Events Calendar July 2018 平成30年7月のイベント・カレンダー
July 2018 Events Summary
Festival Events 祭り
1. Art Park Project, vol. 11 アートパーク11
'Art Park' is an interactive community art project held in Matsudo Central Park ('Chuo Koen'). Art Park events are put on by Seitoku University, in collaboration with community organisations and local government. Participation in Art Park is open to children and their parents, and is free of charge.
When: Sunday July 1st, 10:00~15:00
Participation welcome at any time during these hours
Where: Matsudo Central Park ('Chuo Koen'), a short walk from Matsudo Station east exit (behind Ito Yokado)
Participation: Children (elementary school age and below). Parents are also welcome
※The event will proceed in the case of light rain. In the case of heavy rain, it will be postponed until Sunday July 15th.
For more information, please visit Art Park's blog.
2. Tanabata Night Bazaar 七夕ナイトバザール
Want to have a night date in Matsudo? Visit Tanabata Night Bazaar to enjoy live performances, festival stalls and some unique shows such as Yutaka Contest for...dogs! And make sure you don't miss out the food trucks.
Feel free to wear Yukata and explore the festival.
When: Saturday July 7th, 17:00~20:00
Where: Matsudo Buiding Plaza (In front of former Isetan), about 6 min walk from Matsudo Station west exit.
※The event will proceed in the case of rain.
The Matsudo Chamber of Commerce and Industry
3. Firefly Watching Event ホタル観賞の夕べ
In Japan, in the beginning of July, fireflies (hotaru) can be spotted near clear rivers and streams at night. How about coming to Firefly Watching Event in Matsudo to experience the glowing fireflies?
This event is on the same day with Tanabata Night Bazaar.
When: Saturday July 7th, 15:00~20:30
Where: Harusamebashi Shinsui Square (春雨橋親水広場) & Matsudo Shrine, about 7 min walk from Matsudo Station west exit.
※The event will proceed in the case of rain.
Matsudo City Tourism Association
時間： 30年7月1日（土曜） 15時から20時30分まで
問い合わせ： 松戸観光協会 Tel: 047-703-1100
4. Shin Matsudo Festival 新松戸まつり
Get out and about in Shin Matsudo this July! This local festival is in it's 32nd year, and promises a fun day out for tthe entire family. There will be a samba dance parade, traditional dance performances, taiko drumming, shrine carrying for the kids, food stalls and more!
Date: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of July, 2018
Venue: Shin Matsudo Central Park ('Chuo Koen'), walking distance from Shin Matsudo Station
5. Nishiguchi Park Beer Garden 西口公園ビアガーデン
The Beer Garden is back for another year! Head down to Nishiguchi Park to enjoy some beer on tap, festival foods and live music. A great way to relax with friends and family.
Date: Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of July, 2018
Time: 12pm - 8pm both days
Place: Nishiguchi Park, in front of Daiei (2 min walk from the west exit of Matsudo Station)
Organiser and Contact information: Matsudo Machizukuri Conference, TEL: 090-6000-6653
1. Planetarium screenings @ Naoko Space Planetarium プラネタリウム室のスケジュール
The Matsudo Shimin Kaikan (Citizens' Centre) is home to the 'Naoko Space Planetarium', aptly named after former astronaut and Matsudo local Naoko Yamazaki. The planetarium runs seasonal screenings. The summer schedule is as follows -
Dates: Thursday June 2nd, 2018 - Thursday August 30th, 2018
Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays
July 2018 Programs:
"Mars' Closest Approach" (40min), 10:30* and 15:30
"Story of Scorpio" (20min, for children), 13:30 and 14:30
※The 10:30 screening has Japanese subtitles for the hearing impaired.
※"Mars' Closest Approach" will start from July 14th. On July 7th and 8th, "Kid Day Tanabata" the special program will be screened.
Entry fee: 50yen for adults, free for children (junior school and below) and pensioners (65 years and over). Entry tickets are required and can be picked up/purchased on the 2nd floor up to 30min prior to each screening.
Location: Matsudo Shimin Kaikan. 4th floor, Matsudo 1389-1 (5-10min walk from Matsudo Station east exit)
1. Gathering of foreign parents and babies @ 'Hot Room Shin Matsudo' (public playspace) 海外から来たママとパパの広場 ＠ ほっとるーむ新松戸
On the 4th Thursday of every month the 'Hot Room Shin Matsudo' playspace holds a casual gathering for foreign parents and their babies. The session is also popular amongst parents with foreign spouses, parents who have lived overseas in the past, and those who have an interest in foreign cultures. It is completely free and open to anyone with a young child (generally up to the age of 3).
Date: Thursday July 26th, 2018
Time: 10:30 onwards (bring a packed lunch to eat afterwards if you like)
Location: 'Hot Room Shin Matsudo', Shin Matsudo 3-1-4
For more information, visit the 'Children & Family' page.
2. PARADISE AIR artists in residence PARADISE AIRのアーティスト・イン・レジデンス
July is an exciting month for local artist-in-residence program Paradise Air. Click here for more information about artists.
Visit the Paradise Air website for information about performances and exhibitions.