Summer Festivals and Events

  • Tsushimajinja Summer Festival

    A once-a-year chance to cross the bridge to this lonely island shrine.


    Date(s): August 4th and 5th (Fireworks display held on the evening of the 4th)


    Location: 6816-2 Omi Ko, Mitoyo, Kagawa (香川県三豊市三野町大見甲6816‐2)


    Closest Station: JR Tsushimanomiya Station


  • Nio Dragon Festival

    Watch a 35 meter, 3 tonne dragon be paraded through the streets, lifted by 150 people!


    Date(s): First Saturday of August (the main event begins in the evening)


    Location: Around Nio Community Center


    Contact: Nio Dragon Festival Committee 0875-82-5208 (Jpn Only)


  • Hijidai Fireworks Display

    A local Summer highlight- fireworks light up the sky!


    Date(s): Late July


    Location: Hijidai Elementary


    Contact: Fireworks Implementation Committee 090-7146-5665 (Jpn Only)


  • Beat-the-Heat Waterside Festival

    Fishing stalls and workshops are just part of this festival focused on water.


    Date(s): early August


    Location: Kagawa Yosui Commemorative Park


    Contact: Kagawa Yosui Commemorative Park 0875-67-3760


  • Takase Summer Festival

    Performances and vendors crowds the streets in this lively town festival.


    Date(s): Late July


    Location: Mitoyo Community Center (Takase, Mitoyo)


    Contact: Takase Summer Festival Implementation Committee 0875-73-3410 (within Takase's Community Development Office, Jpn Only)


  • Takaradanosato Seasonal Flavors Fair

    Sample watermelon, peaches, and other seasonal fruit.


    Date(s): Late July


    Location: Takaradanosato Roadside Station's market


    Contact: Takaradanosato Roadside Station Farmer's Market 0875-67-3833


  • Takuma Port Festival

    Massive fireworks illuminate the night sky above the port!


    Date(s): Early August


    Location: around the municipal baseball field in Takuma, Miotyo


    Contact: Takuma Port Festival Cooperative 0875-83-3654 (Jpn Only)


  • Mt. Shiude's Hydrangea Path

    2000 hydrangea bushes bloom along the path up the mountain.


    Date(s): mid-June through mid-July


    Location: Mt. Shiude


    Contact: Mitoyo Tourism and Exchange Authority 0875-56-5880 (Jpn or English)