Toyohashi City

Toyohashi Fire Festival: Things are about to go off!

Aug 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

While there are many, many fireworks festivals in Japan throughout the summer months, there are very few that match Toyohashi's Hono-no-Saiten for sheer spectacle. And danger. About Hono-no-Saiten The Hono-no-Saiten...[ Click to read more ]

Toyohashi Gion Festival

Jul 14, 2016 By Ray Proper

If you are looking to get a festival in, it is on and popping in Toyohashi City on July 16th! The Toyohashi Gion Matsuri features hand held fireworks on Friday, and aerial fireworks on...[ Click to read more ]

Toyohashi Demon Festival

Jan 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

There are many elements of Japanese folklore that instantly grab the attention, but at this time of year, thanks to the upcoming Setsubun celebrations it is probably the 'oni' -...[ Click to read more ]

Non Hoi Park – Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Garden

Aug 21, 2013 By Ray Proper

Non Hoi Park, or the Toyohashi Comprehensive Zoo and Botanical Garden is a garden, natural history museum, and amusement park a couple of hours from Nagoya in Toyohashi City.   It...[ Click to read more ]