Event Schedule

Here are some major events and festivals in Omachi City:



Mid-April thru early MayCherry Blossom FestivalOmachi Park (around the Mountain Museum)
Mid-April Complete Opening of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Mid-April thru June 22nd (estimated)Snow Corridor Walk Murodo on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Late April thru early MayCherry Blossom Festival Omachi Onsenkyo
Mid-April Opening Carnival of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine RouteMultiple sites in the city & Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route


May 5th Salt Road FestivalFrom the reception center at Shinano Omachi Station to Salt Road Chojiya
Mid-MayYukigata (Snow Pattern) WatchingMeet at Omachi City Hall
Last Sunday of May Omachi Tourism Horse RacingTakase River reservation area on the South of the Kannon Bridge


First Sunday of June Mt. Harinoki Shintaro Festival (Opening of Summer Climbing Season) * On-the-day participation fee: 2,000 yenNear Mt. Harinoki Snow Gorge (Reception at Ogisawa Station)
Second Sunday of JuneOpening of Lake Kizaki / Beach Seine, Trekking & BoatingReception at Lake Kizaki Campground
June 26th thru October 15thTourism Water Discharge Kurobe Dam


Fourth Sunday of July and the day beforeNyakuichioji Festival Nyakuichioji Shrine & downtown Omachi


First Saturday of AugustYamabiko FestivalHondori Street, downtown Omachi
August 15th Floating Lantern Ceremony & Fireworks FestivalThe shore of Lake Kizaki
Mid-AugustSummer Festival Forest Theater in Omachi Onsenkyo & other sites


Early September Sake Tasting Tour to Three Sake Breweries at the Foot of the Northern Japan AlpsAround Hondori Shopping Street, downtown Omachi
Second Sunday of September and the day before Annual FestivalKamado Shrine
Mid-September Shinano Omachi Moutain FestivalMultiple sites in the city
Third Monday of September and the day beforeAnnual Festival Nishina Shinmeigu Shrine


October 1st thru November 30th Soba Restaurant Stamp RallyMultiple sites in the city
Early October Omachi Autumn Taste FairOgisawa Station Square
Early October Northern Alps Fair Alps Azumino National Government Park (Omachi/Matsukawa Area)
October 10th thru October 20thSoba FairShingyo Highlands, Miasa District
Mid-OctoberMt. Koguma HikingMt. Koguma Hiking Course
Late October thru early NovemberNew Soba FairYasaka District
Late OctoberMt. Takagari & Reishoji Temple Fall Foliage HikingMt. Takagari Hiking Course


November 23rdNiinamesai (The Harvest Festival) Nishina Shinmeigu Shrine


Mid-December Ski Resort OpeningKashimayari Ski Resort
Late DecemberJigatake Ski Resort
Yanaba Snowpark


February 3rdNyakuichioji Shrine Setsubun Festival Nyakuichioji Shrine
Early February thru early March Winter Fantasia – Omachi Snow FestivalOmachi Onsenkyo, Kashimayari Ski Resorts & other sites
Every Saturday in February Dream Fireworks and Sound FestivalOmachi Onsenkyo
February 11th Ameichi (Candy Festival)Omachi Chuo Shopping Street


March 15thNishina Shinmeigu Shrine Prayer Service for a Good Crop Nishina Shinmeigu Shrine