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.


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 Aug. 25, 2023

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. 01, 2023

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 Feb. 24, 2023

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. 16, 2022

Recommended autumn events in Kyoto!

5 autumn events in Kyoto recommended by Sharing Kyoto’s writer Erika!
Erika Nov. 14, 2022

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 Nov. 11, 2022

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 Oct. 31, 2022

Mysterious night illumination events in Kyoto in autumn!

Here are some spots in Kyoto where you can see the night illumination events held at Kyoto in autumn.
Vanessa Sep. 09, 2022

Kyoto’s Jidai Matsuri – Festival of the Ages

The guide to one of Kyoto’s big three festivals, the Jidai Matsuri – Festival of the Ages.
Vanessa Jul. 19, 2022

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 Jun. 27, 2022

The beginning summer in Kyoto is fun too! Traditional festivals of Kyoto in May

The weather is getting warmer, and many traditional festivals and events await you in Kyoto!
Vanessa May. 16, 2022

Kyoto’s summer festivals! Top traditional festivals in July

Like raging fire, the traditional festivals take over Kyoto in the scorching heat of July
Vanessa Apr. 15, 2022

Top Kyoto events you just have to go in May and June

Coming to Kyoto in May or June? Then you have to check out these events that bring out the best of Kyoto!
Sampo Apr. 12, 2022

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 Mar. 16, 2022

Top 3 weirdest festivals in Kyoto

There are peculiar festivals called “weird festivals” in Kyoto that have their own special customs. These festivals are called the “three weird festivals of Kyoto” and they are something extremely Japanese you won’t forget.
Erika Mar. 09, 2022

Enjoy the winter 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.
Kenji Mar. 07, 2022

Kyoto’s Setsubun Festivals!

In this article, we look at the many Setsubun Festivals held throughout Kyoto in February!
Vanessa Mar. 07, 2022

Information on the Gozan-no-Okuribi Festival in Kyoto in 2021

Here's a list of Gozan-no-Okuribi events in Kyoto!
Vanessa Aug. 17, 2021

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 Jul. 27, 2021

Up for some ice-cold beverages? Summers in Kyoto may be hot, but these five early-summer events are extremely refreshing!

Kyoto’s summers are hot already in May, but these five events offer a chance for you to feel refreshed in this old capital city of Japan!
Vanessa Jul. 27, 2021

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 Apr. 27, 2020

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 Apr. 27, 2020

Kyoto Gojozaka Pottery Festival – Plenty of Pretty Plates

We checked out the Kyoto summer staple, Gojozaka Pottery Festival!
Yumemi Apr. 27, 2020

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

We checked out the yearly festival of Gozan no Okuribi
Vanessa Apr. 27, 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 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

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

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

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

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

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