|April 27||The 51st Kamikochi opening ceremony (lodges open on this day).|
|June 1 & 2||The 73rd Weston Festival (includes music and speeches)
Walter Weston was a missionary who helped popularize recreational mountaineering in Japan at the turn of the 20th Century.
|October 8||Hotaka Shrine festival and memorial service for the dead at Myojin pond.
At Myojin pond.
|November 15||Autumn festival (Kamikochi closes).
|April 27 to Nov. 4||Kamikochi open season (Enjoy nature! Various activities become available during this time.)|
Note: Avoid the most crowded seasons.
May 3 to 6 (Golden Week), July 14 to 16, and July 28 to Aug 26 (Summer peak season).
The best time to enjoy Kamikochi is from May 15th to June 10th.