Autumn’s Big Event, Izu-Oshima Autumn Fair!
Izu-Oshima Autumn Fair will be held from Oct. 1 to Dec. 8.
During the festival, various fun events will be offered, including a surf fishing competition, Mt. Mihara Hill Climbing (bicycle race), Izu-Oshima C-grade Gourmet Championship, and Izu-Oshima Marathon. On the first day (Oct.1), “Tametomo-no-shinji” will be exhibited, in which a person dressed up in armor as the legendary archer Minamoto no Tametomo (a warrior of the 12th century) draws a bow at Tametomo-no-yakata-ato (ruins of Tametomo’s residence).
Festival period: Oct. 1 (Mon) – Dec. 8 (Sat), 2018
Venue: entire Oshima Island
Contact: Oshima Tourism Association