February Events Calendar

Circle Time!
  • Details: Join us for picturebook reading, songs and Valentines-themed activity with local kids!
  • When: February 19, 12:30 to 14:30 (this includes set-up, 1 hour of Circle Time and clean-up)
  • Where: Saga International Plaza Open Space, 1st Floor of Saga Shoko Building
  • Website:  Join the Circle Time Volunteer Group to hear more details! 🙂
SAGA Night of Light Projection Mapping
  • When: Until March 31, 18:30 to 22:00 (to 21:00 on Sundays and holidays)
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Office, Observation Hall
  • Cost: Free, includes coupons for local restaurants
New Items Exhibit
  • When: December 23 to February 3, 9:30 to 18:00, closed Mondays
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Museum, Room 3
Ikeda Manadu The Pen Exhibit
  • When: January 20 to March 20, 9:30 to 18:00, closed Monday except March 20
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Art Museum
  • Cost: 1200 yen
Amabuki Brewery Kurabiraki
  • When: January 28 and 29, February 4 and 5, 10:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Amabuki Brewery
  • Cost: Free entrance, drinks and purchases are an additional charge
Attaka Matsuri
  • When: January 28 to February 12, 17:00 to 22:00
  • Where: Ureshino City area, particularly Ureshino City Gym
JA Saga Agricultural Festival
  • When: February 1 to 5, 9:00 to 16:00 (to 15:00 on the 5th)
  • Where: Saga Airport
Setsubun Bean Throwing Ceremony
  • When: February 3, 11:00, 14:00 and 16:00
  • Where: Saga Shrine
Various Events at Saga Castle
  • Details: Lectures, a mini steam engine ride, a badge-making workshop, an old fashioned-style photography session and more are planned on various days throughout the month. See the link for more info
  • When: Weekends in February
  • Where: Saga Castle History Museum
  • Website: Link
Momi Fes Massage Festival
  • When: February 5, 11:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Ryokan Oomuraya, Ureshino City
  • Cost: 1500 yen entrance, includes two 500 yen massage tickets and 500 yen entrance to the onsen.
Porcelain Hina Matsuri 2017
  • When: February 11 to March 5, 9:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Imari City Okawachiyama Area
TAKEO Lantern Festival
  • When: February 11, 15:00 to 21:00, February 12, 12:00 to 21:00 (Light-up is planned both days at 17:30)
  • Where: Takefuruba Kirun no Mori Park
Shio Marche Handmade Valentine Presents Vendors
  • When: February 11 and 12, 10:00 to 16:00
  • Where: Ureshino City Cultural Hall Ribati
Festival at Yutoku Inari Shrine
  • Details: You can see a performance of Saga’s important Menfuryuu mask dance.
  • When: February 12, 10:00
  • Where: Yutoku Inari Shrine, Kashima City
Zenzai Festival
  • Details: Donate 50 yen or more and you will be served zenzai to pray for good luck in the coming year. Event ends when supplies run out.
  • When: February 12, 11:00 to 15:00
  • Where: Saga Shrine
Keep Pine Project — Clean Niji-no-matsubara
  • When: February 26, 9:00 to 10:30, cancelled in event of rain
  • Where: Nagasaki Shinrinyoku no Mori Park Parking Lot

Featured Image: From the Ureshino Attaka Matsuri, taken by Mayor Taniguchi

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