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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni’s official website. MCAS Iwakuni is the only Marine Corps installation on the mainland of Japan.
Local Event Information

Event information from Iwakuni City Hall


June 1 – September 10

Cormorant fishing at Kintai Bridge
7 – 9 p.m. at the Kintai Bridge area.
The cormorant fishing is summer feature at Nishiki River with 380 years tradition.
For more information, contact the Cormorant Fishing Office in Iwakuni City Tourist Association at 0827-28-2877. URL: http://ukai.iwakuni-city.net/

June 6 - July 21

Original Drawing exhibition of Kazuo Iwamura's Picture Book
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Chunan Culture Center.
For more information, contact the Shunan Culture Center at 0834-22-8787.

July 19

Iwakuni Port Fireworks Festival
8 – 9 p.m. in front of the Iwakuni Port Building, Shinminato-cho, Iwakuni City. Light rain or shine. In case of bad weather, it will postpone to the next day (July 20).
For more information, contact the Shinminato Chamber of commerce at 0827-22-0172.

July 19 – 21

Seto Inland Sea’s Gourmet Festival  ~Enjoy with music and beer~
From noon to 10 p.m. at Hiroshima Minato Park, Hiroshima City.
Free admission (Food and drinks are need to pay).  Enjoy the seafood from Seto Inland Sea with music and beer. In the evening, “Peace Arch Hiroshima Concert”, Hiroshima FM radio’s public recording will start.
For more information, check their official website at http://www.shimanowa2014.jp/event_introduction/sm01.html.

July 24

Otake-Waki River Fireworks festival
8:10 – 9 p.m. at the Yamato Bridge over Oze River, Waki Town. In case of bad weather, it will postpone to July 25.
For more information, contact Otake Tourist Association at 0827-52-3105.

July 26

Hikari Fireworks Festival
8 – 8:50 p.m. at the Nijigahama Beach, Hikari City. In case of bad weather, it will postpone to July 21.
For more information, contact Hikari City Tourist Association at 0833-72-1400.

August 2

The 47th Nishiki River Water Festival
8 – 9:30 p.m. at the Kintai Bridge Area. Light rain or shine. In case of bad weather, the festival will postpone to August 30 with the same time schedule. Click the map to see the traffic restriction on the day.
For more information, contact the executive committee of the festival in the Iwakuni Tourist Association at 0827-41-2037.

August 11

Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival
7:40 – 8:40 p.m. at the sea offshore of Itsukushima Shrine, Miayajima. Light rain or shine. In case of bad weather, it will postpone to August 12 or 13.
For more information, contact Miyajima Tourist Office at 0829-44-2011.

August 13

Disney Live "Mickey's magic show"
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. at the Shunan Culture Hall, Shunan City, Yamaguchi Pref.
For more information, contact the Yamaguchi Branch Office of Dieney Live at 0834-31-9000.
URL: http://www.disney.co.jp/live/

August 29

Japan Chamber Philharmony, 2014 West Japan Tour
Doors open 6:15 p.m., the concert starts from 6:45 p.m. at the concert hall, Shinfonia Iwakuni.
For more information, contact JCP Japan Chamber Philharmony at 0827-32-3858.
URL: http://ww51.tiki.ne.jp/~jcp-ishii/main.html

September 27

“Don Quixote” by Tokyo Ballet Company
Doors open 1:30 p.m., the performance starts from 2 p.m. at the concert hall, Shinfonia Iwakuni.
For more information, contact Shinfonia Iwakuni at 0827-29-1600.