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15 upcoming events
Odate Shining Street

Odate Shining Street

Early Dec - Mid Jan

Odate Shining Street is an avenue of trees illuminated until early morning in Akita Prefecture. Some 82 trees over a 800 meter distance..

Akita Free
The Giant Tug of War of Kariwano

The Giant Tug of War of Kariwano

Mid Feb

Each winter on February 10th the people of Kariwano district in Daisen City, Akita gather together for a giant tug of war that will..

Akita 1 Free
Namahage Sedo Festival

Namahage Sedo Festival

Mid Feb

The Namahage Festival is held each year on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of February, around the time of the old or lunar..

Akita 2 Free
Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival

Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival

Mid Feb

The Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival (火振りかまくら Hiburi Kamakura) takes place in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture annually on..

Akita 2 Free
Yuzawa Inukko Dog Festival

Yuzawa Inukko Dog Festival

Feb 13th - Feb 14th

The Inukko dog festival is held on the second weekend in February in Yuzawa City in Akita

Akita 5
Yokote Kamakura Festival

Yokote Kamakura Festival

Mid Feb

Every February, Akita's Yokote transforms into a fairytale landscape dotted with igloo-like structures in a festival dating..

Akita 1 Free
Taihei River Sakura Festival

Taihei River Sakura Festival

Mid - Late Apr

From around mid to late April in Akita City, the banks of the Taihei River come alive with the color of around 1000 cherry trees..

Akita 3 Free

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