The Tokoname Pottery Festival
Tokoname, one of Aichi’s two traditional ceramics and pottery towns comes alive in the summer with fantastic festivals and great attractions.
Tokoname has been one of Japan’s six famous pottery centers since ancient times. The second Saturday and Sunday of August has long been the date when pottery and ceramics aficionados from around Japan and around the world gather in Tokoname for the annual Tokoname-yaki Festival. Get great bargains on tea-pots, cups, plates tableware and all manner of ceramics at this lively festival.