Jun – Jul

Events & Festivals in 2024

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

Yoi-no-mai Dance Parade (June 7-8)

a) Kyomachi (Aikawa area)
b) Folkdance parades in Kyomachi Street where old vestiges remain.

Sado Kanzo (yellow-day-lilies) Week (June 9)

a) Ono-game
b) Onidaiko, folksongs, and other festive attractions held on a background of allies of yellow-day-lilies.

Ryotsu Matsuri Festival (June 15-16)

a) Ryotsu Shopping Arcades
b) Onidaiko and Mikoshi (a portable shrine).

Hamochi Matsuri (June 15)

a) Hamochi Main Street
b) Tsuburosashi ritual dance and other cultural activities. A free noh play is preformed at Kusakari Shrine at 8pm.

Sado Ogi Tarai-bune & Sazae Matsuri Festival (June 16)

a) Ogi Minato Koen Open Space
b) Hands-on tarai-bune wooden tub boat ride, other local entertainment performances and attractions.

July 20 - August 4; KODO Summer Concerts in Ryotsu on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

a) Ai Port Sado
b) A small group of Kodo’s members will present up-close taiko concerts at 2:00pm on Fridays; and 10:30am and 2:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays from July 20 to August 4. Ticket ¥3,000 Phone: 0259-86-2330 http://www.kodo.or.jp
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Kozan Matsuri Festival (July 27-28)

a) Aikawa Area
b) Parades, floats and other attractions and fireworks display (8:00pm).