18 upcoming events
Karuta Hajime New Year's Card Game

Karuta Hajime New Year's Card Game

Friday - Jan 3rd

At New Year in Japan's former capital of Kyoto, Karuta Hajime is an annual event where a popular traditional card game is played..

Kyoto, Yasaka Shrine 2 Free
Kemari Hajime in Kyoto

Kemari Hajime in Kyoto

Saturday - Jan 4th

Kemari Hajime in Kyoto: a traditional New Year event at Shimogamo Shrine, where men in period costume play an ancient traditional..

Kyoto, Shimogamo Shrine,.. Free
Ebisu Festival in Kyoto

Ebisu Festival in Kyoto

Jan 9th - Jan 10th

Held at Yasaka Shrine in Japan's former capital Kyoto, the Ebisu Festival is Kyoto's first festival of the New Year, dedicated..

Kyoto, Yasaka Shrine Free
Toh-Shiya at Sanjusangen-do, Kyoto

Toh-Shiya at Sanjusangen-do, Kyoto

Monday - Jan 13th

Held at Sanjusangen-do temple in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, Toh-Shiya is the first Japanese archery competition of the..

Kyoto, Sanjusangedo Temple.. Free
Plum Blossom at Jonan-gu in Kyoto

Plum Blossom at Jonan-gu in Kyoto

Feb 18th - Mar 22nd

Jonangu in Fushimi, Kyoto is a Heian era Shinto shrine with a camellia and plum blossom festival in February and March

Kyoto, Jonangu Shrine 1 Free
Sakura Light-up, Gion Shirakawa

Sakura Light-up, Gion Shirakawa

Mar 29th - Apr 7th

Gion Shirakawa’s spring illumination: Viewing cherry blossoms at night! Enjoy the pink petals and magic of the night atmospher..

Kyoto, Gion-Shirakawa Free
Miyako Odori

Miyako Odori

Apr 1st - Apr 30th

The Miyako Odori performance in Minamiza theatre in Kyoto hass a long history and involves the best geiko and maiko of Kyoto. The..

Kyoto, Minamiza Theatre,.. 9 ¥4,000

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