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Enjoy an early spring at Wada Town's annual rapeseed blossom (nanohana) festival this month. There will be a variety of refreshment booths, a flea market, mochi-throwing, snack-throwing. You can also buy fresh flowers and fish, as well as listen to a live band. Free ama-zake will be given out from 10:30 a.m. until supplies run... Continue Reading →
Tateyama Sunset Pier 館山夕日桟橋 Tateyama Hojo Beach and Mt Fuji ©南房総市 Tateyama Sunset Pier is a beautiful area on the coast of Tokyo Bay, with a long pier that makes it a popular spot for fishing, photography, or just a romantic stroll. On a clear day you can see Mt. Fuji in the distance. It's... Continue Reading →
Houko Park, Cherry Blossom Festival抱湖園 桜まつり Houko Park ©Minamiboso Tourism Association WHAT: Cherry blossom festival. You can see gancho cherry blossoms, daffodils, red plum blossoms, and white plum blossoms. WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 2, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (will be canceled if it rains) PLACE: Houko Park and surrounding area ACTIVITIES: There will be an... Continue Reading →
Plum blossoms are popping up around Tateyama Castle! The recent warm weather is perfect for strolls in the park. Only a couple months until cherry blossom season, when this castle becomes surrounded in light pink flowers.
WHAT: The 29th annual Minamiboso Flower March. The yearly event is a sister city walk with Blankenberg, Belgium that gets people together to celebrate our community, health, and sister city relationship. WHEN: Sat. 2/16, Sun. 2/17 (*march will proceed except in the event of extreme weather) WHERE: Minamiboso City Chikura Health Center (2705-6 Seto, Chikura-cho,... Continue Reading →
Your chance to see archery on horseback is coming soon! On Sunday, September 30, neighboring Kamogawa City will host the annual Yabusame Festival, where an archer riding on horseback shoots at three targets. Where the arrows land determine the next year's harvest. The event will start around 3 p.m. If you can't make it, no... Continue Reading →
Held every year on the last Sunday of September in neighboring Kamogawa City, the Yabusame Festival features an archer on horseback who shoots at three separate targets and repeats this three times. The arrows are said to predict the next year's harvest. Read more about the festival on Kamogawa's website here. TRANSPORTATION: Take the local... Continue Reading →