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Atami Event Calendar

One of the advantages of learning Japanese culinary art with JCI is that you can enjoy various events around one of the most popular touristic city in Japan - there are cultural events, art events, food-related events, etc. discover your world of Washoku!! 

Sore-Izusan Ise-ebi lobster Sea Festival

May 3, 4, 2020

Izusan coast event site

Visitors can choose favorite lobsters and taste the dish cooked by local chefs.

Atami Beer Festival

May 3~5, 2020

Shinsui Park Event square

You can enjoy tasting freshly caught seafood broiled at a beach. Also, there are flea markets, local food stalls, local sweets shops, and stage events.

Himenosawa Park Flower Festival

May 2~6, 2020

Himenosawa Park

Himenosawa Park is famous for flowers that fill the park all seasons and in the Country’s best 100 Parks. It is the natural park with equipment for athletics and the hand-molded earthenware for hand-on activity. There are approximately six hundred kinds of plants in a garden. Various flowers can be seen here, trees azalea to wild grasses which is almost equal to the botanical garden.

Hatsushima Tokoroten Festival

May 1~5, 2020

Hatsusima island

Tokoroten made from agar-agar grown in the rich waters around Hatsushima is sold as a Hatsushima specialty at the fisheries cooperative supermarket and other places. The smooth texture and rich flavor define an excellent product. The annual Tokoroten Festival, the largest festival of Hatsushima, is held during Golden Week in May, attracting around 10,000 visitors. At the festival, you can see tokoroten being made and sold, try eating it on the spot, and enjoy various other local seafood products.

Atami Odori (Geisha Dance) Performance

Apr 28, 29, 2020

Atami Geigi Kenban

 "Atami Odori" is an annual joint performance by the Geishas from Atami Geigi Association to present the result of their daily hard practice. The dance performed by Geishas of Atami wrapped in gorgeous Geisha costumes is amazingly beautiful.

Atami Fireworks Festival

Apr 18, 29, 2020

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m.

Atami Rose Festival

Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2020

Akao Herb & Rose Garden

Akao Herb & Rose Garden is a large rose garden built on the slope of a mountain in Atami. With 4,000 roses of 600 species, you can see enough roses here to last you a lifetime! May and June are the best months as almost all roses bloom during these months.

Atami Castle Sakura Matsuri

Mar 28 - Apr 12, 2020

Atami Castle

A sakura festival held at Atami Castle, famous as a hanami spot. Atami Castle is a popular place where you can always have fun at the many interactive corners and healing spots, but it is furthered enveloped by a resplendent feeling when spring comes. While the 200 or so sakura trees, most of them somei-yoshino, are proudly in bloom, the place becomes lively with stalls and karaoke events among others. It is also magnificent to see the spring scenery filled with Japanese sentiment, along with the beautiful landscape of the city and Sagami Bay, from the castle tower observation deck. When the flowers are in half bloom, the charming sakura flowers are lit up with illuminations.

Dried Fish Festival at Ajiro Onsen

Feb 15 & 16, 2020

Nagahama Seaside Park

Dried Aji (horse mackerel) will be grilled in a charcoal fire and provided for visitors (2500 pieces per day). Furthermore, fresh vegetables and seafood  dishes will be sold at the Festival.

Fish Festival

Feb 9, 2020

Atami Fish Market

Enjoy the taste of local seafood and free fish head soup Atami Fish Market. 

Hatsusima Donburi Gassen

Feb 8 - Mar 8, 2020

Hatsusima island

visitors can taste the time-limited Donburi Gassen, a delicious bowl of rice with fresh and tasty fish caught by local fishermen.

The ceremony of Dondon-yaki

Jan 12, 2020

Atami Sun Beach

The ceremony of Dondon-yaki means burning new year’s decorations at the entrance of the houses with holy fire. Around 500 people pray for the safety of their family, good health and prosperity and good harvests in the new year.

Dried-Fish Festival In Ajiro

Jan 12- 13, 2020

Ajiro Park

Dried Aji (horse mackerel) will be grilled in a charcoal fire and provided for visitors (2500 pieces per day). Furthermore, fresh vegetables and seafood  dishes will be sold at the Festival.

Itokawa Sakura Festival

Jan 11- Feb 9, 2020

Itokawa Promenade

The Itokawa Promenade in Atami City is known as a scenic site of the Atami Sakura (cherry blossoms) which blossom earlier than other cherry trees. They usually blossom into dark-pink flowers for a month from early January. The cherry trees are lit up during the festival period and Sakura Tea is also offered to visitors on weekends and national holidays.

Japanese Apricot Festival

Jan 11- Mar 8, 2020

Atami Baien Garden

There are about 470 Japanese apricot trees of 60 species in the garden and they begin to bloom usually from the middle of January. Various entertainments are scheduled during the festival period. 

New Year's demonstration of the first exercise

Jan 7, 2020

Shinsui Park Event square

Annual New Year's demonstration of the first exercise of 500  firefighters at the Shin-sui Park, Moon Terrace.

Special Geigi performance for New Year

Jan 1 and 2, 2020

Atami Geigi Kenban

Geigi are professional artists who liven up events with traditional arts like Japanese dancing and shamisen (musical instrument).  Atami is one of the best geigi districts in the nation. Atami Geigi Kenban (a theater of Geisha performance) provides Geigi performance “Hana-no-mai” every Saturday and Sunday. To celebrate the New Year, Special geisya dance will be performed by Atami Geigi. 

Atami Fireworks Festival

Dec. 8 and 15, 2019

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..

Dried-Fish Festival In Ajiro

Dec. 7 and 8, 2019

Ajiro Park

Dried Aji (horse mackerel) will be grilled in a charcoal fire and provided for visitors (2500 pieces per day). Furthermore, fresh vegetables and seafood will be sold at the Festival.

Minami Atami Ryokan's Gourmet Festival

Nov. 23 and 24, 2019

Nagahama Seaside Park

Enjoy the original dishes cooked by Itamae chefs from Atami Onsen Ryokan. The theme of the dish will be changed monthly, so you can always enjoy different tastes. 

Atami Baien Momiji Matsuri (Autumn Leaves Festival)

Nov. 16 ~ Dec. 8, 2019

Atami Baien

Atami Baien is famous for its early blooming apricots, but visitors to the park can also enjoy what is sometimes described as "the latest-changing autumn leaves in Japan". From the end of November when the festival is being held, about 380 kinds of maple trees come into beautiful autumn color, and the undulating landscape within the park presents a wide variety of faces that can be enjoyed from lots of different angles. Visitors can also enjoy a relaxing foot bath during the daytime. Illuminations start at five in the evening, and the sight of green, yellow and red leaves against the night sky is truly spectacular. The illuminations show the leaves in a slightly different aspect from that seen in the daytime.

Dried-Fish Festival In Ajiro

Nov. 9 and 10, 2019

Ajiro Park

Dried Aji (horse mackerel) will be grilled in a charcoal fire and provided for visitors (2500 pieces per day). Furthermore, fresh vegetables and seafood will be sold at the Festival.

Atami Fish Festival 2019

Nov. 2 and 3, 2019

Atami Fishing Port

In the venue overlooking the Atami city area, you can enjoy lots of fun events such as a fishing competition, boat fishing experience, a parent-child fishing class, a dried fish making experience class, a free cruise riding, and a flea market. Moreover, you can taste Atami's delicious seafood and “free Miso soup service” on both days!

ATAMI ART EXPO 2019

Oct. 13 ~ Nov. 30, 2019

Kiunkaku

 At Kiunkaku and  10 satellite venues in Atami city, the artists in Atami will display a wide variety of works such as painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and engraving. For this year, it will be held from October 13th to November 30th, and the main events will be held for three days from October 26th (Friday) to 28th (Saturday).

Art & Craft Festival at Atami Baien

October 18~20, 2019

Atami Ginza dori Shoutengai

 A variety of craftsmen in Japan will gather to display and sell various works such as crafts, ceramics, dyed clothing, accessories, and woodworks. In addition to shopping while strolling around the garden in autumn, you can also enjoy special meals and drinks at the entrance and the central plaza. In the garden, live performances by talented artists are to be held.

Imamiya Shrine Annual Festival

October 19・20, 2019

Imamiya Shrine

Grand Festival at Imamiya shrine is held every year.  The floats are pulled around town in long processions and many food stalls will be lined up in front of the shrine.

Fish Festival

September 29, 2019

Atami Fish Market

 “Fish Festival” at Atami Fish Market is held once every few months. Enjoy the taste of local seafood and free fish head soup Atami Fish Market. 

Minami Atami Ryokan's Gourmet Festival

September 28・29, 2019

Nagahama Seaside Park

Enjoy the original dishes cooked by Itamae chefs from Atami Onsen Ryokan. The theme of the dish will be changed monthly, so you can always enjoy different tastes. 

Seaside Atami Marche

September 22, 2019

Atami Ginza dori Shoutengai

 Held once every two months, this craft and farmers’ market brings together in the one spot all that best represents things Izu and Atami including a wide array of carefully grown and locally produced vegetables and delicacies as well as crafts produced by local artisans in the Izu region.  Why not try sampling some local Japanese sake while cooking your food at the spot you bought it?  Scheduled street performers too appeal to all ages.  There are events here that unequivocally sum up all the very best that Izu has to offer – see, experience and eat to your heart’s content!

Atami Fireworks Festival

September 16, 2019

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..

Atami Aloha Festival 2019

September 7・8, 2019

Shinsui Park Event square

This is a hula dance festival where many hula dance groups join in from around the country. With blue water and white sandy beach, a Hawaiian dance show in an atmosphere that makes you forget you are in Japan invites you to the real Hawaiian world. There are Hawaiian food stalls and Hawaiian goods shops at the venue. You can enjoy a Hawaiian day with a pleasant tone and a nice hula dance.

Izusan Onsen Sazae turban shell Festival & Fireworks Display

August 25~27, 2019

Izusan Shore

 Atami Izusan is a region associated with Minomotono Yoritomo, the first true samurai ruler of Japan and according to the local legend, it is said that Yoritomo ate turban shells before going into battle.  In this event there will be many stalls offering fresh seafood such as turban shells and other delicious foods. A fireworks display will be held in all three days.

Geigi Summer Festival

August 16・17, 2019

Atami Geigi Kenban

 

About 30 geishas dressed in yukatas, will entertain visitors with dance performance. Both adults and children can eat together with the geisha group, and can enjoy playing the game with the geishas.

Ajiro Onsen Marine Fireworks Display

August 16, 2019

Ajiro Bay

 

Ayoshiro Onsen Maritime Fireworks Festival will be held on August 16th every year. From the Ajiro Bay along Route 135 to the Taga Bay, there will be 2000 fireworks display, Lantern floating, and bonfire event. You can enjoy spectacular scenery combining the sea fireworks in Taga Bay with the fireworks of Ajiro Bay, the light from the lantern streamer, and the torch.

Ajiro Onsen Furusato Festival

August 14・15, 2019

Ajiro Onawa Park

 

Not only local people but also tourists can enjoy the festival together, as there are Bon festival dances, watermelon splitting game and mini fireworks displays.  With a variety of food stalls, you can enjoy something nostalgic atmosphere at this festival.

Atami Fireworks Festival

August 5,8,18,23,30, 2019

Atami Bay

 

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m.

Izusan Onsen Marine Fireworks Display

August 3, 2019

Izusan shore

 

About 2,000 fireworks will be launched over the Izusan Coast.  See the the finale "gold and silver colored Niagara Falls"  fireworks!

Atami Beer Festival

August 1~4, 2019

Shinsui Park
Event square

 

Spend a summer evening in a limited time beer garden where many stalls are offering beers, snacks and more!  A variety of events are planned on the special stage, such as a singing show, a band performance, and a dance performance.

Yugawara Samba Parade & Izu-Yugawara Onsen Summer Evening Fireworks Display

July 27, 2019

Yugawara-kanko-kaikan (tourist association building)- Izumi Park

 

This fireworks display is held at Izumi Park which is the terminal point of Yugawara Samba Parade. Visitors can enjoy rocket fireworks such as star mines and Enshu Hand-held fireworks. The Yugawara Samba Parade takes place between the Yugawara Tourist Hall and Izumi Park from 19:00 to 20:00.

Atami Fireworks Festival

July 26&30, 2019 

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..

Atami Sun Beach Water Park

July 20~September 1, 2019
Atami Sun Beach

A huge 40 square m beach water park is set up on Atami Sun Beach ! The water park has about 20 types of playground equipment such as slides, tunnels and trampolines, and can be enjoyed by both adults and children.

Ajiko Shrine Annual Grand Festival

July 14~16, 2019
Ajiko Shrine

It is the annual grand festival for Ajiko Shrine in southern Atami. Drum and wind instrument band performances by each groups, floats weighing over 10 tons with a mikoshi on top will be paraded around town, and the Kashima Dance, a Municipal Registered Intangible Folk Cultural Asset, are scheduled to be performed.

Atami Kogashi Matsuri 51th Festival Float Contest

July 15・16, 2019

Route 135

Held as a highlight to the "Atami Kogashi Matsuri", Kinomiya Shrine's annual festival, the "Dashi Concours" festival float contest has become a summer tradition in Atami. A gorgeous sight unfolds along Route 135, the coastal highway were the event is held, as more than 30 floats parade by sporting traditional wood carvings and other decorations. The sound of festival music played on bells, drums and flutes sings out from the floats, and the whole of Atami exudes a festival mood.

Kinomiya Shrine's Annual Festival

July 14~16, 2019 

Kinomiya Shrine

Kinomiya Shrine hosts "Kogashi Matsuri", an annual burning festival from July 14th until July 16th for the Atami people and visitors.  In commemoration of the origin story of Kinomiya Shrine, scorched wheat, wild yam, and oranges are offered to the God of Fortune and Luck who has protected people staying or traveling in Atami. 

Opening of Swimming Beaches in Atami

Jul 13~Sep 1, 2019

Atami Sun Beach / Nagahama Swimming Beach / Ajiro Onsen Swimming Beach

The Atami Sun Beach Resort landscape boasts beautiful views of blue sea, white sand and tree-lined date palms that stretch on in a long line.  Nagahama Swimming Beach is an artificial beach for 400m opened in 2004. It is kind of a hidden good beach and very popular among families for its quiet wave.  Ajiro Onsen Swimming Beach is a small swimming beach near the Ajiro Fishing Port. Close to Onsen ryokan Inns and very popular among families though it's away from the downtown.

Hatsushima island fireworks

July 7, 2019

The second fishing port at Hatsuhima island

In the fireworks display held on the small island of Hatsushima in Sagami Bay, they are going to set off about 1,200 fireworks!  A temporary ferry service* is set to be planned, so the visitors from Atami can also enjoy this event.

*30 minutes to Hatsushima from the Atami Port by ferry.The ferry dock at Atami Port can be reached via bus, on foot, or taxi from the Atami Station.

Atami Fireworks Festival

May 11&26, 2019

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..

Sore-Izusan Ise-ebi lobster Sea Festival

May 4・5, 2019

Izusan coast event site

Visitors can choose favorite lobsters and taste the dish cooked by local chefs.

Atami Baien Ume (Japanese Apricot) Festival

January 5~ March 3, 2019

Atami Baien Garden

There are about 470 Japanese apricot trees of 60 species in the garden and they begin to bloom usually from the middle of January. Various entertainments are scheduled during the festival period. 

New Year's Demonstration of Extinguishing Fire Exercise

January 7, 2019

Shinsui Park Event square

Annual New Year's demonstration of the first exercise of 500 firefighters at  Shin-sui Park.

Swimming in the Cold

January 13, 2019

Atami Sun Beach

Swimming competition in the cold water will be held to hope a future full of hope for every new adult and to wish them all the best in 2019. 

Itokawa Sakura Festival

January 12~ February 11, 2019

Itokawa Promnade

The Itokawa Promenade in Atami City is known as a scenic site of the Atami Sakura (cherry blossoms) which blossom earlier than other cherry trees. They usually blossom into dark-pink flowers for a month from early January. The cherry trees are lit up during the festival period and Sakura Tea is also offered to visitors on weekends and national holidays.

Dried-Fish Festival In Ajiro

January 13&14, 2019

Ajiro Park

Dried Aji (horse mackerel) will be grilled in charcoal fire and provided for visitors (2500 pieces per day). Furthermore, fresh vegetables and sea food  fishes will be sold at the Festival.

The Ceremony of Dondon-yaki

January 13, 2019

Atami Sun Beach

The ceremony of Dondon-yaki means burning new year’s decorations at the entrance of the houses with holy fire. Around 500 people pray for the safety of their family, good health and prosperity and good harvests in the new year.

Ozaki Koyo Festival

January 17, 2019

Pine of shrine

The “Ozaki Koyo Festival” is held to celebrate Ozaki Koyo, the author of “Konjiki Yasha.” Atami Geiko performers reenact famous scenes from the novel “Konjiki Yasha.”

Hatsusima Donburi Gassen

February 8~ March 10, 2019

Hatsusima island

Visitors can taste the time limited Donburi Gassen, a delicious bowl of rice with fresh and tasty fish caught by local fishermen.

Fish Festival

February 10, 2019

Atami Fish Market

Enjoy the taste of local seafood and free fish head soup at Atami Fish Market. 

Dried-Fish Festival In Ajiro

February 16&17, 2019

Nagahama Seaside Park

Dried Aji (horse mackerel) will be grilled in charcoal fire and provided for visitors (2500 pieces per day). Furthermore, fresh vegetables and sea food  fishes will be sold at the Festival.

Minami Atami Ryokan's Gourmet Festival

March 9&10, 2019
Nagahama Seaside Park

Enjoy the original dishes cooked by Itamae chefs from Atami Onsen Ryokan. The theme of the dish will be changed monthly, so you can always enjoy different tastes. 

Atami Castle Sakura Matsuri

March 23〜 April 7, 2019

Atami Castle

A sakura festival held at Atami Castle, famous as a hanami spot. Atami Castle is a popular place where you can always have fun at the many interactive corners and healing spots, but it is furthered enveloped by a resplendent feeling when spring comes. While the 200 or so sakura trees, most of them somei-yoshino, are proudly in bloom, the place becomes lively with stalls and karaoke events among others. It is also magnificent to see the spring scenery filled with Japanese sentiment, along with the beautiful landscape of the city and Sagami Bay, from the castle tower observation deck. When the flowers are in half bloom, the charming sakura flowers are lit up with illuminations.

Seaside Atami Marche

March 24, 201

Atami Ginza dori Shoutengai

Held once every two months, this craft and farmers’ market brings together in the one spot all that best represents things Izu and Atami including a wide array of carefully grown and locally produced vegetables and delicacies as well as crafts produced by local artisans in the Izu region.  Why not try sampling some local Japanese sake while cooking your food at the spot you bought it?  Scheduled street performers too appeal to all ages.  There are events here that unequivocally sum up all the very best that Izu has to offer – see, experience and eat to your heart’s content!

Hot Air Balloon Riding

March 31, 2019

Sun Beach

This hot air balloon rides to about 10-25m from the ground. Enjoy the panorama of Atami city, mountains and sea.

Atami Fireworks Festival

March 31, 2019

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..

Atami Rose Festival

April 1~ June 30, 2019

Akao Herb & Rose Garden

Akao Herb & Rose Garden is a large rose garden built on the slope of a mountain in Atami. With 4,000 roses of 600 species, you can see enough roses here to last you a lifetime! May and June are the best months as almost all roses bloom during these months.

Hot Air Balloon Riding

April 20・21・27・28, 2019

Sun Beach

This hot air balloon rides to about 10-25m from the ground. Enjoy the panorama of Atami city, mountains and sea.

Atami Fireworks Festival

April 20, 2019

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..

Atami Odori(Geisha Dance)Performance

April 28・29, 2019

Atami Geigi Kenban

 "Atami Odori" is an annual joint performance by the Geishas from Atami Geigi Association to present the result of their daily hard practice. The dance performed by Geishas of Atami wrapped in gorgeous Geisha costumes is amazingly beautiful.

Hatsushima Tokoroten Festival

May 1~5, 2019

Hatsusima island

Tokoroten made from agar-agar grown in the rich waters around Hatsushima is sold as a Hatsushima specialty at the fisheries cooperative supermarket and other places. The smooth texture and rich flavor define an excellent product. The annual Tokoroten Festival, the largest festival of Hatsushima, is held during Golden Week in May, attracting around 10,000 visitors. At the festival you can see tokoroten being made and sold, try eating it on the spot, and enjoy various other local seafood products.

Atami Beer Festival

May 3~5, 2019

Shinsui Park Event square

You can enjoy tasting freshly caught seafood broiled at a beach. Also there are flea market, local food stalls, local sweets shops, and stage events.

Himenosawa Park Flower Festival

May 3~6, 2019
Himenosawa Park

Himenosawa Park is famous for flowers that fills the park all seasons and in the Country’s best 100 Parks. It is the natural park with equipments for athletics and the hand-molded earthenware for hand-on activity.
There are approximately six hundred kinds of plants in a garden. Various flowers can be seen here, trees azalea to wild grasses which is almost equal to the botanical garden.

Hot Air Baloon Riding

May 11・12・25・26, 2019

Sun Beach

This hot air baloon rides to about 10-25m from the ground. Enjoy the panorama of Atami city, mountains and sea.

Special Geigi performance for New Year

January 1&2, 2019

Atami Geigi Kenban

Geigi are professional artists who liven up events with traditional arts like Japanese dancing and shamisen (musical instrument).  Atami is one of the best geigi districts in the nation. Atami Geigi Kenban (a theater of Geisha performance) provides Geigi performance “Hana-no-mai” every Saturday and Sunday. To celebrete the New Year, Special geisya dance will be perfomed by Atami Geigis.  

End-of-the-year Fireworks Festival on the sea

December 9 & 16, 2018

Atami Bay

This historic fireworks display that first commenced in 1952, is held not only in summer but more than 10 times annually throughout the entire year, an event unique to Atami.  Set in Atami Bay using the three sides of the surrounding mountains in the topographic form of grinding mortar, the exploding fireworks reverberate creating sound effects that resemble a large stadium.  The full impact of some 5000 fireworks set off in the night sky, reflected in the ocean water is a sight of flickering beauty not to be missed.  The finale of a sky-like “Niagara Falls” is a must-see.  The display runs for 25 minutes from 8.20 to 8.45 p.m..