EVENT CALENDAR

As of Dec. 2016
(The date is subject to change. Check in advance.)

YEAR MONTH DATES EVENT PLACE
2016 November 3 Shodoshima Somen Noodles Symposium Tonosho cho Chuo Community Center
26 The 33th 24 Eyes (24 no Hitomi) and Misaki no Bunkyojyo of Art Show Misaki no Bunkyojyo
27 The 37th Setonaikai Turtle Marathon Tonosho cho Town Office through Tonoshocho Kobe
December 4 The 57th Shodoshima Ekiden Championships The entire island
21 Shimotsuki Daishi Festival Tonosho cho Saikoji Temple
2017 January  1~3 Hometown New Years Day 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
15 Tondo Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
21 Opening of Sacred Temples Tonosho Port through The Main Institution of The Temples (Sohonin) 
February   5~Mar.3. Doll Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Mid-Feb. Olive Meister Exams Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
18-Apr.3 Tsuboi Sakae Dolls Exhibition at Tsuboi Sakae Memorial Museum   24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
March    Early Mar. Memorial Service for Selfless Man Heizaemon Hirai The Hirai Family Cemetery in Ikeda, Shodoshima-cho
4-5. The 25th Olive Cup Gateball National Competition Road and Seaside Station Shodoshima Furusatomura (Michi no Eki, Umi no Eki)
Mid-Mar. Olive Week Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
Late Mar till early Apr. Evening Light-up at Cherry Blossom Festival Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
April       Apr.1 till May.5. Boy's Day (Tango no Sekku) 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
2 Okagesama Hiking All around Tonosho-cho Maejima
7 Anniversary of Housai Ozaki's passing-away Tonosho-cho Saikoji Temple
Early Apr Tea Entertainment of Cherry Blossom Forest (Sakura no Mori Yucha Osettai) Chosikei through Kaerugaike
21(on the same day each year) Spring Daishi Festival Tonosho-cho Saikoji Temple
27 Spring Daishi Festival Tonosho-cho Teshima
Late Hishio no Sato (Home of Soy Sauce) Festival  Shodoshima-cho, Hishio no Sato (Home of Soy Sauce)
May    3 (on the same day each year) Hitoyama Farm Village Kabuki Dedication Day (Noson Kabuki Hono) Tonosho-cho Hitoyama Rikyu Hachimangu Shrine
Mid-May till early Jun. Olive & Herb Fair Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
28 The 40th Shodoshima Olive National Marathon Race Shodoshima-cho Sakate
Late May till mid-Jun. Fireflies Festival in Nakayama Shodoshima-cho Nakayama Tonogawa
June  Early Jun. till mid-Jul. Geshi Kannon in Dounzan No.1 Pilgrim Stamp Office of Shodoshim Reijyo/ Dounzan Temple
Early Jun. Firefly Festival in Yoshida Shodoshima-cho Yoshida
July      2 Mushiokuri Festival Tonosho-cho Hitoyama Tamonji Temple
Early Jul. Mushiokuri Festival Shodoshima-cho Nakayama Senmaida (Terraced Rice Field)
Early Jul. Beach Opening Day All regions on the island
8 till Aug. 31 Cooling Exhibition of Wind-bells and Literature at Tsuboi Sakae Memorial Museum   24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
Early Jul. till Aug. 31 Summer School Holiday Event Road Station Shodoshima Island Olive Park (Michi no Eki Shodoshima Olive Koen)
29 The 25th Literature Class at Misaki no Bunkyojyo (wind-bell making) Misaki no Bunkyojyo
August Aug. 1 - 10 Nostalgic Toy's Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
1till Nov. 30 The 15th Open Application for Essays at 24 Eyes Literature Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
5 till 7 Tanabata Festival 24 Eyes Movie Village (24 no Hitomi Eigamura)
7 The 37th Shodoshima Festival Tonosho-cho
13 Toshima Summer Festival Ieura Port
14 (on the same day each year)  Kawa-meshi [Intangible folk cultural property designated by Shodoshim cho]  Shodoshima-cho Kusakabe Betto River
14 (on the same day each year)  Yasuda Odori Dance Festival [Intangible folk cultural property designated by prefecture] Shodoshima-cho Yasuda Yasuda Elementary School
15 (on the same day each year) The 37 Shodoshima Festival Shodoshima-cho