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Enjoy the charms of Shizuoka in its various seasonal festivals and events.

Shizuoka is the stage for a great variety of events, from traditional festivals to new events with an irresistible buzz. There are the big seasonal spectacles of fireworks festivals and cherry blossom viewing, as well as a great many fun events to watch and take part in. Enjoy mixing with the locals and experience for yourself Shizuoka's zest and vigor.

Spring events

Cherry blossom festivals take place all over Shizuoka prefecture. There's the Shizuoka Festival and Hamamatsu Festival, too.

Summer events

Numerous summer events with rich local color happen, such as fireworks festivals, night stalls, and bon-odori dance festivals.

Fall events

Enjoy a great variety of events, from harvest thanksgiving festivals to street performances.

Winter events

Festivals celebrating New Year and the first day of spring, and street illuminations make for fun in winter.