12 upcoming events
Tsubaki Matsuri

Tsubaki Matsuri

Feb 11th - Feb 13th

Tsubaki Matsuri is one of Matusyama's most popular festivals, and one that is unique to the region.

Ehime, Tsubaki Shrine 4 Free
Matsuyama Spring Festival

Matsuyama Spring Festival

Apr 4th - Apr 7th

The Matsuyama Spring Festival is held during the first weekend in April when the cherry blossoms are in bloom. There’s a parad..

Ehime, Shinonome 1 Free
The Wet and Wild Kashima Festival

The Wet and Wild Kashima Festival

May 3rd - May 4th

In early May, the Hojo Kashima Spring Festival is held in the area known as “Kazahaya” to the north of Matsuyama. On the first..

Ehime, Kashima Shrine Free
Ikazaki Kite Fighting Festival

Ikazaki Kite Fighting Festival

Tuesday - May 5th

On May 5th every year, teams fight it out on the banks of the Oda River in Ikazaki--with traditional Japanese paper kites.

Ehime, Uchiko 1 Free
Live Earth Matsuyama

Live Earth Matsuyama

Tuesday - May 19th

Live Earth Matsuyama is a festival for music, environmental activism and ethnic food in the middle of May.

Ehime, Horinouchi ¥4,000
Doronko Matsuri Mud Festival

Doronko Matsuri Mud Festival

Tuesday - Jul 7th

Shirokawa's Doronko Mud Festival in early summer has it all – bulls, devils, wrestling, pulsing drums and dancing virgins ..

Ehime, Mishima Shrine 4 Free
Kazahaya Fireworks Festival

Kazahaya Fireworks Festival

Tuesday - Jul 28th

Kazaya Umi Matsuri is the quintessential summer fireworks event in rural Japan. Join yukata-clad locals for cold beer and oohs.

Ehime 1
The Murakami Suigun Boat Race

The Murakami Suigun Boat Race

Wednesday - Jul 29th

The Murakami Suigun Boat Race is a festival that takes place every July. The venue is Oshima Island in the Seto Inland Sea.

Ehime, Imabarishi murakami.. Free

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