The event lineup has a range of DJs and musicians
The event lineup has a range of DJs and musicians (Photo: Star Festival - Used with Permission)

The Star Festival 2025

A two-day music event in Kyoto

Kim   - 1 min read
Venue : Kyoto Prefectural Forest Hiyoshi When : Mid May 2025

Running since 2012, the Star Festival is a two-day music event. This year's event features a range of acclaimed DJs and musicians, including DJ Krush, Aoki Takamasa, and Kyoto's own Fumiya Tanaka to name a few. The event allows attendees to camp at the grounds while enjoying the line up of talented artists.

Getting there

The Star Festival takes place at Kyoto's Stihl no Mori park grounds.

A shuttle bus has been organized from the JR Sonobe Station to the venue - the one-way fare is 500 yen and the ride takes around 20 minutes. Alternatively, taxis are available from the station and the approximate one-way fare is around 4000 yen.

For those who plan to drive to the venue, you'll need a parking ticket in advance. Details can be found on the official event website.


Kim @kim.b