Festival and Event Information Okayama Prefecture

and Event Information

【Bizen Area】 Okayama City

Genso Teien (garden) in Okayama Korakuen Garden

You will enjoy nostalgic summer nights as various types of illuminations and candlelight in the Okayama Korakuen Garden surround you.

■Schedule:From late July to the middle of August
■Place of the festival:Okayama Korakuen Garden
■Access:20 min. walk from JR Okayama Station.

This festival is the spring time tradition at Tsuyama Castle (Kakuzan Park) which is famous as one of the best cherry blossom watching spots.

Tsuyama Cherry Blossom Festival

Several thousand cherry trees burst into full bloom, and a lot of people come to enjoy watching the flowers.

Place of the festival
【Mimasaka Area】 Tsuyama City
Tsuyama Castle (Kakuzan Park)
Tsuyama City Association Touriste

event Commonly known as “Naked Men’s Festival.” One of three rarest festivals in Japan.


This festival, having a tradition of approximately 500 years, is one of the three rarest festivals in Japan. Thousands of men wearing nothing but loincloths struggle for two holy sticks. Significant intangible folk cultural asset designated by Okayama Prefecture.

Place of the festival
【Bizen Area】 Okayama City
Kinryozan Saidaiji