Notice: The dates and details for this event are not yet confirmed. We will continue to give updates once all details are confirmed.

Setsubun marks the beginning of spring according to the old lunar calendar in Japan. The event will be held this coming Feb 2 – 3. This marks a new beginning, the time to let go off old bad things and invite in good new things.

On the first day, there will be dance performances and bean-throwing ceremony from 1pm until 4pm and on the second day there will be Lion Dance performances between 11am and 4pm.

Official Website: http://www.yasaka-jinja.or.jp/event/setsubun.html

Event Information


Event DateFebruary 2 – 3, 2021
Event Schedule11:00am – 4:00pm
VenueYasaka Shrine
Access0.6 km from Gion-Shijō Station
– Keihan Main Line (KH39)0.7 km from Higashiyama Station
– Tōzai Line (T10)

0.8 km from Sanjō Keihan Station
– Tōzai Line (T11)

AdmissionFree

*All event details are subject to change. We will keep you posted for any necessary changes.