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Nishiura Spa

Nishiura Spa Cherry Blossom Festival

Nishiura Spa is one of the best places for sakura (cherry blossom) viewing. At the Spa, the cherry blossoms are illuminated at evening.

[Period] Late March to early April
Clam Digging

Clam Digging

You can gather clams at the coast in Gamagori.

[Period] Early March to late June
Azalea Festival

Azalea Festival

This festival is held at the garden of Gamagori Classic Hotel, and you can enjoy about 3,000 blooming azalea every year.

[Period] Late April to early May
Erika Cup Yacht

Erika Cup Yacht (sail boat) Race

This is one of the biggest yacht (the Japanese use the word yacht for sail boat) in Japan!

[Period] A Late Sunday in May
Summer Summer
Hydrangea Festival

Hydrangea Festival

Gamagori is one of the most famous areas for hydrangea (ajisai in Japanese) in Tokai region. Every year 50,000 hydrangea bloom.

[Period] Around June
Gamagori Festival

Gamagori Festival and Fireworks Festival

The main event of this festival is a firework with a diameter near 90cm called "Seisanshaku-dama Hanabi."

[Period] Last Saturday and Sunday of July
Gamagori Orange Triathlon

Gamagori Orange Triathlon

Top athletes from all over the world gather here to run together.

[Period] July
Beach

Beach

You can swim at Mikawa Oshima Beach and Nishiura Spa Beach.

[Period] July
autumun autumun
Miya Festival

Miya Festival

Lots of people gather to push four huge "Dashi Floats" out to sea, like an aquatic parade for this festival!

[Period] Third or Fourth Saturday and Sunday of October
Mikawa de Onpaku

Mikawa de Onpaku

During Mikawa de Onpaku people gather to play games and make crafts together, and a great experience local to Mikawa.

[Period] October
Craft Fair in Gamagori

Craft Fair in Gamagori

Local craft workers hold a fair so that people can see their wares, and the very place where they are made.

[Period] An Early Saturday and Sunday in November
Winter Winter
Illumination at LAGUNA GAMAGORI

Illumination at LAGUNA GAMAGORI

Decorative lights are strung all about the LAGUNASIA theme park, making for great nightscapes.

[Period] November to March
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery Festival

Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery Festival

In February this event is held to introduce the agriculture, forestry, and fishery works in Gamagori.

[Period] A Saturday and Sunday in February
Mikawa Bay Health Marathon Race

Mikawa Bay Health Marathon Race

Racers gather to run through the Mikawa Bay National Park, and the park's iconic "Takeshima island", just off the bay.

[Period] February
Mikawa Bay Health Marathon Race

Tourism Exchange Fair

An event to bring citizens and tourists closer together is held every March. The event includes Nordic walking and ground golf tournaments.

[Period] Around March