KAWASAKI Event Information
冬 Winter Events
  • 1 January

    Hatsu-Daishi Date: Middle January
    Place: Heikenji Temple
    a.k.a. Kawasaki Daishi

    Daruma Market at the
    Fudo-in Temple
    Date: Late January
    Place: Shimo-Asao Fudo-in
    Temple

  • 2 February

    Setsubun-e Bean FestivalDate: Early February
    Place: Heikenji Temple
    a.k.a. Kawasaki Daishi etc.

    Annual Itsukushima
    Shrine Seaweed Festival
    Date: Middle February
    Place: Wakamiya Hachiman
    Shrine

  • 3 March

    Mieku FestivalDate: Late March
    Place: Heikenji Temple
    a.k.a. Kawasaki Daishi

    Hatsu-u Festival (Omato)Date: Late March
    Place: Shirahata Hachiman
    Daijin Shrine

春 Spring Events
  • 4 April

    Cherry blossomsPlace:West Exit of JR
    Kawasaki sta., Midorioka
    cemeteries and
    Yumemigasaki zoological Park etc.

    Kanamara FestivalDate: Early April
    Place:Around the Kawasaki
    Daishi Heikenji Temple,
    Wakamiyahachimangu Shrine

    Raku Daishi Festival Date: Middle April
    Place:Kawasaki Daishi Park
    and other locations

    Kawasaki Asian Festival Date: Sat and Sun in mid and late April
    Place:Near Kawasaki Sta., East Exit Shopping Town, Korean Town etc.

  • 5 May

    AzaleasDate: End of April - Early May
    Place: Tougakuin Temple

    Haisai FestaDate: Early May
    Place: La Cittadella shopping mall

    Takigi Noh Date: Late May
    Place: Kawasaki Daishi
    Heikenji Temple

    Ikuta Ryokuchi Rose Garden:Open to the public in SpringDate:Mid May-Late May
    Place:Ikuta Ryokuchi Rose Garden

  • 6 June

    HydrangeaDate: Middle June
    Place: Myorakuji Temple

夏 Summer Events
  • 7 July

    Kawasaki Daishi
    Wind-Bell-Market
    Date: Middle July
    Place: Kawasaki Daishi precincts

    Shirahata Hachimandaijin
    Negimai
    Date: Middle July
    Place: Shirahata Hachimandaijin

    Kawasaki Daishi - Summer
    Festival
    Date: Middle July
    Place: Kawasaki Daishi precincts

  • 8 August

    Kawasaki Sanno FestivalDate: Early August
    Place: Inage Shrine

    Komukai Lion DancesDate: Early August
    Place: Komukai Hachiman
    Daishin, Komukai Town Hall

    Kawasaki City Tamagawa FireworksDate: Late August
    Place: Tama River banks

  • 9 September

    Suge Lion DancesDate: Middle September
    Place: Suge Yakushido

    Shirahata Hachiman
    Negimai
    Date: Late September
    Place: Shirahata
    Hachimandaijin

秋 Autumn Events
  • 10 October

    Kawasaki AwaodoriDate: Early October
    Place: East side of JR Kawasaki Station

    Kawasaki Port FestivalDate: Early October
    Place: Vicinity of Kawasaki
    Mari-en and Higashi-ogijima
    Higashi Park

    Iijan Kawasaki Date: Middle October
    Place: Shopping arcades on east side of JR Kawasaki Station

    Waterbird Festival(Drinking Contest) Date: Middle October
    Place: Precincts of Wakamiya
    Hachiman Shrine/Kawasaki
    Daishi Temple

    Kawasaki Halloween Date: Late October
    Place: Area east of JR
    Kawasaki Station

    Ikuta Ryokuchi Rose Garden:Open to the public in AutumnDate:Mid Oct-Late Oct
    Place:Ikuta Ryokuchi Rose Garden

  • 11 November

    Kawasaki Citizen's Festival Date: Early November
    Place: Kawasaki Keirin Velodrome, Fujitsu Stadium Kawasaki ,Fujimi Baseball Stadium

    Kanayama Shrine - Fuigo
    Festival
    Date: Early November
    Place: Wakamiya Hachiman
    Shrine

    Yogoji - Yakushi Nyorai
    Fair
    Date: Early November
    Place:Yogo-ji

    Minka-en Festival Date: Early November
    Place: Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum

  • 12 December

    Year-end Fair / Burning
    Ceremony
    Date: Late December
    Place: Heikenji Temple
    a.k.a. Kawasaki Daishi