OFFICIAL TOUR

Throughout the four-day event, a series of Official Bus Tours will take place, with local tour guides taking visitors on one of eight different routes – each featuring three local factories. In addition to activities at each of the factories, visitors will be able to experience the beautiful local scenery while hearing insights from the local tour guides.

参加申込専用サイト
https://minkip.jp/product_bookings/index/event_id:00294

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NOMIKAJI TASAI

eizuka Works. Ltd

SEKIKAWA MOKKOUJYO

Kobayashi Industrial Co.,Ltd.

KARASAWA YASURI Co.,Ltd.

PLANNING MIZUHO Co.,Ltd.

TAKASAN Ltd.

SAKUMA SYOKUHIN Co.,Ltd.

MARUNAO

KAWASAKI KENMA

Yamazaki polishing industry Co.,Ltd

SAITOU INDUSTRIAL Co.,Ltd.

TAKEDA KANAGATA SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

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FURUSAWA SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

Leger Co.,Ltd.

MARUDAI Ltd.

YAMAMURA MANUFACTURING Co.,Ltd

MASAKO YAMAGUCHI MOKKOU

NOZAKIN Co.,Ltd.

TM Co.,Ltd.
KOBAYASHI SEIKYO Co.,Ltd.𨦇

SAKAGEN Co.,Ltd.

TSUBAME-CITY MIGAKIYA ICHIBANKAN

SAKURAI Co.,Ltd.

YAMAZAKI KINZOKU KOGYO Co.,Ltd.

KONDO SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

SHIRAI SANGYO Co.,Ltd.

AIBA SHIKI SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

YAMATOKI SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

RECEPTION

At this year’s “Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival,” six of the factories will stay open during the night for reception parties. Visitors can communicate with the artisans, who have done their day’s job.
At some of the receptions, special events will be held for the visitors to enjoy the unique environments of the factories. Please make sure to visit those factories at night while you are in Tsubame-Sanjo for the Factory Festival.

HINOURA HAMONO

10.2  18:00-20:00 

For the special evening, floodlights will light up the quiet machines that have done the day’s job. During the reception, special film, showing the scenes of the factory during the day, will be screened. Among the machines, you can chat with the artisans about their history and passions. (Snack and one drink included)

Fee ¥1,500 capacity 30

TADAFUSA Co.,Ltd.

10.3  18:00-20:00 

During the day, it would be impossible to talk to the artisans in the factory filled with the forging sound. The reception is going to be the special occasion for the visitors to have some drinks with the artisans. (Snack and one drink included)

Fee ¥1,000 capacity 50

GYOKUSENDO Co,.Ltd.

10.3  18:00-19:00 

GYOKUSENDO, a registered tangible cultural property, will host a special concert for Hiromi Motomiya, the flutist who was chosen as the opening at this year’s Nihonkai Yuuhi Concert. After the concert, the visitors can join the tour of the factory at night. (Includes one drink)

Fee ¥1,000 capacity 40
Reservation, Contact
TEL 0256-62-2015 ※Start accepting reservations from 9.24

TAKEDA KANAGATA SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.

10.4 17:00-19:00 

The idol group RYUTist is well known in and outside of Niigata Prefecture. They will give an evening live performance at the factory. After the performance, the reception will be held at the venue. (Snack and one drink included. 500 yen for a drink)

Fee ¥2,000 capacity 50
Reservation, Contact
TEL 0256-46-8720 Start accepting reservations from 9.24

Snow peak Inc.

10.4  18:00-20:00 

The reception party will held at their immense camping cite annexed to the headquarters of Snow peak; the visitors will be treated with quintessential camping food cooked with Dutch ovens.

Fee ¥2,500 capacity 100
Reservation, Contact
TEL 0256-46-5858 Start accepting reservations from 9.24

SUWADA BLACKSMITH WORKS,Inc.

10.5  17:30-20:00 

As the finale for the Factory Festival, the closing party will be held at SUWADA BLACKSMITH WORKS. Opening its factory shop and gallery space, SUWADA artisans will welcome you with food and drinks. And a professional bartender will make special drink according to your request. The food, drinks and cocktails are all free, of course.

Fee ¥2,500 capacity 50
Reservation, Contact
TEL 0256-45-6111 Start accepting reservations from 9.24

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HINOURA HAMONO
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TADAFUSA Co.,Ltd.
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GYOKUSENDO Co,.Ltd.
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TAKEDA KANAGATA SEISAKUSHO Co.,Ltd.
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Snow peak Inc.
18:00-20:00

SUWADA BLACKSMITH WORKS,Inc.
17:30-20:00

EVNET

During “Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival,” various events will be held at several locations in the area. In addition to the factories and workshops, visitors can enjoy many aspects of Tsubame-Sanjo’s product making, food, and history: a temporal market with long history and tradition; special café where the local farmers offers their specialty food; trade fair where the high-tech companies gather… Please make sure to visit them while you are in the area.

Factory Festival Working tour

10.4  9:30-11:30/13:00-15:00/16:00-18:00

As an area that grew with a passion for making goods, a rich mix of culture and tradition awaits on every street and building. Following the lead of local guides and artisans, an unimaginable beauty can be discovered throughout the streets of Tsubame-Sanjo.

Rokusaiichi Market Nishichi-no-ichi

10.2  5:00-16:00 

A pop-up market that regularly takes place in Sanjo, Rokusaiichi Market is said to date back to 1569. On the days with number 2 and 7 each month, the market offers local vegetables, kuruma-bu (Sanjo’s famous wheel-shaped gluten cakes) and stick-shaped Poppo-yaki cakes.

Rokusaiichi Market Goto-no-ichi

10.5  5:00-16:00 

A pop-up market that regularly takes place in Sanjo, Rokusai Market is said to date back to 1569. On the days with number 5th and 10th of each month, local fruits and vegetables, flowers, fish, cakes, cookies, clothes, seeds and plants are sold.

Tsubame-Sanjo Morning Meadow Café

10.2  15:00-16:00 at Hervest 
10.4  9:00-16:00 at Uchiyama Nouen 

Despite being known for its large industrial area, Tsubame-Sanjo is in fact one of the largest fruit and vegetable farming areas in Niigata Prefecture. Enriched by three rivers, the fertile soil supports the production of rice, fruit (peaches, pears, grapes) and vegetables (cabbages, scallions, eggplants and tomatoes). During the festival, the “Morning at the Farm Cafe” will see local farmers serve delicious food made with fresh, local produce.

Tsubame Aozora market

10.5  9:00-16:00 

At the market, visitors will be able to purchase metal and bronze items at a discount of 20-50% off retail price. Sale items will include cutlery (knives, forks, spoons), kitchen tools (pots, pans, knives), homewares and traditional craft goods including tea canisters, saucers and pitchers.

Tsubamesanjo Manufacturing Messe 2014

10.2  10:00-16:00

Throughout the duration of the festival, a special trade fair will feature local businesses alongside more than 170 other companies presenting new technologies tailored to the needs of Tsubame-Sanjo’s factories.

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Rokusaiichi Market Nishichi-no-ichi
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Tsubame-Sanjo Morning Meadow Café(at Hervest)
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Tsubamesanjo Manufacturing Messe 2014
10:00-16:00

Factory Festival Working tour
9:30-11:30
13:00-15:00
16:00-18:00

Tsubame-Sanjo Morning Meadow Café(at Uchiyama Nouen)
9:00-16:00

Rokusaiichi Market Goto-no-ichi
5:00-16:00

Tsubame Aozora market
9:00-16:00