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Updated: July 1, 2024

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
2024-5-27 - 2024-6-16

Note: The 2024 installment of this event has already taken place.

As its name suggests, Horikiri Shobuen Iris Garden has long been famous for its iris flowers, inspiring artists such as Utagawa 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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  • *For start and finish times, visit the official website.
    *Due to the weather, these times are subject to change and cancellation.

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