Celebrating Ota's position as the “Gateway to Japan,” the International City Ota Festival (空フェス) annual event invites tourists to encounter a wealth of attractions, events and booths from all over the world. Held in view of Haneda Airport—the world’s third largest in passenger traffic volume—the festival showcases the strengths of Ota City and provides [...]
With one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games, Ota City will be commemorating the milestone.
This weekend (June 7th-9th) the annual Ota Expo will be held at Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal, operated by Japan Airport Terminal Co, Ltd.
The origins of Mizudome-no-Mai—whose name literally means, “Dance to stop the rain”—took place in the first centuries of the previous millennium.
A trio of children perform a Japanese lion dance to the music of flute and sasara (Japanese percussion instrument). This folk art dance, said to repel the evil spirits with the lion's energy, has been passed down over generations. Getting there 5 minutes' walk from "Rokugo-Dote" station on Keikyu Line More information [...]
Just one minute's walk from Tamagawa station lies Tamagawadai Park, which is famous for its vast hydrangea garden.
Have you decided what you will do during Golden Week? There will be various events in Ota ward.
Held annually in early February (typically on the 3rd), Setsubun is a custom that marks the official start of spring according to the Japanese lunar calendar.
Hashigo-nori is a traditional performance that attempts to pass on the techniques and methods of fireman in the Edo period. The performance is held every year on the coming-of-age day (second Monday of January) in front of the main hall of the Ikegami Honmonji Temple by the Omori Steeplejack Association. Don’t miss their acrobatic [...]
The Ota City Tourist Information Center located at the Keihin Kyuko line "Keikyu Kamata" station will celebrate its 3rd anniversary on December 11th