Itako Iris Festival

Southern Ibaraki

Festivals/Events

During this festival in June, over a million irises fill the canal city of Itako with a splash of color.
Various events are held on weekends during the festival, including Ayame Odori, a traditional dance taking place in the iris gardens. There's also the "yomeiri-bune," a traditional ceremony where a bride dressed in a traditional wedding kimono travels by boat to meet her new husband.

Information

Address
1-5 Ayame, Itako City
Access
By public transport: 3-minute walk from Itako Station on the JR Kashima Line
Contact
Itako City Industry & Tourism Division
TEL: 0299-63-1111

Map

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