Events in October
Fire Festival at Mitoku-san(Tottori)
The Shinto ritual of walking on smoldering charcoal is impressive.(Late October)
Matsue Do drum Festival(Shimane)
People walk around the city, playing a big drum called do.(The third Sunday)
Bizen Ware Festival(Okayama)
The town bustles with 140.000 pottery lovers who can enjoy various activities, such as hands-on experience of wheel turning.(The third Saturday and Sunday )
200,000 people visit the city of sake, Saijo, to fully enjoy sake.(The second weekend)
Kimono Week in Hagi(Yamaguchi)
Please come to Hagi castle town and explore the historical area in Kimono.(From 1st to mi-October)
Places to Go
Takehara Machinami, Shokeinomichi(Takehara Historic Zone Illumination)
The light-up event featuring local bamboo trees.
Matsue Do drum Procession
The festival originates from the founding of the government of Matsue fiefdom.
The big event held in Higashi Hiroshima is a good opportunity to try sake from all over Japan.