Events of Kamikochi throughout the year 2023

Date Event
April 27 Kamikochi opening festival at Kappa bridgeKamikochi opening ceremony
June 2 The 77th Weston Festival
October 8 Hotaka Shrine festival and memorial service for the dead at Myojin pond.

Hodaka Shrine festival
November 15 Autumn festival (Kamikochi closes).
Autumn leaves of Japanese larch
April 27 to Nov. 3 Kamikochi open season (Enjoy nature! Various activities become available during this time.)

Note: Avoid the most crowded seasons.
May 2 to 6 (Golden Week), July 23 to Aug 23 (Summer peak season).
The best time to enjoy Kamikochi is from May 15th to June 10th.