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Toyohashi-City, Toyokawa-City, Gamagori-City, Shinshiro-City, Tahara-City, Shitara-Town, Toei-Town, Toyone-Village Umi Festa Higashi Mikawa (Sea Festival East Mikawa)

Date : 07/16/2016 - 07/31/2016


  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa
  • Sea Festival East Mikawa

The largest Sea-themed festival of Japan!

Reaching its 13th Edition this year, Sea Festival East Mikawa (海フェスタ東三河 Umi Festa Higashi Mikawa), the largest sea-themed festival in Japan, will take place in Aichi Prefecture in the Eastern Mikawa region. Unique and rarely seen maritime ships will be open for visitation in the ports and marinas of each of the participating cities, with plenty of activities for adults and children alike, sale of local food and beverages, cultural events and music stages.

*: The event takes place in several venues located in multiple cities. See below for the major events or the official event web site (Japanese) for detailed schedules.

Sea Festival East Mikawa (海フェスタ東三河 Umi Festa Higashi Mikawa) Major Events

Kaio-maru Sailing Ship

Events

◘Sea Exhibition
Period: July 16 (Sat) - July 31 (Sun)
Hours: 10:00 to 17:00
Place: Life Port Toyohashi / Port Information Center

◘Events
•[Opening Ceremony]
Date and time: July 16 (Sat) 11:40 PM
Place: Life Port Toyohashi special stage

•[Seminars] Place: Life Port Toyohashi
:: Sakana-kun Aquarium Talk Show (Applications closed)
Date and time: July 21st (Thu) 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Place: Life Port Toyohashi Concert Hall
Admission: Free (on pre-registration) (1,000 seats)
Inquiries: 0532-51-2231 (Toyohashi City Hall Property Tax Division) *: 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM

:: Mikawa Port Automobiles Symposium
Date and time: July 24th (Sun) 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Place: Life Port Toyohashi Center Hall
Admission: Free (on pre-registration) (300 seats)
Application: >>Click here
Inquiries: 0532-34-0130 (Mikawa Port Promotion Association)

:: Cruise Ship Seminar “About the Charms of a Cruise Journey”
Date and time: July 26th (Tue) 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Place: Toyohashi Chamber of Commerce and Industry 9F Large Hall
Admission: Free (200 seats) First come, first served
Registration: Until July 22nd, providing names of all participants, name of the representative and contact information (address, phone number)
Inquiries: FAX: 0532-56-0981 (Higashi Mikawa Social Council)

:: Disaster Prevention Seminar
Date and time: July 24th (Sun) 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Place: Life Port Toyohashi Concert Hall
Admission: Free (1,000 seats)
Application: On the day at the Reception
Inquiries: 0532-51-3116 (Higashi Mikawa Regional Disaster Prevention Council)

Sea Festival East Mikawa

:: Weather Seminar
Date and time: July 21st (Thu) (call to confirm time)
Place: Life Port Toyohashi / Youth Workers Home First Meeting Room
Admission: Free (45 seats)
Application: On the day at the Reception
Contact: 052-751-5124 (Nagoya Local Meteorological Observatory)

:: Customs Seminar “The Efforts on Customs”
Date and time: July 19th (Tue) 13:30 to 14:00
Place: Life Port Toyohashi / Youth Workers Home First Meeting Room
Admission: Free (45 seats)
Application: On the day at the Reception
Contact: 0532-32-6749 (Nagoya Customs Substation)

:: Rope Work Classroom, Seashell Art Classroom
Date and time: July 18 (Mon), 24 (Sun) 10:00 to 16:00 (1 day 6 times)
Place: Life Port Toyohashi working youth home first meeting room
Fee: 300 yen (Rope Work Classroom) 100 yen (Seashell Art Classroom)
Registration: On the day previous to the desired, at the Reception (each class 50 seats)
Contact: 080-3284-7455 (Toyohashi Sea Scouts General Secretariat)

:: “Tourism and the Sea” Town Meeting in Toyohashi - Building a Touristic Country *: Under planning
Date and time: July 22nd (Friday) 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Place: Hotel Associa Toyohashi
Admission: Free (on pre-registration)
Registration: Until July 21st: ① >>Japan Tourism Promotion Association HP ②E-mail ③FAX
Contact: 03-6435-8334

•[Opening of Large Ships for General Public Visitation]
Place: Jinnofuto Pier No. 3 Berth
__Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces - Destroyer “Kongo”
__Japan Meteorological Agency - Ocean Weather Ship “Keifumaru”
__ Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology - Deep-Sea Research Vessel “Kairei”
__Miya Suisan Fisheries High School - Fishery Training Ship “Aichi-maru”
__Japan Coast Guard - Large Patrol Ship
__Chubu Regional Development Bureau - Dredging and Oil Recovery Vessel “Seiryu-maru”
__Practice Sailing Ship “Kaio-maru”
__Chubu Regional Development Bureau - Marine Environment Maintenance Vessel “Hakuryu”
__Sailing Ship “Mirai-he”
*: Schedule for each ship available at the Official Web Site.
*: All tours inside the ships are free of charge.

Gourmet

◘Gourmet Event
•[Higashi Mikawa Produce Expo]
Date and time: All Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays during the event, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(*: Only July 16th (Sat), starting at 11:40 AM)
Place: Life Port Toyohashi Special Outdoor Venue

•[Fish market customers Thanksgiving]
Date and time: July 9th (Sat) 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM; July 23rd (Sat) 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Place: Toyohashi Fish Market (Toyohashi-City)

•[Sea Festival Machinaka Welcome Event]
Date and time: July 17th (Sun) and 18th (Mon-holiday) 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Place: Toyohashi Station South Exit Station Square (Toyotetsu Atsumi Line, Shin-Toyohashi Station)

•[Shinshiro Light Truck Market Non-Hoi Rurotto in Sea Festival East Mikawa]
Date and time: July 23rd (Sat) 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(*: Only July 24th (Sun) 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Place: July 23rd (Sat) - Life port Toyohashi; 24th (Sun) - Shinshiro Chuo-dori Central Street Shopping Street

•[Oku-Mikawa Food Festa Shitara]
>>Oku-Mikawa Food Festa Shitara(奥三河食彩フェスタしたら)

Paper Aquarium Activity

◘Toyohashi area
•[Paper Aquarium]
Date and time: July 16 (Sat) to 24 (Sun)
Place: Life Port Toyohashi

•[Mikawa Bay Thanksgiving Festival]
Date and time: July 23 (Sat) 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Place: Life Port Toyohashi

•[Grilled Fish Paste Tube “Chikuwa” Baking Experience] (applications closed)
Date and time: July 17th (Sun), 18th (Mon), 24th (Sun)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Place: Life Port Toyohashi Special Outdoor Venue

•[Fish Cooking Class of Mr. Uekatsu]
Date and time: July 23rd (Sat)
9: 00 ~ 10: 00,10: 30 ~ 11: 30, ※ 13: 30 ~ 15: 00
Place: Toyohashi Fish Market

•[Exhibition “Mini Aquarium”]
Date and time: July 23rd (Sat) to August 7th (Sun)
Place: Toyohashi Museum of Natural History

•[Parent-Child Canoe Experience] (applications closed)
Date and time: July 28th (Thu) and 29th (Fri)
10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Mirai-he Sailing Ship

◘Experience Boarding
*: For participation fees and how to apply, please check each web site.

•[Sightseeing Cruiser “Tatsumi-maru” Harbor Cruise]
Date and time: July 16th (Sat) 12:40 PM, 2:00 PM
July 17th (Sun) 10:00 AM, 11:20 AM, 1:10 PM, 2:30 PM
Place: Jinnofuto Pier No. 3 Berth

•[Ise Bay Ferry Sunset Cruise] (applications closed)
Date and time: July 18 (Mon), 17:00 to 19:00
Place: Jinnofuto Pier No. 3 Berth

•[Sailing Ship “Mirai-he” Experience Sailing & Sailing Parade] (applications closed)
Date and time: Experience Sailing - July 30th (Sat), 3 rides
Place: Jinnofuto Pier No. 3 Berth

Stage Events

◘Watch & Listen Events
•[Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces - Yokosuka Music Band Concert] (applications closed)
Date and time: July 17th (Sun) 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (estimated)
Location: Life Port Toyohashi Concert Hall

•[Mikawa Port Minato Theater: “Movie Reunion of the Sea” by Toyohashi Machinaka Slowtown Film Festival]
Date and time: July 18th (Mon) 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Life Port Toyohashi Center Hall
>>Application Form

•[Mikawa Port Motor Show 2016]
Date and time: July 24 (Sunday)
Location: Jinnofuto Pier

•[Sea Festival Exchange Stage Show]
Date and time: All Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays between July 16th (Sat) and 24th (Sat)
*: Only July 16th (Sat), starting at 11:40 AM

◘Tahara Area
•[Creatures classroom of the sea by the robot]
Date and time: July 18th (Mon) 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Place: Santepark Tahara

•[Ise Bay Vessel Traffic Center Tour]
Date and time: July 24th (Sun) 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Place: Ise Bay Vessel Traffic Center

•[Swim With the Fishes! Parent-Child Activity]
Date and time: July 24th (Sun) 1:00 PM
Place: Coconut Beach Irago

•[Coconut Summer Race! Beach Cup]
Date and time: July 30th (Sat) in Irago, July 31st (Sun) in Nisaki, August 6th (Sat) in Shiroya (all days from 10:00 AM)
Place: Coconut Beach Irago, Nisaki Beach, Shiroya Beach


◘Toyokawa & Gamagori Area
•[Toyokawa Exchange Ocean Cruising]
Date and time: July 3 (Sat) 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Place: Mitsu Marina (Toyokawa City)

•[Mikawa Bay Boat Festa 2016]
Date and time: July 16 (Sat) to 18th (Mon) 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Place: Laguna Marina (Gamagori)

•[Marine Memorial Day 2016 Yacht Experience Boarding Meeting]
Date and time: July 18 (Mon) 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Place: Kaiyo Yacht Harbor (Gamagori)

•[Project Connect by the Sea - Sea, Minato, Gamagori - 2016]
Date and time: July 30th (Sat), 31st (Sun), both days from 10:00 AM
Place: Boat Race Circuit Gamagori


◘Shinshiro-Kitashitara County Area
•[Let's Play at the Pure Stream! River Play]
Date and time: July 16th (Sat) from 9:00 AM, 17th (Sun) from 2:30 PM
Place: Toei Green House / Furikusa River

•[Chausuyama in Summer - Let's Play! Chausuyama! 2016]
Date and time: July 16th (Sat) to August 31st (Wed), from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Place: Chausuyama Kogen Plateau (Toyone Village)


◘Factory Tours
•[Kao Corporation - Toyohashi Plant Tours] (applications closed)
Date and time: July 18th (Mon-holiday) 8:30 AM, 10:40 AM, 1:15 PM, 3:10 PM
Place: Port Information Center (Toyohashi City)

•[Shinkurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding Shipyard Tours]
Date and time: July 18th (Mon-holiday), 30th (Sat) 9:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 1:35 PM, 3:25 PM
Application on the day, numbered tickets distribution start at 9:30 AM each day - first come, first served basis
Place: Port Information Center (Toyohashi City)

•[Toyota Motor Corporation - Tahara Plant Tours] (applications closed)
Date and time: July 25th (Mon-holiday), 26th (Tue), 27th (Wed), 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
(*: July 25th only the PM hours)
Place: Port Information Center (Toyohashi City)


◘Sightseeing Tour
•[Sea Festival East Mikawa - One-Day Mountain Course]
Date and time: July 22nd (Fri) 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Course: Toyohashi departure > Toyokawa (Yotsuya Senmaida “Thousand Rice Paddies” / 30 min) > Shitara Town (Damine Castle / 30 min) > Lunch / 45 min > Toyone Village (Chausuyama Kogen Plateau / 90 min) > Toei Town (Toei Onsen Hot Springs / 60 min) > Shinshiro (Roadside Station “Michi-no-eki” Mokkuru Shinshiro / 30 min) > Toyohashi arrival
Fare: 5,000 yen/person
*: Requires prior application until July 4th (Mon)>>Click here (Japanese)

•[Sea Festival East Mikawa - One-Day Ocean Course]
Date and time: July 22nd (Fri) 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Course: Toyohashi departure > Toyokawa (Toyokawa Inari Temple / 60 min) > Toyohashi (Futagawa-juku Historical Inn and Non-Hoi Park / 120 min) > Lunch at Non Hoi / 60 min > Gamagori (Takeshima Aquarium / 45 min & Festival Market / 130 min) > Tahara (Roadside Station “Michi-no-eki” Tahara Mekkun House / 30 min) > Toyohashi arrival
Fare: 5,000 yen/person
*: Requires prior application until July 4th (Mon) Click here (Japanese)

*: See the event’s Official Web Site for events not listed.
>>Sea Festival East Mikawa Official Web Site

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : From July 16th (Saturday) to 31st (Sunday), 2016 (16 days)
Place : Toyohashi-City (豊橋市), Toyokawa-City (豊川市), Gamagori-City (蒲郡市), Tahara-City (田原市), Shinshiro-City (新城市), Shitara-Town (設楽町), Toei-Town (東栄町), Toyone-Village (豊根村)
Location : Umi Festa Higashi Mikawa Executive Committee Office
(Inside the Toyohashi City Industry Dept. Port Promotion Section)
3-29, Jinnofuto-cho, Toyohashi-City
(Port Information Center 2F)
Phone number : 0532-34-6070

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

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