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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 →
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 →
*UPDATE: Tateyama Fireworks have been postponed to Friday, Aug. 10 due to the typhoon. [Info below left unchanged.] Clear your schedule for two grand firework displays in the next week. The first is this Sunday, Aug. 5 at Iwai beach and next is in Tateyama on Wed., Aug. 8. There are usually food stands around... Continue Reading →
[The below information is an excerpt of and translated from an Iitokodori website article here.] [The information was last updated on Aug. 12, 2018.] Conditions for beach swimming areas in Minamiboso City: ((Iwai region beach swim areas)) [Dates open] Sat. July 21 - Mon. Aug., 20 Iwai number 1 (岩井第一) Swimming: OK Temp:... Continue Reading →