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13 upcoming events
Ishidan Marathon at Mount Haguro

Ishidan Marathon at Mount Haguro

Late Oct

The Ishidan Marathon is an event held in Haguro that takes runners to the summit of Mount Haguro.

Yamagata 2 ¥4,000
Nanyo Chrysanthemum Festival

Nanyo Chrysanthemum Festival

Oct 1st - Nov 15th

The Nanyo Chrysanthemum Festival takes place from early October to mid-November every year at two venues: the Kumano Taisha Shrine..

Yamagata 3 Free
Yamagata Snow Festival

Yamagata Snow Festival

Late Jan

Yamagata hosts a winter festival on the first weekend of February 2017.

Yamagata Free
Zao Snow Monster Festival

Zao Snow Monster Festival

Early Feb

The Zao Snow Monsters rival Nagano's Snow Monkeys in popularity and they are one of Japan's winter attractions not to be..

Yamagata 3 Free
Kasedori Festival

Kasedori Festival

Mid Feb

Kasedori Festival, or “Strawbird Festival”, is a unique yet bizarre Japanese event. Performers gather at Kaminoyama Castle dre..

Yamagata 3 Free
Tendo Ningen Shogi

Tendo Ningen Shogi

Early Apr

Tendo Ningen Shogi is a “Human Chess” event that occurs every April in the city of Tendo, Yamagata. Set under rows of blooming..

Yamagata 2 Free
Tendo Sakura Matsuri

Tendo Sakura Matsuri

Early Apr - Early May

Known for the famous Ningen Shogi (Human Chess) event, the Tendo Sakura Matsuri is an annual spring festival held in Tendo Cit..

Yamagata Free
Sakura Season at Eboshiyama Park

Sakura Season at Eboshiyama Park

Mid Apr - Early May

Yamagata's Eboshiyama Park is one of the prefecture's top destinations to enjoy sakura season, and for good reason. The..

Yamagata 1 Free

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