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TSUKUBA ANNUAL EVENTS

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Tourism Division

LocationCity Hall 3F
HoursMon-Fri 8:30-17:15
ClosedSat, Sun, Holidays, Dec.29-Jan.3
TEL029-883-1111 (ext. 1333)

April

Mt.Tsukuba Tsutsuji (Azalea) Festival

There are about 3,000 Tsutsuji (Azalea) trees in Mt.Tsukuba. Tsutsuji starts blooming from the hillside (300m above sea level) at the end of April, and will bloom at the top of Mt. Tsukuba (877m above sea level) in the middle of May.

筑波山つつじまつり

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Late April~Mid May Mt.Tsukuba Tsutsuji (Azalea) Festival Mt. Tsukuba 地図MAP

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May

Tsukuba Festival

A Spring Festival which features "Science", the outstanding characteristic of Tsukuba City. Various events centering on children and international exchange projects that represent the international city Tsukuba will take place.

つくばフェスティバル

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Mid May Tsukuba Festival Tsukuba Center Area 地図MAP

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June

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Mid June~Mid August Pick-Your-Own Blueberries at Takasaki Shizen no Mori Takasaki Shizen no Mori 地図MAP

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July

Tsukuba Chibikko Hakase

A stamp-rally with a special passport, visiting and experiencing exhibitions and events of each research institutions etc.

つくばちびっ子博士

DATE EVENT VENUE
Late July~End of August Tsukuba Chibikko Hakase Within Tsukuba City

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August

Matsuri Tsukuba

Many enjoyable events will be held including Mikoshi (portable shrine), Nebuta (huge lantern arts), food stalls, street performances, and other performances.

まつりつくば

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
4th weekend of August Matsuri Tsukuba Tsukuba Center Area 地図MAP

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September

Tsukuba City Disaster Drill

Many citizens and authorities concerned participate. Cooperative structure in case of disaster will be checked.
 

Tsukuba City Disaster Drill

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Late September Tsukuba City Disaster Drill To be announced  
September 〜 December Tsukuba International Music Festival Nova Hall 地図MAP

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October

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Late October Tsukuba Industrial and Agricultural Fair Tsukuba Capio
Oshimizu park
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Late October〜Early November Mt.Tsukuba Sanroku Autumn Festival Areas surrounding the base of Mt.Tsukuba  

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November

Tsukuba Monogatari

An event based on the theme of history and culture with mystical atmosphere at the "Hirasawa Kanga Ruins" which have been restored after 1,000 years.

Tsukuba Science Festival

Tsukuba science festival can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Why don't you experience the fun, amazement and discovery of science?

Tsukuba Marathon

Official course of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations centering around University of Tsukuba Athletic Field. More than 15,000 runners participate every year.

つくば物語など

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Early November Tsukuba Monogatari Hirasawa Kanga Iseki (Ruins) 地図MAP
Nov. 1st〜30th Mt.Tsukuba Momiji (Maple Leaf) Festival Mt. Tsukuba 地図MAP
1st weekend of November Tsukuba Culture Festival Tsukuba Capio, Nova Hall etc.  
Mid-November Tsukuba Science Festival Tsukuba Capio 地図MAP
Late November Tsukuba Marathon University of Tsukuba Athletic Field 地図MAP

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December

Minna-no-Hotto! Illumination in front of the stations

In front of three of the Tsukuba Express Line stations within Tsukuba City will be illuminated brightly.

Tsukuba World Futsal

Old and young, international and Japanese residents, everyone get together and play futsal. A chance to interact with various nationalities, enjoying international food.

みんなのほっと!駅前イルミネーション

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Early December~Early February Minna-no-Hotto!
Illumination in front of the stations
Midorino station
Bampaku-kinenkoen station
Kenkyu-gakuen station
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Early December Tsukuba World Futsal SEKISHO Challenge Stadium 地図MAP
Late December Tsukuba-de-Daiku ("Ninth Symphony" in Tsukuba) Nova Hall 地図MAP

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January

Coming of Age Day Ceremony in Tsukuba

Tsukuba City holds a gathering which celebrates the Coming of Age. People who turned (or will turn) 20 during the current school year attends the ceremony dressed up in colorful kimonos (dresses) and new formal suits.

つくば市成人の集い

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
January 1st New Year's Day Festival at Mt.Tsukuba Shrine Mt. Tsukuba Shrine 地図MAP
Coming of Age Day Coming of Age Day Ceremony in Tsukuba Tsukuba Capio 地図MAP
Late January Tsukuba Kenko Marathon (Tsukuba Health Marathon) University of Tsukuba Athletic Field 地図MAP

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February

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Early February~Late February Fukujuso (Amur adonis) Festival Mt. Tsukuba 地図MAP

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March

Mt. Tsukuba Ume (Plum) Festival

The festival takes place at the Plum garden on the hillside of Mt. Tsukuba. With an area of approx. 4.5 hectares (250m above sea level), about 1,000 red and white plum trees are planted in the garden.

筑波山梅まつり

DATE EVENT VENUE MAP
Mid February~Late March Mt. Tsukuba Ume (Plum) Festival Mt. Tsukuba Plum garden 地図MAP
Early March Challenge Art Festival Tsukuba Museum of Art
Tsukuba Capio
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