Kimono try-on

Let’s walk in Yukata in Ichinomiya, surf town

What do you say to enjoying strolling special events around Tamasaki shrine’s, full of historical atmospheres in Ichinomiya, Chiba during summer in 2019, and 2020 when the Tokyo Olympics is held?

Our volunteers help you wear yukata, who are willing to help enhance the atmosphere of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. All the Yukata are contributed for these events.
This program are scheduled to be held between the end of July 2020 and the first week of August (just when the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is open).

Yukata Experience costs : JPY 500 (as a laundry charge). Intended persons : Anybody can join in this event regardless of nationality, sex, age as long as the yukata are available.
Application: apply through e-mail 2 days before each event, mentioning your name, mail address, and height. 

For your information:
・Hair ornaments, sandals, purses, and so on can be lent for free. Large baggage and clothes can be deposited to us.
・ You can participate in town walk tour organized by VISIT ICHINOMITA (Tour rate: JPY1,000. Please call at +81-50-5216-2193 for details)
・Note that the time schedule may be subject to change. Please contact our web for further details.

Friday, 16th August, 2019
Ichinomiya-River Lantern Festival


Reception and Yukata Dressing: 04:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Yukata walking hours: 05:00p.m. to 07:00 p.m.
※Lantern activities will start at 07:00 p.m. (Free of charge)
※Paid Town guide tour (JPY 1,000): 06:15 p.m. to 07:15 p.m.
※The festival is called off at the time of the rainy weather.

Friday, 13rd September, 2019
Tamasaki-Shrine ‘s Great Festival)


Reception and Yukata Dressing: 11:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. (Paid lunch is available at your request)
Yukata walking hours: 01:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.
01:30 p.m.: Watch portable shrines and sacred horses running on the street near the place of the reception.
02:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.: Make our way to Turigasaki beach by shuttle bus, which is the venue of the festival.  ※Turigasaki beach is the venue of the surfing competition 2020.
※Paid town guide tour (JPY 1,000): 02:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.
※Optional Extra at night(jpy 500): 08:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m.: The portable shrine returns to the shrine. Soon, fireworks display splendidly starts.

Sunday, October 13rd, 2019
Twenty-fourth Sasuga Market

Due to a typhoon No.19,  the sasuga market was canceled.

It is a local market held on the street in front of the gate of Tamasaki shrine where you can enjoy shopping local gourmet, general goods, and watching Japanese traditional performing arts.
Reception and Yukata dressing: 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Yukata walking hours: 10:00 a.m. to 03:00 p.m. (It takes only few minutes from the dressing venue to the Sasuga Market on foot.)
Paid Town guide tour (JPY 1,000): Please call at +81-50-5216-2193

〈Application / inquiry 〉

Let’s entertain guests with hospitality in Ichinomiya, surf town through “kimono Experience”! -Volunteers can bridge between Chiba and the world- *This program is organized by Chiba Prefecture to promote the citizens’ volunteer participation.

Organizer: Chiba Prefecture
Project management: Sasuga-Ichinomiya, NPO
Operational assistance: Fuji Kobo Institute of kimono  dressmaking, Chiba
Supporters: Ichinomiya Town,  Ichinomiya Tourist association,
                       Ichinomiya Commercial and Industrial Association