31 December 2015 - 3 January 2016

WHAT'S ON IN KANAZAWA

Kanazawa has a full calendar of events, festivals and attractions that make it ideal to visit all year round. 

3 March 2016

Play with and enjoy the interactive projection mapping installed by students of Ishikawa National College of Technology.

Let’s play! Night Museum at the 21st Century Museum 

To be confirmed for 2016

To be confirmed for 2016

From 3rd to 5th May 2016

To be confirmed for 2016

Venue: 21st Century Museum

Dates: 2 & 3 October 2015, 19:00 to 21:00

Free admission

Extended evening opening hours at 5 museums in Higashi-chaya district

The following five facilities in Higashiyama-chaya district will all extend their evening opening hours as follows.

In order to offer Kanazawa’s cultural tourism in the evening during the summer and early autumn, museums and art galleries will extend their opening hours and various events will take place.  

KANAZAWA NIGHT MUSEUM 2015

What's on Highlights

Date: Saturday July 18 to Sunday October 18, 2015

Venue: Across Kanazawa City 

Venue:

  • Yasue Kinpaku Kogei-kan (Yasue Gold leaf Crafts Center)

  • Tokuda Shusei Kinen-kan (Tokuda Shusei Commemorate Center)

  • Izumi Kyoka Kinen-kan (Izumi Kyoka Commemorate Center)

  • Kanazawa Chikuonki-kan (Kanazawa Gramophone Center)

  • Kanazawa Bungei-kan (Kanazawa Literature Cente

Dates: Open until 21:00 (last entry 20:30) on 28 & 29 August 2015.

Admission fees: Adult, 300 yen; over 65s, 200 yen; under-18s, free admission. Admission fee for Kanazawa Literature Center only: 100 yen per adult, free admission for anyone under 18.    

Tearooms in Tents 2015 

In the green garden of Nakamura Commemorate Art Gallery, tents with tearooms inside will be set up.

Date/Time: Friday 25th September, 18:00 to 20:00 (15 minutes per ceremony) *subject to cancellation in the event of rain

Capacity: Up to 3 people per ceremony

Admission fee: 300 yen (Free only to look around the tearoom tents)

Night time special Opening ‘Calmness and Light’

Suzuki Daisetsu Museum will commemorate its 4th anniversary since inauguration and open with free admission at night. Please enjoy its illuminations arranged by Yoshio Taniguchi, an internationally renowned architect.

Date/Time: Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th October, 18:00 to 21:00

Venue: Suzuki Daisetsu Museum

Admission free 

ANNUAL EVENTS IN KANAZAWA

What's on 

To be confirmed for 2016

March
June
January
June

8th and 9th August 2015

August
January
March
May