Articles about events in Kyoto

A lot happens in Kyoto during the year! From the traditional to the new and hip, we have you covered.


List of Canceled Kyoto Events due to the Coronavirus for March & April

In this article, we look at which March and April events were canceled in Kyoto due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Vanessa Apr. 01, 2020

Let's visit Kyoto in spring! 5 activities in Kyoto during spring

The weather has warmed up again with the arrival of spring and everyone is in a joyful mood! Let's visit Kyoto and take part in its outdoor spring activities!
Vanessa Mar. 16, 2020

Mystical illumination events of Kyoto

Kyoto looks normally looks pretty, but when it’s illuminated at night the temples and shrines of Kyoto take on a completely new, mysterious look.
Sampo Mar. 16, 2020

The 3 absolute must-go night cherry blossom illumination events in Kyoto!

Erika tells you about the three night cherry blossom events in Kyoto she likes the best!
Erika Mar. 13, 2020

The most interesting temple flea markets of Kyoto

There are flea markets at Kyoto’s temples and parks every day. From antiques to handicrafts, I’m going to introduce 5 markets where you can try to find treasures.
Erika Jan. 31, 2020

Kyoto’s Setsubun Festivals!

In this article, we look at the many Setsubun Festivals held throughout Kyoto in February!
Vanessa Jan. 27, 2020

Guide to the Romantic Kyoto Station Christmas Lights

In this article, we take an in-depth look into Kyoto Station’s romantic Christmas lights.
Vanessa Dec. 17, 2019

Top 5 most romantic winter illumination events in Kyoto!

Every year, come winter, there are many illumination events in Kyoto that color the city with vivid colors!
Vanessa Nov. 25, 2019

Kyoto Bread Festival 2019 at Kamigamo Shrine

We went and had a look-see at the bread bonanza that was the Kyoto Bread Festival!
Vanessa Nov. 25, 2019

Three biggest festivals of Kyoto

In the historic city of Kyoto there are three famous festivals that have been celebrated for hundreds, even thousands of years. Sometimes called “Three big Kyoto festivals”, these festivals are Aoi Festival, Gion Festival, and Jidai Festival, and they are famous world-wide.
Erika Nov. 22, 2019

Top 5 most popular events in Kyoto by Sharing Kyoto readers

The five events you definitely have to join in Kyoto, all chosen by Sharing Kyoto’s users! These were the most popular events on Sharing Kyoto.
Erika Nov. 22, 2019

Sharing Kyoto's recommended events in Arashiyama Area

Going to Arashiyama? Remember to check Sharing Kyoto before your trip as we have a list of the best events for the area of Arashiyama!
Sampo Nov. 22, 2019

Sharing Worlds with 20 Slides × 20 Seconds – Pechakucha Night Kyoto

Pechakucha Night Kyoto is a Kyoto based event bringing together a mass of speakers; each with unique ideas, visions, and stories! Meet new people and discover unknown worlds at Pechakucha Night Kyoto!
Sakurako Nov. 22, 2019

Top 4 mysterious night illumination events in Kyoto in autumn!

Four different, but all mysterious, night illumination events held at Kyoto’s temples.
Erika Nov. 21, 2019

Enjoy the winter of 2020 in Kyoto! Top 7 events for January and February

In this article, you can learn about the most recommended traditional events taking place in Kyoto in January and February 2020.
Kenji Nov. 21, 2019

Kyoto Gyoza Festival 2019

We went and saw what all the buzz was about at Kyoto’s 2019 Gyoza Festival.
Vanessa Nov. 21, 2019

How to Catch a Football Match in Kyoto with Kyoto Sanga F.C.!

The definitive guide to catching a football match in Kyoto and seeing the boys in purple, Kyoto Sanga F.C.
Shin Nov. 01, 2019

Kyoto’s Jidai Matsuri – Festival of the Ages [2019 Guide]

The 2019 guide to one of Kyoto’s big three festivals, the Jidai Matsuri – Festival of the Ages.
Vanessa Oct. 21, 2019

Japan Umeshu Festa in Kyoto 2019 – Plum Wine Tasting at Kyoto’s Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Checking out the plum wine festival “Japan Umeshu Festa in Kyoto 2019”
Vanessa Oct. 17, 2019

We visited the Shōgo-in Monzeki Temple

While visiting the Shōgo-in Monzeki Temple for a separate piece, we were given a tour and learned a lot about the temple. Below we compiled some of the things we learnt.
Yumemi Sep. 18, 2019

Guide to Tackling the Arashiyama Kangetsu no Yube: Full Moon Viewing

In this article, we introduce you to how to get to and how to buy tickets to the full moon viewing, Kangetsu no Yube.
Vanessa Sep. 09, 2019

Shijo Kawaramachi – a haunted house that appeared overnight!

Quaking in our boots, we went and checked out the bloodcurdling haunted house that suddenly appeared in downtown Kyoto, Shijo Kawaramachi!
Shin Sep. 04, 2019

We Checked out the “Where the World Meets Japanese Art and Culture” Exhibition!

We went and got a good look for ourselves at the “CONTACT Where the World Meet Japanese Art and Culture” exhibition held in commemoration of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Kyoto 2019 General Conference at the world heritage site of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple.
Yumemi Sep. 03, 2019

Lighting up Kyoto’s Summer Night Sky – Gozan no Okuribi!

We checked out the yearly festival of Gozan no Okuribi
Vanessa Sep. 02, 2019

(Event Period: 8/17 – 9/2) We Checked out teamLab’s Shimogamo Shrine Exhibition

Take a peek into teamLab’s “Digitized Forest at the World Heritage Site of Shimogamo” – an art exhibition you can see, feel, hear and walk through.
Miyabi Aug. 21, 2019

Kyoto Gojozaka Pottery Festival – Plenty of Pretty Plates

We checked out the Kyoto summer staple, Gojozaka Pottery Festival!
Yumemi Aug. 08, 2019

The 4 Best Restaurants around the Kyo-no-Tanabata Festival!

This romantic yearly event is Kyoto’s “Kyo-no-Tanabata” festival. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the best restaurants for after you’ve enjoyed the festivities.
Vanessa Aug. 05, 2019

Ways to Enjoy the Mitarashi Festival

Pray for good health and soak your feet in Shimogamo Shrine’s Mitarashi Pond. Ways to enjoy the Mitarashi Festival and nearby restaurants.
Vanessa Jun. 13, 2019

Ume Plum Blossom Garden at the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine!

We took a trip to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine famous for its ume plums blossoms!
Yumemi Mar. 05, 2019

5 events in Kyoto where you get to see geisha

There are many events in Kyoto where you can see beautiful maiko and geisha. I have five events, from ones where you can see maiko dance to ones where you can drink beer with them!
Erika Dec. 21, 2018

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