• November 4, 2019

    Snow Monkey Beer Live

    Snow Monkey Beer Live combines two of life’s great pleasures, great beer and great music in a one-day festival that packs a big punch! The focus is small craft breweries with leading brewers from acr...
  • July 24, 2019

    Takayama Morning Markets

    The Takayama Morning Markets – ‘asa-ichi’ – take place at two locations in the town, every morning of the year. The smaller of the two is held in front of the Takayama Jinya and mostly sells local pro...
  • May 24, 2017

    Yudanaka Summer Festival

    The Yudanaka Summer Festival is held each year and is the annual event that locals of the snow monkey look forward to most! All festival activities and performances are organized and arranged by resid...
  • October 25, 2010

    The Beeso – Togakushi Drinking Festival

    This annual snow event “The Beeso (The べ〜そ)” is held on the 1st Saturday of March at the square in front of the Chusha (mid-shrine) in Togakushi, Nagano City. The word “Beeso” means “be lousy and part...
  • May 15, 2010

    Zenko-ji Temple Summer Ennichi

    Ennichi (縁日), meaning “festival day”, is a day believed to have a special relation with one of the many Japanese deities. Summer in Japan, from July to August, is the most enjoyable time of the year ...