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Mashiko Pottery Fair

Japan, 321-4218 Jonaisaka, Mashiko-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi Prefecture

Held every year during Golden Week in the spring and around November 3rd in the fall, it is Mashiko's largest event, attracting approximately 600,000 visitors in both spring and fall. During the event, around 600 tents will be set up, and various Mashiko ware will be sold at cheaper prices than usual. Another appeal is that you can enjoy direct conversations with up-and-coming artists and craftsmen. You can also purchase local agricultural products and miscellaneous goods.

Business Time

Telephone number 0285-70-1120
  • 【train】 Get off at Oyama Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen or JR Utsunomiya Line. From Oyama Station, transfer to the JR Mito Line and get off at Shimodate Station. From Shimodate Station, transfer to Moka Railway and get off at Mashiko Station, about a 15-minute walk. 【bus】 Approximately 65 minutes by Kanto Bus bound for Mashiko from Tobu Utsunomiya Station or JR Utsunomiya Station (west exit bus stop 14), get off at "Sayadokami," "Tōgei Messe Iriguchi," or "Jonaizaka." 【Express bus】 From Akihabara Station, take the Ibaraki Kotsu Highway Bus "Kanto Yakimono Liner" for about 2 hours and 30 minutes, and get off at "Togei Messe Iriguchi". 【car】 Approximately 20 minutes from via Joban Expressway “Tomobe JCT” Kita-Kanto Expressway “Sakuragawa Chikusei IC” Approximately 25 minutes from via Tohoku Expressway “Tochigi Tsuga JCT” Kita-Kanto Expressway “Moka IC”
Language 日本語
Last Update : 2024.03.05   Mashiko Town Tourism and Commerce Division

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