Introduction of The Festival

Name of Matsuri・Pref・Category Description Location(s)・Access Date(s)
tottori22 Karo Jinja Spring Festival [Tottori Pref]
lion dance・Dance
Many Kylin Lion Dances have been performed in Inaba are…
Karo Cho, Tottori City Karo Shrine
Thirty five minutes bus ride from JR Tottori Station to Jinja-ura or Jinja-shita bus stop
April 28 - 29
Kurata Hachimangu Annual Festival [Tottori Pref]
lion dance・Dance
This shishi-mai has the traditional style such as Kylin…
Kurada, Tottori City Kurata Hachiman-gu Shrine
Twenty minutes bus ride from JR Tottori Station to Baba bus stop and three minutes walk from the bus stop
Sunday near April 15
Summer festival at Shimo-ajino Jinja [Tottori Pref]
lion dance・Dance
This is the festival of shishi-mai (Lion dance), which …
Shimo-ajino, Tottori City Shimo-ajino Jinja
Twelve minutes bus ride from JR Tottori Station to Shimo-ajino-ue bus stop and three minutes from the bus stop.
-The last Saturday and Sunday in July
-The last Sunday in March
tottori17 Inaba Umbrella Dance [Tottori Pref]
Dance・Rain making
Each dancer twirls an umbrella with 100 small bells and…
Yokomakura, Tottori City
20 minutes bus ride from JR Tottori Station to Yokomakura bus stop
August 14
tottori6 Hanayu Maturi at Misasa Onsen [Tottori Pref]
Competition・tug of war・For a good harvest
In this festival, participants tug at a massive rope as…
Misasa, Misasa Cho, Tottori Prefecture
25 min. bus ride from JR Kurayoshi Station to Msasa Onsen bus stop
May 3 - 4
tottori5_2 Sakenotsu Tondou [Tottori Pref]
Protection from evil・Fire festival・For a good catch
Tondou, a cone-shaped hut 4-5 meters high, is built and…
Sakenotsu, Ketaka Town, Tottori City
45 min. bus ride from JR Tottori Station to Sakenotsu bus stop
Saturday, Sunday or National Holiday closest to January 15
tottori1 Inaba-no shobu tsuna-hiki [Tottori Pref]
Competition・tug of war
Shinto ritual carried out in the form of a Tug of War c…
-Mizushiri, Ketaka Town in Tottori City
-Hogi, Ketaka Town in Tottori City
-Aoya, Aoya Town in Tottori City
-Obaneo, Iwami Town in Tottori Prefecture.
- Mizushiri: 45 min. bus ride from JR Tottori Station to Mizushiri bus stop)
- Hogi: 5 min. walk from JR Hogi Station
- Aoya: 5 min. walk from JR Aoya Station
- Obaneo; 10 min. bus ride from JR Iwami Station to Haneo bus stop
The 1st Saturday and Sunday in June
sakai3 Yassai Hossai at Iwatsuta Jinja [Sakai City・Osaka Pref]
Fire festival
This fire festival is based on a local legend in which …
Hamadera Ishizucho Naka, Nishi Ward, Sakai City Iwatsuta Jinja
A minute walk from Nankai bus stop of Sakurai Jinja Mae
December 14
sakai1 Koodori of Niwadani [Sakai City・Osaka Pref]
Dance・Rain making・Rain appreciation
The origin is said to be the dance of rainmaking / rain…
Hachigamineji, Minami Ward, Sakai City Sakurai Jinja
A minute walk from Nankai bus stop of Sakurai Jinja Mae
1st Sunday in October