2024 : Late April – Early May
Click for information about the Pottery Fair in AUTUMN (early November).
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
There are hundreds of art stalls throughout the town where artists and local potters sell their work.
👀Find your once-in-a-lifetime pottery at one of 🇯🇵Japan’s largest pottery fair❗️
Every year during 🎌Japan’s Golden Week Holiday (Around the end of April-early May), the time-honored Spring Pottery Fair⚱️(Started in 1966) is held in Mashiko Town. A massive variety of pottery from daily necessities to art crafts will be ready in more than 50 shops and 500 outdoor display tents🎪at reduced prices!
Take your time to 🚶wander around, and if you’re a pottery lover don’t miss this chance to talk directly with pottery artists and craftsmen! Share the excitement with Mashiko and lose yourself in a world of pottery❗️
🚶Walk along the 500 or so tents to take a look at the traditional Mashiko pottery, 🎨artwork, and local goodies! Strike up a 🙋🏼conversation with the 😃local artists and people — perhaps the ✨best way to get to know Japanese people and culture!
Established more than 80 years ago, Tonoike Sake Brewery is a traditional Sake brewery popular with overseas visitors. Visitors can drop by or book a tasting tour.
(Open 365 days)
One of the most popular strawberry picking locations in Japan. Popular with overseas visitors and suitable for children. Online booking available.
(Season is from Dec to early May)
Jyonaizaka, Mashiko-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi Pref. Japan 321-4218
From Tokyo via JR Utsunomiya Station (JR Line)
From Tokyo, take the Tohoku Shinkansen (bullet train) to JR Utsunomiya Station. Then take the bus to Jyonaizaka (城内坂 – Mashiko’s high street) a few stops before the end of the line. Approx. 2 -2.5 hours
From Moka Interchange (Kitakanto Expressway)
20 min drive from Moka IC on the Kitakanto Expressway (Kitakanto Jidoshado).
By Highway Bus
Highway Bus ‘Yakimono Liner’ from JR Akihabara Sta.
From JR Akihabara Station take the Yakimono Liner Bus ‘Highway bus ‘ (approx 2.5 hours). Get off at Togeimesse Iriguchi (陶芸メッセ入り口) which is one stop before the station.
Any questions about this event?
For information about this event please contact the Mashiko Tourist Office directly.
Tel: +81 0285-70-1120
Email: Contact Form (External Link)