Posts Tagged ‘things to do’



2018.03.06 (Tue)


The Yurihama International Friendship Association (YIFA) is happy to announce that it will be hosting a multi-cultural exchange event on March 24th at Hawai Aloha Hall and the Hawai Community Center (located in the same building).

This family-friendly event is free to attend and open to everyone, so we invite you to come on by and enjoy a Vietnamese cooking class in the morning as well as traditional Japanese arts, a chance to wear traditional Japanese garments, Jamaican song and dance, an English corner, and more!

Saturday, March 24, 2018     1:30pm~4:00pm
平成30年3月24日(土) 午後1時30分~4時
  ※Vietnamese cooking class   9:30am~
※ベトナム料理教室 午前9時半~
Venue Hawai Aloha Hall & Hawai Community Center
584 Hawai Nagase, Yurihama
会場 ハワイアロハホール・羽合分館  湯梨浜町はわい長瀬584










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2018.02.19 (Mon)


Come join us next Sunday for this free family-friendly seminar (in Japanese) by voice actress, singer, writer, and single mother, Ms. Rei Sakuma.

Known for her work in the children’s show Soreike! Anpanman and in Kiki’s Delivery Service, Ms. Sakuma incorporates songs and stories into her talks to help convey her underlying message of the importance of stretching and exercising one’s heart and mind to prepare you for the difficult times in life.


Date Sunday, February 25, 2018
  9:30am     Opening・Awards Ceremony
10:10am     Seminar by Ms. Rei Sakuma
11:40am   Q&A and Comments
12:00pm     Finish
Venue Hawai Aloha Hall (Large Hall)
  584 Hawai Nagase, Yurihama
Inquiries Town Planning Division
TEL: 0858-35-5311   FAX: 0858-35-3697
  Hawai Aloha Hall
TEL: 0858-35-5678

足湯~ Hot Springs Footbaths

2018.02.12 (Mon)



Each named for one of the seven gods of good fortune, there are 7 chloride sulfate hot springs footbath (足湯 ashiyu) locations found around the perimeter of Yurihama’s Lake Tōgō.足湯3

Visitors can relax and soak their feet while conversing with friends, making new acquaintances, getting lost in a good book, waiting for their onsen tamago to cook, or simply enjoying the scenery.

Recommended for anyone who may be a bit hesitant to undress in front of others but who wants to take advantage of the Japanese onsen experience, all footbaths are free to use and are open year-round (except during maintenance and weekly cleanings).

Don’t forget to bring a towel!

足湯5Located near the entrance to the Yu no Yado Saika Japanese-stye inn in the Hawai Onsen district of Yurihama, the Fukurokuju no Yu footbath is found in an old wooden structure with a calm and serene atmosphere. It is especially recommended for healing bruises and improving circulation. Hours: 10am – 9pm

足湯7With a southern European feel and tropical plants, the Ebisu no Yu footbath is the perfect place to unwind. It is found just across the way from the Suigou Japanese-style inn.                                  Hours: 10am – 9pm

足湯9Conveniently located across from the Yamamoto Business Hotel and the Yamamoto Souvenir Shop, Juroujin no Yu is a unique footbath that was built around the bench of the bus stop.          Hours: 10am – 9pm

Built inside of an old shijimi clam fishing boat, the Benzaiten no Yu footbath is located near a dock and offers a spectacular view of the lake. It’s the perfect spot to watch a romantic sunset!                      Hours: 10am – 9pm

足湯11Found in Yurihama’s Megumi no Yu Park, the Hotei no Yu (Megumi no Yu) not only offers a beautiful view of the lake, but visitors can also enjoy making onsen tamago at this location (you should let the eggs cook for about 25 minutes). This footbath is also popular with the locals, making it the perfect spot to meet and chat with the local residents!
Open 24/7

足湯⑭The Bishamonten no Yu (Koi no Yu) is an open-air footbath marked by a monument of two carps within the Togo Lakeshore (Kohan) Park. It is said to make a wish for true love come true if you enter it together. Visitors can also enjoy making onsen tamago at this location (you should let the eggs cook for about 18 minutes).               Hours: 10am – 9pm

Yurihama’s only indoor footbath, the Daikokuten no Yu footbath is found inside the popular bakery and restaurant Panini and offers an incredible view of the lake.                 Hours: 10am – 5pm
Panini Tel: 0858-24-4722




2018.01.23 (Tue)


 The Yurihama International Friendship Association (YIFA) holds events throughout the year aimed at promoting cross-cultural understanding. This February, YIFA invites you to come and enjoy a traditional Chinese tea ceremony led by Ms. Shu Koushin at the Enchoen Chinese Garden.

Instructor          Ms. Shu Koushin
Location            Enchoen Chinese Garden (565-1 Hikiji, Yurihama)
Date                 Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time                 Class A: 1:30 – 2:30pm      Class B: 3:00 – 4:00pm
Fee                   YIFA Member 300円     Non-Member 500円

Inquiries & Application to Attend
Yurihama Town Planning Division
TEL: 0858-35-5311
E-mail: (Coordinator for International Relations)





2018.01.15 (Mon)


Come join us for the 4th annual Yurihama International Ground Golf Open, to be held at the home of ground golf, Shiokaze no Oka Tomari (Tomari Sea Breeze Hill) on GGPRa With simple rules and an emphasis on courtesy, no experience is needed to play ground golf or enjoy its numerous social and health benefits. This tournament also provides an excellent opportunity to meet and network with people from throughout the world.


GGPR4 2,000円 per person
(includes lunch for both days and cost of insurance and is to be paid at registration table on first day of tournament)


  1. Play will follow the rules set forth by the Japan Ground Golf Association.
  2. Free rental clubs, balls, and markers will be available.
  3. The event will still be held in the event of rain; however, the event is subject to change in the event of severe weather.
  4. There will be an optional welcome reception held on Friday, May 18, 2018, before the tournament begins. This is free for all participants to attend.

International GG Open Executive Committee
〒682-0723 Tottori-ken, Tohaku-gun, Yurihama-cho, Hisadome 19-1 E-mail:                  TEL: 0858-35-5368



2017.12.11 (Mon)


Just a little over a year has passed since the 2016 Central Tottori Earthquake hit Yurihama and its surrounding areas. While the number of tarps marking damaged homes and buildings has decreased, repairs are still underway.

In remembrance, a gorgeous cast of local singers from an array of genres are coming together to put on a recovery concert. The concert will include performances by Sara Yanai, Koji Nishimura, Tatsuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichiro Matsushima, and Mari Kohama, with special guest announcer Katoh Appli.コンサート1

Tickets are 1,000円 and are available at Hawai Aloha Hall and all Town Hall locations. All seating is general admission.



2017.11.29 (Wed)



The 11th annual Yurihama Musical will be held Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Hawai Aloha Hall.

Featuring a mix of local residents including everyone from experienced performers to newcomers to the stage, this year’s musical takes place during Japan’s Nara period and tells the story of Princess Chūjō, whose remains are said to now rest at Daiden Temple on Yurihama’s Mount Kuhon.


Date         Sunday, December 10, 2017 ・平成29年12月10日(日)
Times       Matinee 1:00pm/Evening performance 5:00pm
昼の部 開演13:00 夜の部 開演17:00
Venue      Hawai Aloha Hall
(584 Hawai Nagase, Yurihama, Tohaku, Tottori Prefecture 〒682-0722)
ハワイアロハホール  (鳥取県東伯郡湯梨浜町はわい長瀬584)
Tickets     Adults: 1,000 yen (1,300 yen at the door)   High school students & below: 500 yen
チケット 大人/1000円(当日1300円) 小人/500円(高校生以下) チケット販売所:湯梨浜町役場各庁舎、ハワイアロハホール、倉吉未来中心、とりぎん文化会館


See this blog’s post on the Mt. Kuhon Daiden Temple Ceremony(九品山会式)HERE.