Matsumoto Castle, National Treasure of Japan
Event Information

Event Information

Seasonal events of the National Treasure Matsumoto Castle

Spring EventsFor more details

  • The 19th "Nighttime Cherry Blossom Viewing" at the National Treasure Matsumoto Castle

    For 8 days starting on the third day after an announcement by the management office that cherry blossom season has begun.

  • The 11th "Corridor of the Light" - a row of cherry trees at Matusumoto Castle

    For 10 days starting on the third day after an announcement by the management office that cherry blossom season has begun.

  • Urasenke Tanko-kai Spring Tea Party

    April 8th (Sun)

  • Spring Special Opening of Taiko-mon Gate to the public

    April 14th (Sat) – May 6th (Sun)

  • The 8th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Matsumoto Domain Old-fashioned Gunnery Exercises

    April 29th (Sun, National holiday)

  • Shinpa Seizan Syle Outdoor Flower Arrangement Exhibition / Tea party - Anniversary of the municipal system of Matsumoto City

    May 1st (Tue) - 6th (Sun)

  • Sekishu Style Matsushiro Ikei kai Tea Party

    May 3rd (Thu, National holiday)

Summer EventsFor more details

  • The special summer opening of the Taiko-mon Gate

    July 14th (Sat) - September 2nd (Sun)

  • The 31st National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Taiko Drum Festival"

    July 28th (Sat) - 29th (Sun)

  • The 37th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Takigino" - A mysterious world Illuminated by bonfire

    August 8th (Wed)

  • Admission is free for visitors in kimono*. (Japanese traditional clothing*)

    August 11th (Sat, National holiday) - 19th (Sun)

  • The 19th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Tsukimi no En"

    September 19th (Wed) - 24th (Mon)

Autumn EventsFor more details

  • The 15th Shinshu Matsumoto Soba festival

    October 6th (Sat) - 8th (Mon, National holiday)

  • The 44th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle, Joint Tea Ceremony

    October 8th (Mon, National holiday)

  • The 37th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Japanese Doll Exhibition

    October 13th (Sat) - November 4th (Sun)

  • Autumn Special Opening of Taiko-mon Gate to the public (in the Drum Gate tower)

    October 20th (Sat) - November 4th (Sun)

  • The 30th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Traditional Gunnery Performance"

    October 14th (Sun)

  • The 59th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Chrysanthemum Exhibition

    October 25th (Thu) - November 8th (Thu)

  • The 49th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Boys and Girls Kendo Naginata Championships"

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday)

  • The 48th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Gin'eikenshibu"

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday) *May be cancelled due to rain.

  • The 30th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Busha Kyudo Ceremony"

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday)

  • The 34th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Boys and Girls Mushagyoretsu

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday) *May be cancelled due to rain.

  • National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Kojo-Taiko Performance

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday) *May be cancelled due to rain.

  • The 62nd National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Autumn Tea Ceremony

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday)

  • Nijurokuyasaireitaisai

    November 3rd (Sat, National holiday)

  • National Treasure Matsumoto Castle and falconry

    November 18th (Sun)

Winter EventsFor more details

  • Winterizing

    December 1st (Sat)

  • Decoration of Kadomatsu

    December 12th (Tue)

  • Susuharai, Decorating Shimenawa

    December 28th (Fri)

  • The 28th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle New Spring Celebration

    January 3rd, 2019 (Thu)

  • The National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Ice Carving Festival

    The end of January 2019

  • The 65th Cultural Property Fire-safety day National Treasure Matsumoto Castle Multidiscipline Fire-fighting Training

    January 26th, 2019 (Sat)