Apr – May
Events & Festivals in 2022
Event schedules are subject to change at discretion of event organizers. Status may change day by day. Please contact about more updates to Sado Tourist Association 0259-27-5000 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sanno Matsuri (April 12, 13 and 14)
a) Hiyoshi Shrine (Evenings on 12th, 13th and afternoon on 14th)
b) Onidaiko deity-masked dances and other local traditions.
Shimbo Matsturi (April 15)
a) Shimbo Hachiman Shrine
b) Onidaiko deity-masked dance performances at the shrine. Taikeiji Temple, next to the shrine, also holds other event on the same day.
Cherry Blossom Light-up (April 8-22)
a) Sado Gold Mine Parking Lot #3
b) Cherry blossom trees will be lit up from April 8th to 22th in the evening until 9:30pm.
Kodo Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi (April 29, 30, May 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7)
a) Shukunegi Community Hall
b) A small group of Kodo's members will present up-close taiko performances at the local retro playhouse at: 11:00am on 4/30, 5/1, 5/4, 5/5 and 5/7; and 2:30pm on 4/29, 4/30, 5/3, 5/4 and 5/7. Advance Tickets ¥4,000; at-door ¥4,500.
http://kodo.or.jp/en Phone: 0259-86-2330
Minato Matsuri (May 5) Event cancelled
a) Wakamiya Shrine
b) Onidaiko, deity-masked dances, floats, shouldering a mikoshi shrine and other attractions until late evening.
Botan (peonies) Matsuri (May 7-8)
a) Chokokuji Temple
b) The temple is well-known for many seasonal flowers. Mid-May is the blooming season of beautiful peonies.