Event Calendar

Japanese Iris Festival on the Awara Kitagata Lakeside
Fukui Phoenix Festival
  • Fukui Phoenix Festival
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early August
  • The whole city is filled with a festive mood during the festival period. Various events are held, in...
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Mikuni Fireworks Display
  • Mikuni Fireworks Display
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:August 11th
  • This festival is known as one of the biggest fireworks displays in Hokuriku. 7,000 fireworks, includ...
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Lantern Floating and Fireworks Display
Otaiko Hibike
  • Otaiko Hibike
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Late August
  • This is a big taiko (Japanese drum) festival that features a performance of the gigantic drum called...
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Tsuruga Matsuri
  • Tsuruga Matsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early September
  • The autumn festival of Kehi Jingu shrine has a uniquely long festival period (from September 2 to 15...
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Hoze Matsuri
  • Hoze Matsuri
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Mid September
  • The biggest autumn festival in the Wakasa area, dating back to the Edo Period. There is a parade of ...
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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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