Aug – Sep

Events & Festivals in 2021

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: info@visitsado.com

Akadomari Minato Matsuri Festival -Event is cancelled-

a) Akadomari Port
b) Sumo tournament on a floating arena, cardboard boat racing, and other unique attractions. Walk-in participation welcome, both men and women.

Ryotsu Tanabata Matsuri Festival (Aug 7 - 8) -Event is cancelled-

a) Ryotsu Area
b) Marching with decorated floats, Onidaiko performances, and SadoOs biggest fireworks

Shishigajo Matsuri Festival (Sado no bon Festival) -Event is cancelled-

a) Sawata Beach
b) Various activities and onidaiko performance. Fireworks display at the end of the event

Earth Celebration 2021 -- The EC 2021 Harbour Concerts will no longer have an in-person audience and will be held online only.--

[Aug. 6 Update] In light of the spread of COVID-19 in Japan, the EC 2021 Harbour Concerts will no longer have an in-person audience and will be held online only.

EC2021 Official Site
Past video clips.

Anju-tenjin Matsuri Festival (Aug 29) -Event is cancelled-

a) Hatano
b) Onidaiko, shouldering mikoshi, (a portable shrine), and more.

Ogi Minato Festival (Aug 28-29) -Event is cancelled--

a) Ogi Port
b) Local rituals and traditions. (No fireworks display in 2021)

Sado International Triathlon (Sep 5) -Event is cancelled-

a) Sawata Beach and throughout the Sado Island
b) The 32th International long & short triathlon race.

Kuji-hachiman Shrine Reisai (Sep 12) -Event is cancelled-

a) Kuji-hachiman Shrine
b) Dance performance presentations centered on local agrarian rituals.

Koiccha Matsuri Food Stall Event -Event is cancelled.-

a) Aikawa Bus Terminal Building
b) Varieties of food stalls and other performance events (10:00 am to 4:00pm)