Upcoming events and festivals information
Here we guide for the events, festivals, seasonal flowers and more for
this month and next month. If you have a plan to visit the area, don't
Now the best season to see Mt.Fuji!
In winter days, sky becomes clear and it is the best season to see the
beautiful snow-capped white Mt.Fuji in the area eapecially at the morning
and late afternoon.
We are offering you the nice viewing spots in the area. Please see more
detail for Mt.Fuji viewing spot guide
Cherry blossom (Sakura) season is coming soon!
The second cherry blossom season on Enoshima Island and first cherry blossom
season will be starting around March 20 and will be in full bloom around
end of March to to April 10. (expected)
Check our recommended Cherry blossom spot guide
that we released recently.
The biggest spring festival in Kamakura
Kamakura Matsuri is biggest spring festival and event in Kamakura city.
Most of festivals and events are held at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
that is in the center of Kamakura from Apr.08 to Apr.15. We'll pick up
and introduce some major events as follows.
Why don't you experience the old historical culture of Samurai in Kamakura
with cherry blossoms in full bloom?
April 08 (Sun.)
April 14 (Sat.)
- 15:00- Shizuka no Mai [静の舞 (traditional Japanese dance)] exhibition at
Maiden of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
April 15 (Sun.)
- 10:00 - 15:00 (3:00 pm) "Nodate" outdoor tea ceremony at Tsurugaoka
- 10:00 - 15:00 (3:00 pm) "Nodate" outdoor tea ceremony at Kotokuin
Temple (a.k.a. Kamakura Daibutsu) in Hase Town
- 13:00 (1:00pm.)- Yabusame [流鏑馬] horse riding archery exhibition at Tsurugaoka
A group of Samurai parade the town
Samurai parade the street together with a train. From 13:00 (1:00pm.) April
21, Yoshitsune Matsuri [義経祭] will be held in Koshigoe town the west end
of Kamakura city.
Around 14:00, team of Samurai will depart in front of Ryukoji Temple near
Enoshima Station of Enoden Line. They will parade to Manpukuji Temple via
Koshigoe Shopping Street.
See more detail info, please click here Guide of Yoshitsune Matsuri Samurai Parade.