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Updated: July 4, 2022

Katsushika Iris Festival (Shobu Matsuri) 葛飾菖蒲まつり

Horikiri Shobuen Iris Garden, 2-19-1 Horikiri, Katsushika City, Tokyo | Mizumoto Park, 3-2 Mizumoto-koen, Katsushika City, Tokyo
Mid May 2023 - Mid June 2023

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

As its name suggests, Horikiri Shobuen Iris Garden has long been famous for its iris flowers, inspiring artists such as Ando Hiroshige and Utagawa Toyokuni. It is home to 6,000 iris plants representing approximately 200 varieties.

Mizumoto Park is the only park in Tokyo with a large irrigation pond that offers captivating seasonal views. Around 14,000 iris flowers of 100 varieties will be in bloom this season. This year, the Iris Festival will be held in both parks, featuring shows and parades during the weekend, lights displays at night, and more. Check out the event schedule to see what catches your eye.


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    *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these times are subject to change.

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