Events Summer

Firefly festival

Firefly festival

●Middle of June
●Izushi-cho Okuyama Okuyama ravine

The fireflies in Okuyama Ravine is a part of charming sights of the season. You can see a mysterious view of fireflies lighting up the landscape.

phots of Firefly festival

Izushi-cho Okuyama Website

Bon dance festival

Bon dance festival

●14th and 15th August
●Around the open space of Otemae Park

Towers are built around the open space at Otemae Park on the 14th & 15th of August each year, for everyone to dance to the tune of Matsuzaka Ondo. Japanese folk music is played and some groups are wearing fancy dresses to dance around the towers.

Phots of Bon dance festival

愛宕の火祭り

Atago fire festival

● Sunday near to 24th August
●Izushi-Cho, Nakamura, Ifukube Shrine

A bundle of straws are tied with straw ropes and swung around while burning. It is a strange festival meant to celebrate and wish for good health. It is held on the nearest Sunday around the 24th of August each year.

Phots of Firefestival

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Izushi Tourist Association (NPO)
104-7 Uchimachi Izushi-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo, 668-0214, Japan
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