Event Calendar


Nakano Fishermen's Market

Second Saturday of every month Finished

The market opens once a month from May to September. Local fishermen themselves sell fresh seasonal fish they catch at reasonal prices. Seasonal vegetables or inexpensive light meal with local products are also sold at the market. Please enjoy the lively atmosphere of a fishing village.

Tottori Prefecture fishermen's cooperative association Sakaiminato branch office(Nakano-cho, Sakaiminato City. Tottori)
Fisheries Division, Sakaiminato City
TEL +81-859-47-1055


Yonago Gaina Festival

Late July or early August Finished

The Yonago Gaina Festival is said to be originated from the story that a servant of the Lord of Yonago castle in the Edo period housed the autograph paper by Sugawara no Michizane in the garden shrine to be "Tenman-gu Shrine", and enshrined it in the present Kamo Shrine. The varied festivities include the Gaina Taiko performance, the Gaina Buddhist lantern festival and a spectacular fireworks display to finish off the event.

Anterior of Yonago Station, Minatoyama Park, and others; fireworks at Yonago Bay.

Yonago Gaina Festival Planning Committee
TEL +81-859-22-0018
Yonago Gaina Festival Photo


"Minato-Matsuri" - Local Summer Festival

July 23, 24 Finished

Minato-matsuri is a local summer festival in Sakaiminato City. It is also an occasion to pray for the safety of fishermen and good catch. Fishing boats loaded with drums and portable shrines parade on Sakai Channel and it's a spectacular show. The entire city gets lively with a wide variety of events such as parades, fireworks, floating lanterns on the water channel, concerts and more.

Whole district of Sakaiminato City
The city of fish and Kitaro Sakaiminato Guide for Sightseeing
TEL +81-859-47-3880


Shinminato Fireworks Festival

Sunday, July 29 Finished

The sight of 2,000 fireworks exploding magnificently in the summer night sky is just fantastic! The rare beauty of the reflections of the star mine fireworks launched from the land to fan out over the sea has become one of the highlights of this fireworks display.

Kaiomaru Park

Port and Tourism Division, Imizu City (Tel: +81-766-51-6676)
Shinminato Fireworks Festival Photo
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