Each year, there are events held in the magnificent nature of Kamikochi.

This year’s lineup is listed below and includes festivals, ceremonies, music festivals, and field trips.

(As event dates are set, this page will be updated.)

Events Listing for 2016

  • Apr
    Annual Kamikochi Route Opening Festival
    Location: Kappa Bridge
    Date: April 27
    Start Time: 10:50 a.m.
  • May - Jul
    Kamikochi Walk Rally
    Enjoy sightseeing in Kamikochi during the beautiful spring season while gathering stamps from key locations including:
    Sakamaki, Nakanoyu, Taisho Pond, Bus Terminal, Weston Relief, Myojin, Tokusawa, and Yokoo

    Date: May 9 to July 8
  • Jun
    Annual Weston Memorial Festival
    This memorial event features Walter Weston, who widely introduces the beauty of Kamikochi to the world.

    Date: June 4 & 5
    Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
    - June 4 (Sat): Depart for Tokugo Pass
    - June 5 (Sun): Festival at Weston Relief
  • Aug
    The first Annual “Mountain Day” Ceremony
    Location: Kappa Bridge
    Date: August 11
    Learn more about the event here.
  • Oct
    Hotaka Shrine Boat Festival
    Location: Myojin Pond
    Date: October 8
    Start Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Oct
    Kamikochi Closing Ceremony
    Location: Kappa Bridge
    Date: October 15
    Start Time: 11:30 a.m.