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 miss it!

Now the best season to see Mt.Fuji!

Samurai waits for train passing.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.)
  • 15:00- Shizuka no Mai [静の舞 (traditional Japanese dance)] exhibition at Maiden of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
April 14 (Sat.)
  • 10:00 - 15:00 (3:00 pm) "Nodate" outdoor tea ceremony at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
April 15 (Sun.)
  • 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 Hachimangu Shrine

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.

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