Events & Festivals in 2019 

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Event schedules are subject to change at discretion of event organizers. Other events may be scheduled during 2019.  For more information, Contact Sado Tourist Information Office at 0259-27-5000 or write e-mail to:

a) Location
b) Attractions

13-14 Sanno Matsuri
15 Shimbo Matsuri
12-26 Cherry Blossom Light-up   
27 Suwa Jinja Shrine Reitaisai
27, 28, 29 KODO Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi
2, 3, 4, 5 KODO Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi
5 Minato Matsuri  
11-12 Choukoku-ji Kannon Matsuri  
18 (tentative date)  Suwa-sando Open Market
19 Sponichi Sado Long Ride 210 
26 Ondeko dot com (Onidaiko Festival)

Sanno Matsuri (April 13-14)
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View Hiyoshi Shrine in a larger map


a) Hiyoshi Shrine (Evenings on 13th, afternoon on 14th) 
b) Onidaiko deity-masked dances and other local traditions. 
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Shimbo Matsturi (April 15)
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View Shimbo-hachimangu Shrine in a larger map


a) Shimbo Hachiman Shrine
b) Onidaiko deity-masked dance performances at the shrine.  Taikeiji Temple, next to the shrine, also holds other event on the same day. 
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Cherry Blossom Light-up (April 12-26)
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a) Sado Gold Mine Parking Lot #3 
b) Cherry blossom trees will be lit up from April 13th to 27th in the evening until 9:30pm. 

Suwa Shrine Reisai (April 27)
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View Kawaharada Hommachi in a larger map


a) Kawaharada Honmachi Shopping Arcades
b) Onidaiko performance and decorated float march.  
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Kodo Sado Island Performances in Shukunegi (Apr. 27, 28, 29,  May 2, 3, 4, and 5) 

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View Shukunegi Hall in a larger map


a) Shukunegi Community Hall
A small group of Kodo's members will present up-close taiko performances at the local playhouse.  11:00am on 4/28, 4/29, 5/3, 5/4 and 5/5; and 2:30pm on 4/27, 4/28, 4/29, 5/2, 5/3 and 5/4. Advance ticket ¥3,500 (at-door ¥3,800)   Call 0259-81-4100, or Email:  Official site

Minato Matsuri (May 5) 
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View Wakamiya Shrine in a larger map


a) Wakamiya Shrine
b) Onidaiko, deity-masked dances, floats, shouldering a mikoshi shrine and other attractions until late evening.
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Choukoku-ji Kannon Matsuri  (May 11-12) 
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View Chokokuji Temple in a larger map


a) Chokoku-ji Temple
b) This temple is well-known for many seasonal flowers. Mid-May is the blooming season of beautiful peonies.

Suwa-sando Open Market (May 18, tentative date)
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View Kawaharada Omaha in a larger map


a) Kawaharada-Hommahi Shopping Street
b) A flea market from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sponichi Sado Long Ride 210 (May 19)
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View Sawata Beach in a larger map


a) Throughout the Sado Island. ( Start from Sawata Beach)
b) A bike ride event to enjoy biking.  (Japanese text) 
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Ondeko dotcom (Onidaiko Festival)  (May 26)
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View Ondeko Dome in a larger map


a)Ryotsu Minato Koen Park
b) Many Onidiko deity-masked dance groups meet at the venue from 10am to 4pm.
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