Minamiboso Flower March, Feb. 2019

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 →

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POSTPONED: Upcoming Fireworks!

*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 →

Join a Giant Tug-of-War!

Show your warrior strength during the enormous tug-of-war event at this year's annual Ama Festival in July! 400 people pull a thick rope 150 meters long and weighing 1 ton! The tug-of-war is a tribute to a picture scroll of military commander Yoritomo Minamoto, who ruled between 1193-1199. Anyone is welcome to participate, including individuals,... Continue Reading →

Become an Ama Diver for a Night!

Volunteers needed for this year's annual Ama Festival in July! The city is seeking volunteers to become ama (female divers) and join in the traditional festival. The festival's main event is a night swim by nearly 100 ama divers carrying torches! While diving for shellfish used to be a common profession in the area, the... Continue Reading →

Bread Festival! 5/27

Calling all bread and coffee lovers! Fill your belly with fresh pastries and bread from a variety of local bakeries at the "Thank you! Bread Festival" (ありがと!ぱんまつり)in Minamiboso this May! Pair your bread with the perfect coffee from one of the many vendors. Aren't sure which to buy? Taste test up to 5 types of... Continue Reading →

Boshu Lobster Festival

Boshu Lobster Festival 房州海老祭り WHAT: Enjoy fresh spiny lobster at this barbecue in Shirahama's Flower Park! First, fish your spiny lobster from its fish tank,  then try not to salivate as you watch it cook over an open fire. When it's done cooking, enjoy the taste of your fresh, spiny lobster caught right in the... Continue Reading →

Bike Ride in Minamiboso

WHAT: A day of cycling in Minamiboso! WHEN: Scheduled dates are 9/23, 10/21, 11/25/2017 COST: ¥5,500 See the flyer below for details. *This event does not necessarily occur every year*

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