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Literary Calendar

Seasonal Events

January

1st January
Sunrise on New Year's Day from Sayo-no-Nakayama (Sayo-no-Nakayama)

4th Saturday in January
Nanakusa-gayu (7 herb porridge) Walk (Kakegawa City)

 

February

1st Sunday in February
Enshu Yokosuka Kite Festival (Osuka area of Kakegawa City)

Enshu Yokosuka Kite Festival
Enshu Yokosuka Kite Festival

March

Mid-March
The Asaichi (Morning Market) 'Enshu Haru Ichiban' (Kakegawa Ekimae-dori road)

Last Sunday in March
Takatenjinjya(Shrine) Grand Festival (Takatenjinjya (Shrine))

Takatenjin Festival
Takatenjin Festival

April

1st Friday, Saturday and Sunday in April
Enshu Yokoksuka Mikumano Shrine Grand Festival (Mikumano Shrine)

1st Sunday in April
Nissaka Kago Ekiden Relay Race (Nissaka)

Early April
Narakoko-no-sato Cherry Blossom Festival (Narakoko-no-sato)

10th April
Awawa Shrine Festival (Awagatake)

Mid-April
Kakegawa Shincha Marathon (Kakegawa City)

Mikumano Shrine Grand Festival
Mikumano Shrine Grand Festival


The Kakegawa Shincha Marathon

May

From mid- to late May
Shimizu-tei Garden Firefly Viewing (Shimizu-tei Garden)

 

June

10th June
O-daiko Big Drum Beating Ceremony (San-no-maru area, Kakegawa Castle)

Late June
Herabuna (gibel) Fishing Festival (Nishi-oya Dam)

Drum Beating Ceremony
Drum Beating Ceremony

August

Early August
Beach Festival (Beach Sports Park)

Early August
Kakegawa Summer Evening Festival (Urban district north of Kakegawa Station)

Late August
Street Performance 'MATSURI' (Itokuri-dori Road)

Street Performance 'MATSURI'
Street Performance 'MATSURI'
Beach Festival
Beach Festival

September

Mid-September
Kotonomama Hachimangu Shrine Grand Festival (Nissaka and Yasaka areas)

Late September
Chiineri Children's Festival (Yokosuka)

 

October

1st Saturday and Sunday in October
Nakayasaka Shrine Gion Festival (Nakayasaka Shrine)

Around 10th October
Kakegawa Festival (Urban district north of Kakegawa Station)

Late October
Enshu Yokosuka Highway Small Culture Exhibition (Yokosuka urban district)

Kakegawa Festival
Kakegawa Festival
(Nito no Ojishi (Great Lion))

November

3rd November
Yahagi Festival (Ogasa Shrine)

3rd November
Shoko (Commerce and Industry) Festival (Urban district north of Kakegawa Station)

Early November
Chrysanthemum Exhibition (San-no-maru area, Kakegawa Castle)

Mid-November
Consumer Exhibition (Lifelong Learning Center)

Enshu Yokosuka Highway Small Culture Exhibition
Enshu Yokosuka Highway
Small Culture Exhibition

December

Early December to Mid-January
Kakegawa Light Artwork Exhibition (Central urban district north of Kakegawa Station)

Kakegawa Light Artwork Exhibition
Kakegawa Light Artwork Exhibition

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