Event Calendar

Tarumi Kai Shrine Aki Matsuri, Togyosai
Kobe Jazz Street
  • Kobe Jazz Street
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Mid October
  • Jazz music was introduced to Japan from Kobe. This is the biggest jazz event in the autumn season. M...
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Oshiro Matsuri (Castle Festival) in Izushi
Arima Grand Tea Ceremony
  • Arima Grand Tea Ceremony
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early November
  • This event was initiated in 1950 to commemorate the achievements of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who loved Ar...
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Kobe Kitano Christmas Street
  • Kobe Kitano Christmas Street
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early December to December 25
  • Illumination of the promenades and Ijinkan (Old Foreign Settlement). Christmas events are also held.
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Arima Hot Spring Irizome Shiki
  • Arima Hot Spring Irizome Shiki
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:January 2nd
  • Arima Onsen spa is said to be one of the oldest springs in Japan. This traditional event, held on Ne...
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The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake 1.17 Kibo no Akari
Setsubun-e at Daikakuji
  • Setsubun-e at Daikakuji
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:February 3rd
  • Kyogen performed for Setsubun-e is called Daikakuji kyogen. This historical performance was resumed ...
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Infiorata Kobe
  • Infiorata Kobe
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Early April to early May
  • Infiorata means to make a flower carpet in Italian. It is a tradition widely implemented in many Eur...
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Kobe Festival (Kobe Matsuri)
  • Kobe Festival (Kobe Matsuri)
  • Category:Annual Events
  • Holding period:Before and after third Sunday in May
  • The whole city is in the bustling mood of the festival. In addition to festival events sponsored by ...
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