Kaisei Machi Ajisai Matsuri

A festival dedicated to all things hydrangeas

Jun 1
Jun 9
Venue: Kaisei Ajisai Park When: Jun 1st - Jun 9th 2020 ,  10:00am - 5:00pm

One of the best things about Japan's rainy season? Hydrangeas. The Kaisei Machi Ajisai Matsuri is an annual festival dedicated to these beautiful blooms, held in the small town of Kaisei in Kanagawa Prefecture.

The scenery in Kaisei is stunning, with newly planted rice fields and mountains adding to the natural beauty alongside the colorful flowers - over 5000 of them! Booths are also set up at the event with a wide variety of festival food to enjoy. Admission to the festival itself is free of charge, but do bring some yen for parking if you're driving, or if you plan to grab a bite to eat.

Getting there

The Kaisei Machi Ajisai Matsuri is best accessed from Kaisei Station on the Odakyu line.

If you plan to drive, take the Tomei Expressway to the Oi-Matsuda interchange. The festival grounds are approximately a ten minute drive from the expressway exit. Paid parking is available in the streets surrounding the festival but can fill up quickly, particularly during the weekend.

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Kim B

Kim B @kim.b

Japan dwelling expat, living in and loving this beautiful country. Tokyo was my home for several years, but I'm now enjoying the countryside life in Niigata. Currently at 44 of 47 prefectures visited - with only Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto left to check out!

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Sleiman Azizi 7 months ago
Geez they're pretty.
Kim B Author 7 months ago
My absolute favorite flowers! This festival is one of the best flower festivals I’ve been to in Japan - highly recommend it if you have the chance to go!