
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Mikuni Matsuri
  • Mikuni Matsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:May 19th to 21st
  • This festival of Mikuni Jinja shrine is one of the three biggest festivals in the Hokuriku area. On ...
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