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Odate Rose Festival

Odate Rose Festival

Jun 1st - Jun 30th

Rose fan? The annual Odate Rose Festival takes place at the Ishida Rose Garden in Akita, and the event showcases around 500 different..

Akita Free
Asamai Park Iris Festival

Asamai Park Iris Festival

Jun 20th - Jul 10th

Each year from late June through to early July, Akita's Asamai Park is filled to the brim with the color of 600,000 irises in..

Akita Free
Misato Town Lavender Festival

Misato Town Lavender Festival

Jun 15th - Jul 10th

Each year in early summer, Misato Town in Akita Prefecture is home to a lavender festival that blankets the ground in purple. Around..

Akita 3 Free
Hydrangea Viewing at Unshoji Temple

Hydrangea Viewing at Unshoji Temple

Jun 13th - Jul 19th

Unshoji Temple is located in Oga, Akita Prefecture, and has become famous for its spectacular display of hydrangeas during Japan's..

Akita 4 ¥500
Akita Kanto Festival

Akita Kanto Festival

Early Aug

The Kanto Matsuri is also known as the pole lantern festival. It is a Tanabata related celebration in Akita City held annually from..

Akita 1 Free
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

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