Kyoto Tourist Information: August Events in Kyoto Prefecture

Kyoto Tourist Information vol. 5: published by Kyoto Tourism Federation in July 2010:

Tokyo Sunset Jazz

Sunset Jazz Live

Sunset Jazz Live

August 7 (Sat), 21 (Sat) & 28 (Sat)

Location: Keihanna Commemorative Park

6-1 Seikadai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun

Inquiries: Tel. 0774-93-1200

Admission fee to Suikei-en: Adult \200 yen

Elementary and junior high school students \100 yen

People over 60 years old are free of charge.


Kintetsu Kyoto Line to Shin-hosono Station or JR Gakkentoshi Line to Hosono Station and 8 minute ride on Nara Kotsu Bus – Route Nos. 36, 47 or 48

Kintetsu Keihanna Line to Gakken Nara Tomigaoka station and 14 minute ride on Nara Kotsu bus.

Get off at Watashi-no-shigoto-kan Station for Suikei-en.

Get off at Keihanna Kinen Koen Station for Shibafu-hiroba

50-minute drive from Kyoto by taking Route 24 and Keinawa Expressway, getting off at Seika-gakken I.C. and going on the Seikadai-dori street.

Kyoto Maizuru Jazz

Maizuru Jazz Red Brick Warehouse Jazz Festival

Maizuru Red Brick Warehouse Jazz Festival 2010

August 7 (Sat) & 8 (Sun)

Location: Red Brick Warehouse District/ Kitasui, Aza, Maizuru City

Inquiries: Maizuru Red Brick Jazz Festival Execution Committee Secretariat   Tel: 0772-22-4147

The summer night jazz festival will be held on a special stage in the Maizuru red brick warehouse district. Top professional artists from Japan and abroad will perform a live concert.

Access: 15 minute walk from Higashi Maizuru Station of JR, or Kyoto Kotsu Bus to Shiyakusho-mae stop from the Station.

Kyoto Uji Firework

Uji River Firework Festival

Uji River Firework Festival

August 10 (Tues)

Location:Uji Koen Park in the Nakanoshima area of Uji River, Uji City

Inquiries:Uji City Tourism Association  Tel: 0774-23-3334

A vast display of sound and light by around 7,000 fireworks unfolds in the night skies over the Uji Bridge.

Access:15-minute walk from Uji Station of JR Nara Line, or 8-minute walk from Uji Station of Keihan Uji Line.

Kyoto Yakuno Fest

Yakuno Kogen Festival

Yakuno Kogen Festival

August 29 (Sun) (scheduled)

Location: Yakuno Kogen/ Hirano, Yakuno-cho, Fukuchiyama City

Inquiries: Yakuno Kogen Festival Execution Committee  Tel: 090-6820-5774

The festival is a major event held at the Yakuno Kogen Plateau. There will be many wonderful events including a flea market and concession stands.

Access: 15-minute walk from Kami-yakuno Station of JR San’in Main Line

KYOTO Prefectural Government Tourism Division:

Kyoto Official Travel Guide

Kyoto City Tourist Association