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Events - Event Schedule 2017-2018 March

The event schedules of 2017 until March 2018, which are already decided, is as follows.

Date Event Place Contact
Apr 25 Utsukushigahara Plateau Mountain Opening Festival Utsukushigahara Kogen(Plateau)Mountain Matsumoto City Tourism and Hot Spring Division 0263-34-3000 (ext3192)
Apr 27 Kamikochi Opening Festival Kamikochi Matsumoto City Alps Tourism Administration 0263-94-2221
Apr 29 Harquebuses Shooting Event at Matsumoto Castle (Demonstration of Traditional Japanese Guns) Matsumoto Castle Garden Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
May 4-5 Ofune Festival Satoyamabe Matsumoto City Tourism and Hot Spring Division 0263-34-3000 (ext3192)
Apr 29 "Ekiden" Road Relay with the cities, towns and villages of Nagano Matsumoto Castle to Prefectural track and field stadium Race Secretariat in Shinetsu Broadcast Station 026-237-0545
Matsumoto City Physical Training Division 0263-32-1818
May 22 Norikura Opening (Plum Blossoms and Edible Mountain Vegetables) Festival Norikura Heights Ichinose Park Norikura Heights Hot spring Tourist Information Center 0263-93-2147
Apirl 15-16 Matsumoto Azusa River & Cheery Blossom View Walk Azusa area waterside path Festival Committee0263-34-3295
Apr 9, 29, May 13, 14 The Chilavert Cup - Nagano Junior League Football - honoring the camp of the 2002 World Cup Paraguay team in Matsumoto Karigane Football Field, etc Matsumoto City Physical Training Division 0263-32-1818
May 28 Nomugi-Toge pass festival Nomugi-Toge pass Matsumoto City Nagawa Branch Tourism Division 0263-79-2121
May 27 - 28 Craft Fair Matsumoto Agatanomori park NPO Matsumoto Craft Association0263-34-6557
June 3 - 4 Weston Festival (A festival in honor of British Alpinist, Walter Weston) Kamikochi Nihon Sangaku Kai Shinano Office 0263-77-7069
June 18 Heavenly Marathon in Norikura Mt. Norikura Echo Line Shinshu Norikura heights Tenku Marathon Committee 0263-93-2147
June 25 Tour de Utsukushigahara Heights -- hill climb bike race Asama Onsen area to Utsukushigahara Heights Asama Hot spring Tourism Association 0263-46-1800
June 17-18 Frog Fest Nawate Street Frog Fest Committee kaeru@nawate.net
July 18 Koikoi Matsumoto (multicultural festival) The M-wing building (Matsumoto Central Municipal Hall) M-wing0263-32-1132
July 14 Yasaka-sama Festival Fukashi, Okanomiya, Shiogama Shrine Matsumoto City Tourism and Hot Spring Division 0263-34-3000 (ext3192)
Jul 16-17 Nature's Playground -- experience the Nature of Matsumoto (Naturing Festa) Alps Park Naturing Festa Committee0263-26-0085
Jul 24-25 Tenjin Festival Fukashi Shirine, Matsumoto Downtown Matsumoto City Tourism and Hot Spring Division 0263-34-3000 (ext3192)
Jul 29-30 Matsumoto Castle Taiko (Japanese Drum) Festival Matsumoto Castle Park Matsumoto City Tourism and Hot spring Division 0263-34-3000 (ext3192)
Jul 29 Matsumoto Azusagawa-Hata area Suirin Fireworks Festival Azusagawa Sisuien & Hata Sensuda Undo Park Fireworks Festival Committee 0263-92-8916
Aug 5 Matsumoto Bon-Bon dance Festival Downtown Matsumoto Chamber of Commerce 0263-32-5355
Aug 8 Matsumoto Castle Takigi-Noh Matsumoto Castle Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
Aug 13, 18 - Sep 10 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival Nagano Prefectural Matsumoto Culture Hall, etc Matsumoto City International Music Festival Division 0263-39-0001
Aug 14-16 Castle Bon Dance Festival Matsumoto Castle Garden Matsumoto City Lifelong Study Division 0263-32-1132
Aug 27 Norikura Mountain Cycling Race Norikura Highland Japan Cycling Association 03-3583-5628
Sep 23 World Car Free Day (Leave Your Car at Home) Undecided Matsumoto City Policy Division 0263-34-3000 (ext1112)
Sep 23 Dosojin Festival Utsukushigahara Hot Spring Utsukushigahara Hot Spring0263-33-2353
Sep 29 - Oct 4 Moon Viewing Party Matsumoto Castle Garden Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
Oct 1-3 Yohashira Shrine Festival Yohashira Shrine and Nawate Street Yohashira Shrine0263-32-1936
Oct 7 Asama Hot Spring Fire Festival Asama Hot Spring Asama Hot Spring 0263-46-1800
Oct 8 Myojin Pond Float Festival Kamikochi Azumino City Hotaka Shrine 0263-82-2003
Oct 7-9 Shinshu Matsumoto Soba Festival Matsumoto Castle Garden Shimin Times 0263-47-7777 Nihon Kokoku 0263-33-6911
Nov 3 Castle Festival Tea Ceremony Party Matsumoto Castle Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
Oct 15 Harquebuses Shooting Event at Matsumoto Castle (Demonstration of Traditional Japanese Guns) Matsumoto Castle Garden Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
Oct 25-Nov 8 The Castle Festival "Chrysanthemum Fair" Matsumoto Castle Garden Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
Nov 3 Matsumoto Citizen's Festival Downtown Matsumoto Chamber of Commerce 0263-32-5355
Nov 15 Kamikochi Mountain Autumn Closing Festival Kamikochi Matsumoto City Azumi Branch Tourism Division 0263-94-2307
Mid Dec-Late Dec Ski Resort Opening Events Ski Resorts in Matsumoto Matsumoto City Alps Tourism Administration 0263-94-2221
Matsumoto City Nagawa Branch Tourism Division 0263-79-2121
Jan 3 Matsumoto Castle "Gate Opening" Ceremony and Events Matsumoto Castle Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902
Jan 13-14 Ameichi "Candy Festival" Downtown Matsumoto City Commerce and Industry Division 0263-34-3000(ext1711)

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