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11 upcoming events
Tendo Ningen Shogi

Tendo Ningen Shogi

Apr 15th - Apr 16th

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
Hanagasa Matsuri

Hanagasa Matsuri

Early Aug

Hanagasa Matsuri is a dance festival which originiated in Obanazawa but is now celebrated across Yamagata every summer.

Yamagata 2 Free
Shinjo Matsuri

Shinjo Matsuri

Late Aug

Shinjo, in Yamagata, hosts this annual festival in which giant floats are paraded through the city.

Yamagata 2
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

Early Oct - Early Nov

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

Yamagata 4 Free
Millennium Corridor

Millennium Corridor

Late Oct - Early Dec

From late October until early December, one of the Tohoku region's most popular winter illumination events is set to take place...

Yamagata ¥1,500
Tendo City Nabe Battle

Tendo City Nabe Battle

Late Nov - Early Dec

Now in its 27th year, the Tendo City Nabe Battle is held every winter and sees numerous restaurants fight it out – peacefully ..

Yamagata 9
Yamagata Snow Festival

Yamagata Snow Festival

Late Jan

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

Yamagata Free

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