Event Schedule

September

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Kawa-doko in Kibune

Kibune is a small village located on the northeastern mountain...

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Machiya Townhouse Summer Visit - Seasonal Renewal of Machiya Townhouse -

Tondaya is an exquisite cultural facility where people can lea...

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Ukai Cormorant Fishing in Arashiyama

Ukai is a traditional fishing method using cormorants which wa...

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"Autumn Moon Viewing Tea Ceremony Party" at Kodai-ji Temple

This temple was built to pray for the soul of the famous warlo...

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Kiyomizu Seiryu-e - Kannon Kaji -

A huge puppet of blue dragon manipulated by dozens of people w...

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Iwashimizu Festival

This festival used to be one of Japan's Sanchokusai festivals ...

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Seimei Festival

On the night of 22nd, a welcoming ceremony of procession holdi...

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Comb Festival

A ceremony to dedicate gratitude for used combs that decorate ...

October

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Jidai Matsuri Festival

Jidai Matsuri Festival is one of three Kyoto's most important ...

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Lantern Viewing Party

The garden is famous for its Sal-tree, and about 400 candles w...

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Flower Park Cosmos Garden

The Flower Park Cosmos Garden will be open in the Arashiyama-T...

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Kiyomizu Pottery Festival

Kiyomizuyaki Danchi is the production area of pottery at the f...

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Shinko-sai Festival at Goko-gu Shrine

This large scale festival is also known as "Fushimi Festival" ...

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Saigu Procession

This festival is said to have come from the legend of imperial...

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Kasakake Ritual

The ritual was dedicated at this shrine more than 800 years ag...

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Kurama Fire Festival

At 18:00, men from the local village will gather and move to t...

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Moon Viewing and Music Festival

After the Shinto ritual held at Hashi-dono, a traditional danc...

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Mibu Kyogen

Mibu Kyogen is a Buddhist performance which is performed witho...

November

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Kibune Momiji Lantern Festival

Touro lanterns will be set along the street of Kibune area whi...

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Maple Leaves Lit-up in Takao

Sanbi (Takao, Makino-o and Togano-o) is one of the popular sig...

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The Citizen's Tea Ceremony Party

This is a popular autumn event of Kyoto to enjoy the wonderful...

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60th Annual Gion Odori Dance

Geiko and maiko from Gion Higashi, one of the Kagai districts ...

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Kyokusui no Utage

This is an elegant Heian-period poetry game that aristocrats i...

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Dai Nenbutsu Kyogen at Shinsen-en Garden

This non-verbal performance will be performed by masked actors...

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"Special Exhibition Commemorating the 120th Year Opening of the Museum―National Treasures"

Focusing in various areas of "painting, calligraphy, sculpture...

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The Classics Day Anniversary Special Exhibition "Fashion of Heian Aristocrats"

A wide selection of Heian aristocrat's costumes, including Sok...

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Kyoto Kanze November Regular Noh Performance

Program: Noh "Kayoi Komachi" "Nonomiya" "Kou-u" / Kyogen "Kui ...

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Kongo Regular Noh Performance

Program: Noh "Tori Oi-bune" "Dai-e" / Kyogen / Shimai

We hope you will enjoy your visit!
Please don't forget to be considerate of the locals and other travelers while you are here.