CONTENTS





January Return
1 Saitan Festival (Ichinomiya, Takayama City)
1 Harukoma (Sirakawa Village)
Mid. Jan. All Japan Ramen Noodle Festival & Food of The Japan Sea
(Toyama City)
14 Kudagai Shrine Festival (Nyukawa, Takayama City)
15 Worship At Three Temples (Furukawa, Hida City)
Late Jan. Tokai Snowball Fight in Oku-Hida (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
Late Jan.- Late Feb. Shirakawa-go, Light Up Houses With A Steep Rafter Roofs
(Shirakawa Village)

February Return
First Saturday Ushidake Snow Festival (Yamada, Toyama City)
Early Feb. Inami Ice Festival (Inami, Nanto City)
Early Feb. Gokayama of Four SeasonsgSnow Lighth (Kamitaira, Nanto City)
1-10 Shin-Hodaka Hot Spring Nakaya Kamakura (hut made of snow) Festival (Okuhida Spa Resort,Tkayama City)
3 Angoji Temple Setsubun(Bean-Throwing) Event (Fukuno, Nanto City)
Mid Feb. First Konpira Eve Festival
Crystal Candle Town (Kamioka , Hida City )
Mid Feb. Kokiriko Food Festival (Taira, Nanto City)
Mid Feb. Rasky Festival (Taira, Nanto City)
Mid Feb. Tateyama Sanroku(Base of the Mountain) Kamakura Festival
(Oyama, Toyama City)
Mid Feb. Nanto Toga Soba (buckwheat noodle) Festival (Toga , Nanto City )
Mid Feb. Ski & Snowboard official Competition (Kamioka, Hida City)
Mid Feb. Hida Kawai Snow Festival (Kawai, Hida City)
Third Sunday Koba Soba Festival (Osawano , Toyama City)
Mid Feb. Norikura Winter Carnival (Nyukawa , Takayama City )
Mid Feb. Syogawa Mochi-mochi (rice cake) Festival (Syogawa, Tonami City)
15-25 Hirayu Ohtaki (Waterfalls) freezing Festival
(Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)

March Return
Early Mar. Shinsetsu Festival (Miyagawa, Hida City)
Second Sunday Gohei Fesetival (Osawano , Toyama City)
Saturday & Sunday
of Late Mar.
Inokuchi Camellia Festival (Inokuchi ,Nanto City)

April Return
3 Hida Ikibina Doll Festival (Ichinomiya, Takayama City)
Early April

All Japan Chindon(ding-dong comic street performers) Contest (Toyama City)

Second Sunday Takasagoyama-Gan'nenbo Festival (Osawano, Toyama City)
Mid Apr.-Mid. May Four seasons of Gokayama "Evening Hours of Spring"
(Kamitaira, Nanto City)
14-15 Takayama Spring Festival (Takayama City)
19-20 Hida Furukawa FestivalEOkoshidaiko (Furukawa, Hida City)
19-May 6 Gokayama Spring Festival (Taira¥Kamitaira, Nanto City)
23-May 5 Tochio Hot Spring Cherry blossom Festival
(Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
Fourth Saturday Hida Kamioka Festival (Kamioka, Hida City)
Mid Apr. -Late Apr. Garyu Sakura Cherry Blossom Festival (Ichinomiya, Takayama City)
Late Apr.-Early May Tonami Tulip Fair (Tonami City)

May Return
Early May Shiju-hachi-takiESpring Waterfalls Festival (Kokufu, Takayama City)
Early May Shogawa Woodencraft Bazaar (Shogawa, Tonami City)
1-2 Yotaka (Paper Lantern Float ) Festival (Fukuno, Nanto City)
1-2 Hida Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine Annual Celebration
(Ichinomiya, Takayama City)
3 Yatsuo Hikiyama Festival (Yatsuo, Toyama City)
3 Yoiyasa Festival(Inami, Nanto City)
Mid. May Tulip Fair (Shokawa, Takayama City)
Mid. May Ushidake Mountain Opening Event (Yamada, Toyama City)
Mid. May-Mid. Jun. Nobel Road Walk-rally (Toyama City and Hida City)
11 Banryu Festival (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
14-15 Johana Hikiyama Festival (Johana. Nanto City)
15 Norikuradake Mountain Opening Event (Nyukawa,Takayama City)
15 Yuhana Festival. Ema(Votive picture of a horse) Festival
(Okuhida Spa Resort,Takayama City)
Last Sunday Sarukurayama Festival (Osawano, Toyama City)
Late May Shirakawa-go Rice Planting Festival (Shirakawa Village)
Late May MTB Marathon in Gokayama Taira(Taira. Nanto City)
Late May Hida Nagareha Trekking (Kamioka. Hida City)
Late May- Early Jun. Nanto Fukuno Flower and Green Festival 2005(Fukuno,Nanto City)

June Return
Early Jun. Yaotomeyama Fujin-Do Festival ( Inami, Nanto City)
Early Jun. Shogawa Tourism Festival (Shogawa, Tonami City)
Second Saturday
and Sunday

Yakusidake Memorial Climbing of Open Summer Mountaineering
(Ohyama,Toyama City)

Mid.Jun.- Late Jun. Ranjyo-no-mori Iris Festival (Tonami City)
26 Oku-Hida Open-Air Hot Spring Day ( Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)

July Return
Early Jul. Rakkyo (Shallots ) Try Digging Fair (Hosoiri, Toyama City)
Early Jul. Hida Kiyomi Lavender Festival (Kiyomi, Takayama City)
Mid.Jul. Geo Space Adventure (Kamioka. Hida City)
Late Jul. Fukumitsu Netsu-okuri Tanabata (Star) Festival
(Fukumitsu, Nanto City)
Late Jul. Sengoku Era (Warring States Period) Festival (Ohyama, Toyama City )
Late Jul. Taishi-den Tourism Festival gInami Yaotome Festivalh
(Inami, Nanto City)
Late Jul. Hida Anime-Kingdom "E"Boat Event (Miyagawa, Hida City)
Late Jul. Event to Seek Fresh Waters of the Forest (Ichinomiya, Takayama City)
Late Jul. Ushidake Potato Festival (Yamada, Toyama City)
22- 28 Zentoku Temple Airing Festival (Johana, Nanto City)
24 Taishi Dance (Kamioka, Hida City)
25-Aug.25 Fukuchi Hot Spring Summer Festival (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
31-Aug.25 Ideyu FestivalESummer Oku-Hida Morning Market
(Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
Last Saturday Oku-Hida Tochio Fireworks Festival (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama city)
Late Jul.-Early Aug. Toga Festival (Toga, Nanto City)

August Return
Early Aug. Toyama Festival (Toyama City)
Early Aug. Shogawa Water Festival (Shogawa, Tonami City)
Early Aug. IOX-AROSA Vocal Summer Seminar (Fukumitsu,Nanto City)
Early Aug. Arimine Forest Culture Village Festival (Ohyama, Toyama City)
Early Aug. Hida Furukawa Fireworks (Furukawa, Hida City)
Early Aug.-Late Aug. Tonami Canna Festival (Tonami City)
10-20 Hirayu Hot Spring En-man Festival (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
16 Yaotomeyama gHatimonnji-Yakih (Inami, Nanto City)
19-20 Hida Miyagawa International Manga Carnival (Miyagawa, Hida City)
Mid.Aug. Hida Kamioka Summer FestivalEFunatsu Folk Dance
(Kamioka , Hida City)
Mid.Aug. Shibuki Land Summer Festival (Kokufu, Takayama City)
Late Aug. Sukiyaki Meets The World (Fukuno, Nanto City)
Late Aug. Osawano Fireworks Festival (Osawano, Toyama Ciy)
Late Aug. Hida Kamioka Two-Day-Walk (Kamioka, Hida City)
20-30 Owara Kaze-no-bon Overnight Festival (Yatsuo ,Toyama City)
25 Child Dance at Kumano Shrine (Fuchuu, Toyama City)

September Return
1-3 Owara Kaze-no-bon Dance Festival (Yatsuo, Toyama City)
5 Sugoujishi (Furukawa, Hida City)
Mid Sep. Johana Mugiya Dance Festival (Johana, Nanto City)
Mid Sep. Gokayama Japanese Paper Festival (Taira, Nanto City)
Mid Sep. Hida Nyukawa Cosmos Festival (Nyukawa, Takayama City)
Mid Sep. Yamanomura Daikon Marathon(Kamioka, Hida City)
Late Sep. Aikentotomoni Hida Nagareha Country Walk (Kamioka, Hida City)
23-26 Taira Festival "Gokayama Mugiya Dance" "Kokiriko Dance"
(Taira,Nanto City)
Fourth Saturday Fox Fire Festival (Furukawa, Hida City)

October Return
Early Oct. Saka - no-machi Art in Yatsuo (Yatsuo, Toyama City)
Early Oct. Toyama Food Market (Toyama City)
Early Oct. Kamioka Hida Lion Dance Festival (Kamioka, Hida City)
First Sunday Kasuga Hot Spring Festinal (Osawano, Toyama City)
Early Oct.-Mid Oct. Tonami Yume-no-taira Cosmos Watching (Tonami City)
9-10 Takayama Autumn Festival (Takayama City)
14-19 Sirakawa-go Doburoku(unrefined sake) Festival (Shirakawa Village)
15-25 Light Up Shin-hodaka (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
Mid. Oct. Yatai Hikisoroe (Furukawa, Hida City)
Mid Oct.- Mid Feb. North Alps Nature Thanksgiving Festival (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
Third Sunday Hida Shokawa Furusato (nostalgic) Festival (Shokawa, Takayama City)
Fourth Sunday Hida Kiyomi Furusato Festival (Kiyomi, Takayama City)
Late Oct. Autumnal Leaves Festival (Kiyomi, Takayama City)
Late Oct. Don-to Toga Mountain Festival(Toga, Nanto City)

November Return
Early Nov. Inami Woodcarving Festival (Inami, Nanto City)
Early Nov. Hida Nyukawa Syukunan Festival (Nyukawa,Takayama City)
Early Nov. Cultural Festival (Yamada, Toyama City)
3-8 Nanto Chrysanthemum Festival (Fukuno, Nanto City)
Mid Nov. Syogawa Yuzu (citron) Festival (Shogawa ,Nanto City)
Late Nov. Gourmet Festival In Inami (Inami, Nanto City)
23 Taro Potato Festival (Fukuno, Nanto City)

December Return
1-Jan. 31 White Illumination Toyama (Toyama City)
Early Dec.-Mid.Dec. Buri(Yellow Tail )ENobel Prize Street of Successful Career Festival
(Toyama City, Hida City, Takayama City)
Mid. Dec. Heisei Fnatuno Monzenichi (Kamioka, Hida City)
27 Special Year-end Market(Fukuno , Nanto City)
31 Jyoya Festival (Watch meeting)(Ichinomiya,Takayama City)
Late Dec.-Late Feb. Taruma Kanekori (Icicle) Light Up (Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)
Late Dec.-Late Feb. Fukuchi Hot Spring Ao-daru(Okuhida Spa Resort, Takayama City)


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