July to August
Onishika Itsukushima Shrine Festival (Obira)
A sacred procession at sea, sacred dance, portable shrines, historic clothing etc.
Kagaminuma Shijimi Clam Festival (Teshio)
Music, clam digging, sales of local goods, games, canoe rides, pony rides etc.
Tomamae Shrine Festival (Tomamae)
Portable shrine processions for adults and children, sacred processions at sea and on land, and other attractions.
Haboro Shrine Festival (Haboro)
Lion dance and portable shrines combine in this unique event.
Obira Shrine Festival (Obira)
Portable shrines,Sarutahiko(Tengu), and children’s parades.
Shosanbetsu Inari Shrine Festival (Shosanbetsu)
Portable shrine processions for adults and children.
Kotanbetsu Shrine Festival (Tomamae)
Various kinds of portable shrines are featured
Mashike Itsukushima Shrine Festival (Mashike)
A sacred procession winds through the streets of Mashike. Vending stalls line the streets, free rice cakes and other attractions.
Embetsu Shrine Festival (Embetsu)
Portable shrines for children, children’s baton twirling performances and Japanese flutists wind through the streets. This festival is organized mainly for children.
Rumoi Shrine Festival (Rumoi)
Portable shrines and shrines for children are paraded through each part of town.
Teshio Itsukushima Shrine Festival (Teshio)
Impressive shrines are paraded through the streets, Teshio lion dancers and cute sacred processions for children are some of the events at this traditional festival.
The Sea of Japan CUP Beach Volleyball Tournament in Rumoi (Rumoi)
Athletes from all over Japan come to compete in regular, co-ed, men’s only and women’s only volleyball matches.
Fujimi Minakuru Beach Opening Memorial Beach Volleyball Tournament (Embetsu)
Spectators come from throughout Hokkaido to watch this tournament
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Haboro Firework Festival (Haboro)
Around 3000 fireworks light up the sky at this festival.
Teuri Sea Urchin Festival (Teuri Island)t
Sea urchin, shrimp, scallops, squid, octopus and other seafood are sold at this festival. Fireworks and BBQ are some of the other attractions.
Lake and Forest Festival at Lake Obirashibe (Obira)
Tours of the Obira Dam, bingo etc.
All Hokkaido Ororon Line Marathon (Haboro)
This is an officially timed race. Age groups are: elementary, jr. high, high school and general.
Hokkaido Windmill Festival (Tomamae)
There is an onstage event, sales of local specialties etc. The shrimp cage owner event is held at this time.
Mashike Tourist Port Festival (Mashike)
Fireworks, beer parties etc. You can enjoy the delicious gourmet items of Mashike at this event.
Umaiyo! Rumoi Ichi (Rumoi)
Various attractions which feature local seafood and processed specialties from the Rumoi Area
Camp Festa in Teshio (Teshio)
Camping, bug catching, dairy-related experiences etc.
Rumoi Donto Festival (Rumoi)
Beer parties, fireworks, a parade of large floats, etc.
Nokyo Evening Market (Tomamae)
Karaoke, free rice cakes, a lottery, etc.
Sunset Beach CUP Beach Volleyball Tournament (Haboro)
There is a doubles teams tournament for general players and 4 member team tournaments for men and women.
Shohisha Kangen Shoko Summer Festival (Embetsu)
There are various games for children and on-stage attractions.
Shosanbetsu Star Festival (Shosanbetsu)
Star watching, plastic bottle rocket classes etc. Admission fees are free at night.
Shosanbetsu Cape Festival (Shosaubetsu)
Octopus relay, singing, fireworks, lottery etc.
Yagishiri Sheep Festival (Yagishiri Island)
Yagishiri Suffolk mutton BBQ, seafood stew and sales of marine products
LoveRiver Rumoi River Festival (Rumoi)
Boad rides, displays about the river and ecology, children’s fishing derby
Rumoi Summer Festival “Yanshu Bon Odori” (Rumoi)
Costumed dance competition: kids, individual adults, and group adults. There is also a children’s fair.
Ororon Summer Festa (Rumoi)
Fireworks and music (Ororon Fireworks) stage event etc.
Teuri River Port Festival (Teshio)
A fireworks festival set with Mt. Rishiri in the background. Dancing, games etc.
Parade & Bonodori with Costumes (Embetsu)
Dance festival for groups of 3 and above, and individuals. Lamp-lit parade.
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Obira Industrial Festival (Obira)
BBQ with Obira beef, sales of local specialties, etc.